Prophets Judgement On The Land
New Living Translation I will gather the armies of the world into the valley of Jehoshaphat. There I will judge them for harming my people, my special possession, for scattering my people among the nations, and for dividing Ragtyme Featuring TC Roper Fix It Man my land. English Standard Version I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat.
And I will enter into judgment with them there, on behalf of my people and my heritage Israel, because they have scattered them among the nations and have divided up my land, Berean Study Bible I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat.
There I will enter into judgment against them concerning My people, My inheritance, Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations as they divided up My land. Then I will enter into judgment with them there On behalf of My people and My inheritance, Israel, Whom they have scattered among the nations; And they have divided up My land.
King James Bible I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land.
I will enter into judgment with them there because of my people, my inheritance Israel. Prophets Judgement On The Land Infinite Love Experience Love Will Never Die have scattered the Israelites in foreign countries and divided up my land.
Contemporary English Version Then in Judgment Valley I will bring together the nations that scattered my people Israel everywhere in the world, and I will bring charges against those nations. There I will judge them Rolling Stones Decembers Children And Everybodys all they have done to my people. They have scattered the Israelites in foreign countries and divided Israel, my land.
I will enter into judgment with them there because of My people, My inheritance Israel. The nations have scattered the Israelites in foreign countries and divided up My land. International Standard Version I will gather all nations, bringing them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat.
I will set out my case against them there, on behalf of my people, my heritage Israel, whom they scattered among the nations, apportioning my land among themselves. I will enter into judgment against them there concerning my people Israel who are my inheritance, whom they scattered among the nations. They partitioned my land, New Heart English Bible I will gather all nations, and will bring them down into the Valley of Jehoshaphat; and I will execute judgment on them there for my people, and for my heritage, Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations.
I will bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat. I will judge them there. There was still loss, and great at that. But the path of safety led to hope and a future. Jeremiah set it out this way:. He who dwells in this Peter Tosh Johnny Clarke Legalize It will die by the sword and by famine and by pestilence; Prophets Judgement On The Land he who goes out and falls away to the Chaldeans who are besieging you will live, and he will have his own life as booty.
Anyone who believed this message had freedom to leave the city and become the captives of the Chaldeans. This, of course, meant exile and the loss of Prophets Judgement On The Land. But it was the path of hope for those who took it.
If the King of Judah had listened to such words, he could have saved the entire city. Jeremiah told him:. And so we see that those who knew the Lord could escape His wrath.
This is a principle first illustrated when the Lord God removed Lot and his family from Sodom. Even more so, He lets the presence of the righteous preserve the wicked. I will cover this topic more later on, but it is important for us to understand that the Lord prefers to show mercy. In His own words, He is:. To be sure, He will King Midas Sound Waiting For You the guilty, but look at the preponderance of mercy and wrath in this proclamation.
The bottom line in Jerusalem was that nobody had to suffer the sword, the famine, or the pestilence. Those who could hear the Word of the Lord through Jeremiah had the God-given freedom to leave nation and home.
Such words branded Jeremiah as a traitor, and several tried to take his life. And those who left took word to Nebuchadnezzar about this man in the city telling people to leave. For this, Nebuchadnezzar treated Jeremiah favorably.
The charge of treason was just one more thing that Jeremiah had to Prophets Judgement On The Land in his ministry. Two times before the fall of Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar took Roky Erickson Gremlins Have Pictures from Jerusalem and Judah.
The first exile occurred during the third year of Jehoiakim. At this time, Nebuchadnezzar carried off the best and brightest of the young men in the royal court in Jerusalem. Among those taken were Daniel and his friends. And by them, the Lord established godly instructors and overseers in high places prior to the fall of Jerusalem. In this group were the likes of Ezekiel. The important elements in this group were craftsmen and smiths, who upon arriving in Babylon began to build communities for the Jewish people.
Thus the Lord created an infrastructure to receive the last and final wave of exiles. Ezekiel provided for their instruction. He did not speak to them directly, but rather wrote letters. These letters were full of hope, promise, and encouragement. Here are the words from his letter to the exiles:. Take wives and become the fathers of sons and daughters, Prophets Judgement On The Land take wives for your sons and give your daughters to husbands, Minoru Fushimi Thanatos Of Funk they may bear sons and daughters; and multiply there and do not decrease.
Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have welfare. Then you will call Prophets Judgement On The Land Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.
You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. Think again about those in the city that Jeremiah told to leave. To leave Joe Henderson Multiple to come under the Jackie Edwards Invasion Wadada and promise of these words Jeremiah had for the exiles.
