Scripture Readings

Friday, April 19, 2013

Isaiah 45:11-17 (6th Hour)

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Thus says the Lord, The Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: “Ask Me of things to come concerning My sons; And concerning the work of My hands, you command Me.
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I have made the earth, And created man on it. I – My hands – stretched out the heavens, And all their host I have commanded.
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I have raised him up in righteousness, And I will direct all his ways; He shall build My city And let My exiles go free, Not for price nor reward,” Says the Lord of hosts.
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Thus says the Lord: “The labor of Egypt and merchandise of Cush And of the Sabeans, men of stature, Shall come over to you, and they shall be yours; They shall walk behind you, They shall come over in chains; And they shall bow down to you. They will make supplication to you, saying, ‘God is with you only, and there is no other; no god besides him.’
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Truly You are God, who hide Yourself, O God of Israel, the Savior!
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They shall be ashamed And also disgraced, all of them; They shall go in confusion together, Who are makers of idols.
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But Israel shall be saved by the Lord With an everlasting salvation; You shall not be ashamed or disgraced Forever and ever.