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Summary: A study of the book of Isaiah chapter 62 verses 1 through 12

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Isaiah 62: 1 -12

Yahweh’s Marriage Vow

1 For Zion’s sake I will not hold My peace, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her righteousness goes forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns. 2 The Gentiles shall see your righteousness, and all kings your glory. You shall be called by a new name, which the mouth of the LORD will name. 3 You shall also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God. 4 You shall no longer be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land any more be termed Desolate; But you shall be called Hephzibah, and your land Beulah; For the LORD delights in you, and your land shall be married. 5 For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall your sons marry you; And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall your God rejoice over you. 6 I have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; They shall never hold their peace day or night. You who make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent, 7 and give Him no rest till He establishes and till He makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth. 8 The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by the arm of His strength: “Surely I will no longer give your grain as food for your enemies; And the sons of the foreigner shall not drink your new wine, for which you have labored. 9 But those who have gathered it shall eat it, and praise the LORD; Those who have brought it together shall drink it in My holy courts.” 10 Go through, go through the gates! Prepare the way for the people; Build up, build up the highway! Take out the stones, lift up a banner for the peoples! 11 Indeed the LORD has proclaimed to the end of the world: “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘ Surely your salvation is coming; Behold, His reward is with Him, and His work before Him.’ ” 12 And they shall call them The Holy People, The Redeemed of the LORD; And you shall be called Sought Out, A City Not Forsaken.

We live in a cursed world and rightly so because our race is a fallen race. We do not deserve anything good. Yet, stop and realize how Great and Merciful our Wonderful Holy God Is. He still leaves us some beautiful things. I love Louis Armstrong’s song ‘What A Wonderful World’. Look with me at these amazing lyrics which paint an awesome picture;

I see trees of green,

Red roses too,

I see them bloom

For me and you

And I think to myself,

What a wonderful world.

I see skies of blue,

And clouds of white,

The bright blessed day,

The dark sacred night

And I think to myself,

What a wonderful world.

The colors of the rainbow

So pretty in the sky

Are also on the faces

Of people goin' by,

I see friends shadin' hands,

Sayin'"how do you do?".

They're really sayin' "I love you"

I hear babies cry

I watch them grow,

They'll learn much more

than I'll ever know

And I think to myself,

What a wonderful world.

I want you to take just a couple of minutes to stop and think of five things that you are thankful for. Here is my list. Have I listed some of the things on your lists?


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