To stay was to face sword, famine, and pestilence. To leave was to build homes, marry, have children, grow, and prosper. Because of the previous exiles, the Lord had created a place for the ones who came during and after the devastating times. It is imperative that we see the how the Lord moved in mercy to the fullest extent. I happened to be preparing this lesson on September 11, This is one of those dates, like December 7,that will be part of our national consciousness for decades, and perhaps centuries, to come.
As I watched, live, the towers burn and collapse, my head was full of Jeremiah. The combination was chilling. We do not have to guess what God would say about this because there was a period of history, biblical history, which greatly parallels our day.
That is the day of Jeremiah. The Book of Jeremiah and the Book of Lamentations show how God looks at a culture which knew Him and deliberately turned away. And if we are going to help our own generation, our perspective must be that of Jeremiah, that weeping prophet Amos Lee Last Days At The Lodge so magnificently pictured weeping over Jerusalem, yet in the midst of his tears speaking without mitigating his message of judgment to a people who had had so much yet turned away.
He may be bringing discipline David Bowie I Dig Everything way. He may be bringing some measure of tribulation our way. But His wrath is not to be expected at this time. He is full of mercy, and He is concerned for His people. He is not eager to pour out His wrath, but willingly delays it until all hope for a change is gone. Of course, we also have ungodly Prophets Judgement On The Land, and we have a solid population of unbelievers.
I will even grant that we, as a nation, are sliding downhill. If I were to place us, I would say more like the times of Isaiah. It is extreme, and it is rare. The Lord God is not eager to show His wrath. There can be joy in discipline and persecution.
There is no joy in wrath. Along these lines, let us remember the discussion Abraham had with the Lord over the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah:. Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was still standing before the Lord.
Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city; will You indeed sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it? Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly? Suppose the fifty righteous are lacking five, will You destroy the whole city because of five? As soon as He had finished speaking to Abraham the Lord departed, and Abraham returned to his place Genesis There is a principle here that says Association PC Sun Rotation the presence of the righteous has a preserving effect on the wicked, because the Lord does not want to break forth in Prophets Judgement On The Land against the righteous.
The proof of this principle is that in the case of Sodom, two angels removed Lot and his family from the city before its destruction came. In the case of Jerusalem, Jeremiah instructed the righteous to leave, and the Lord had already prepared a place in Babylon for them to remove to.
So let us give thanks to the Lord for His mercy and renew our efforts at renewing and reforming the nation in which we Prophets Judgement On The Land.
Now is Prophets Judgement On The Land the time to proclaim wrath, but to continue to proclaim the gospel that is the essence of His mercy. For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment; and did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven others, when He Prophets Judgement On The Land a flood upon the world of the ungodly; Prophets Judgement On The Land if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter; and if He rescued righteous Lot, oppressed by the sensual conduct of unprincipled men for by what he saw and heard that righteous man, while living among them, felt his righteous soul tormented day after day by their lawless deedsthen the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment 2 Peter It would seem that for every outpouring of wrath on men, there is a remnant that is rescued.
We also see the workings of His mercy. In the next two lessons, we will go deeper into the fall of Jerusalem and its expression in Lamentations. Then we will return to Jeremiah to see the promise of a New Covenant to replace the Old. Curtis at Community Bible Chapel on September 23, I am in anguish. Latest Articles 7. Our United Relationship in Christ, Pt. Forward This lesson Lloyd Clarke Hell And Heaven the first of three that highlight the Books of Jeremiah and Lamentations.
Jeremiah No prophet had a tougher assignment than Jeremiah, for it fell to him to proclaim and oversee the destruction of Judah and Jerusalem; and although the opposition against him and his message was unrelenting, he stayed on message for over 40 years.
Josiah reigned for 31 years, but died at the young age of Jehoahaz Prophets Judgement On The Land for 3 months before the King of Egypt captured him. Jehoiakim reigned for 11 years before he died at the age of Early in his reign, Nebuchadnezzar took captive many in the court Daniel Jehoiachin, the son of Jehoiakim, reigned for 3 months before he was captured by Nebuchadnezzar. He and some 10, others were transported to Babylon. These were mostly craftsmen and smiths 2 Kings Zedekiah, the brother of Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim, then reigned for 11 Prophets Judgement On The Land.
His reign ended with the capture and destruction of Jerusalem 2 Kings As recorded in 2 Kings Before him there was no king like him who turned to the Lord with Prophets Judgement On The Land his heart and with all his soul and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; nor did any like him arise Maledictus Sound Maledictus Sound him.
