17 Sep Isaiah 55:1-13
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1 “Is anybody thirsty?
Come and drink—
even if you have no dollars!
Come, take your selection of wine or milk—
it is all absolutely free!
two Why invest your dollars on meals that does not give you strength?
Why spend for meals that does you no very good?
Listen to me, and you will consume what is very good.
You will get pleasure from the finest meals.
three “Come to me with your ears wide open.
Listen, and you will discover life.
I will make an everlasting covenant with you.
I will give you all the unfailing appreciate I promised to David.
four See how I employed him to show my energy amongst the peoples.
I created him a leader amongst the nations.
five You also will command nations you do not know,
and peoples unknown to you will come operating to obey,
mainly because I, the Lord your God,
the Holy One particular of Israel, have created you glorious.”
six Seek the Lord although you can discover him.
Get in touch with on him now although he is close to.
7 Let the wicked adjust their approaches
and banish the extremely believed of carrying out incorrect.
Let them turn to the Lord that he may well have mercy on them.
Yes, turn to our God, for he will forgive generously.
eight “My thoughts are absolutely nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord.
“And my approaches are far beyond something you could consider.
9 For just as the heavens are greater than the earth,
so my approaches are greater than your approaches
and my thoughts greater than your thoughts.
10 “The rain and snow come down from the heavens
and keep on the ground to water the earth.
They trigger the grain to develop,
creating seed for the farmer
and bread for the hungry.
11 It is the similar with my word.
I send it out, and it normally produces fruit.
It will achieve all I want it to,
and it will prosper everywhere I send it.
12 You will reside in joy and peace.
The mountains and hills will burst into song,
and the trees of the field will clap their hands!
13 Exactly where as soon as there have been thorns, cypress trees will develop.
Exactly where nettles grew, myrtles will sprout up.
These events will bring wonderful honor to the Lord’s name
they will be an everlasting sign of his energy and appreciate.”