1 Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast.
2 They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.
3 Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb:
4 And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.
5 To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?
6 They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he maketh it a god: they fall down, yea, they worship.
7 They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.
8 Remember this, and shew yourselves men: bring it again to mind, O ye transgressors.
9 Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,
10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
11 Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.
12 Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness:
13 I bring near my righteousness; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.
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Tom Beckjorden's Isaiah Chapter 46 comment on 10/02/2016, 11:05am...
God the Father is so incredibly forgiving. Whether we have worship with a gold idol or fall short and make a mess of things, God is always willing to forgive us of our sin through Jesus Christ and forgive us. What a marvelous and perfect God.
Stephen F. Zielski's Isaiah Chapter 46 comment on 8/05/2016, 5:35am...
PARADOX ! WAKE UP AND HEAR OH ZION AND BEHOLD THE LIVING WORD OF THE LORD THY GOD ! THE VERY GOD OF THY SALVATION DRAWETH NEIGH UNTO THEE AND HIS CHRIST YOUR MESSIAH IS SEATED AT HIS RIGHT HAND IN GLORY EVERLASTING AMEN AND AMEN ! SHALOM ! SHALOM ! SHALOM MY BELOVED ! SHALOM !
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