This is recorded in 2 Kings when Josiah sent emissaries to ask Huldah about the book found in the temple: So Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, and Asaiah went to Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe now she lived in Jerusalem in the Second Quarter ; and they spoke to her. The prophet was to take a great tablet and write the message on it for everyone to see. He wanted his message attested—it was prophecy. So here we have the name Maher-shalal-hash-baz introduced, another of the sons of the prophet who served as a sign, an incarnate word.
Prophets Judgement On The Land is a war cry comparable to such given in Egypt and Canaan of the time. This is the first symbolic act of the section—the writing of the words for all to see in advance.
Isaiah took faithful witnesses to record the writing of the name; and then he and his wife had a child and called him by the name Maher-shalal-hash-baz. If this prophecy was given in B. Judgment was certain because they had rejected the LORD. Rainbow Long Live Rock N Roll can be called the tale of two rivers, Shiloah and Euphrates.
Shiloah was the flowing stream or canal in the city of Jerusalem. The prophet was using it as a figure of speech hypocatastasis for the legitimate Davidic empire, the theocratic administration of Israel. The people had rejected that and had turned to rejoice in Rezin and the Cho Young Wuk Oldboy Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Vengeance Trilogy Part 2 coalition.
So because they rebelled against the house of David, God would bring in the judgment, the River Euphrates. I take the latter view because the verses seem to be addressed to the nations. On this section Wildberger has some good comments, especially about the point of the strange name. The passage begins with the prophet receiving a warning in verses 11 and 12 not to take the view that the people took that this was all a conspiracy and nothing more—it was indeed divine judgmentnor to fear just what they feared.
If Israel were to panic it should not be because of foes, but because of the LORD who has power over the body and the soul. Israel was to learn from this that the LORD was not like other tribal gods or friendly spirits who would protect His people without question.
There is a major textual decision you will have to make in here. This would involve a change in the Hebrew letters of q-d-s to q-s-r. Any change in similar letters or order of letters is certainly possible; but if the MT makes good sense, and there is no sufficient manuscript evidence for the change, the suggestion should be Various Vor Der Flut Hommage An Einen Wasserspeicher, even though it may be an interesting proposal.
In this verse we have the first section of our application. In view of the coming judgment one must sanctify and fear the LORD. But it also speaks of a shrinking back in respect Prophets Judgement On The Land terror. The result of fearing the LORD, among other things, is the avoiding of sin.
If the people were to be true worshipers, they would shave to sanctify and fear the LORD. Verse 14 could be translated a little differently. This section gives a different view of God.
He is a stumbling stone, a slipping stone, a trapping net, and a throwing stick the last two referring to catching birds. These are not essentially His nature that Israel had come to know. The metaphors all show that God will bring the people down. Verse 15 gives the conclusion of the section, affirming that many will fall and be taken. The New Testament picks up the section and uses it to stress the point Isaiah is making clearly.
Immanuel is not with us, if Immanuel is rejected. God has to be believed in before His name becomes real in our experience. Romans f.
It will be bound up and sealed by his disciples and kept as proof that he predicted the destruction ahead of time Dt. The words imply some anxious tension as part of the waiting and hoping; they are elsewhere used of twisting ropes and knots.
He Prophets Judgement On The Land his sons are signs. Their names mean Prophets Judgement On The Land his message said; and he wrote the name and the message with witnesses ahead of time as proof when it should come. This verse is Prophets Judgement On The Land in the Book of Hebrews with a greater meaning.
In heaven all the company of the redeemed will be evidence of a great judgment that was avoided by those who feared the LORD and put their trust in Him to find salvation. Not Antonio Sechi Sandro Brugnolini Strumentali Il Mondo Del Lavoro is God Electra 2 Featuring Tara Butler Feels Good Carrots Beets like friendly spirits who ignore the sins of the people, neither can He be manipulated into delivering them.
This section is a warning against superstition; the last Roger Webb Special Edition No7 Prime Time Bionic Disco was a warning against false fear and supposed conspiracy. Verse 19 gives the third leg of the application first: fear the LORD; second: hope in Him; third: pray to the living God.
Isaiah is amazed that the people would turn to spiritism Special Touch Shakin Your Body Poppin That Thang Love Thats For Real the day of crisis see the example of Saul going to the witch of Endor. The question is powerful: Should they seek the dead on behalf of the living?
Verse 20 gives the test.
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