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The feet of the joyful messenger; of him, that announceth Of the joyful messenger of good tidings; of him that an
nounceth salvation ! Of him, that sayeth unto Sion, Thy God reigneth ! All thy watchmen lift up their voice: they shout together : For face to face shall they see, when Jehovah returneth to
Sion. Burst forth into joy, shout together, ye ruins of Jerusalem! For Jehovah hath comforted his people; he hath redeemed
Israel. Jehovah hath made barc his holy arm, in the sight of all the
nations ; And all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our
Depart, depart ye, go ye out from thence; touch no polluted
thing: Go ye out from the midst of her; be ye clean, ye that bear the
vessels of Jehovah !
PREDICTION OF PROSPERITY TO ISRAEL.
CHAPTER LIV. VERSES 7-17.
In a little anger have I forsaken thee;
thee, For the mountains shall be removed ; And the hills shall be overthrown: But my kindness from thee shall not be removed; And the covenart of my peace shall not be overthrown: Saith Jehovah, who beareth towards thee the most tender af
fection. O thou afflicted, beaten with the storm, destitute of conso
And the whole circuit of thy walls shall be of precious stones.
obtain thy cause. This is the heritage of Jehovah's servants, And their justification from me, saith Jehovah.
REMEMBRANCE OF PAST AND SUPPLICATION FOR PRESENT
FORGIVENESS AND MERCY TO ISRAEL.
CHAPTER LXIII, FROM VERSE 7, AND CHAPTER LXIV. The mercies of Jehovah will I record, the praise of Jehovah, According to all that Jehovah hath bestowed upon us: And the greatness of his goodness to the house of Israel; Which he hath bestowed upon them, through his tenderness
and great kindness. For he said : Surely they are my people, children that will not
prove false; And he became their saviour in all their distress. It was not an envoy, nor an angel of his presence, that saved
them: Through his love, and his indulgence, He himself redeemed
them: And he took them up, and he bare them, all the days of old. But they rebelled, and grieved his Holy Spirit; So that he became their enemy; and he fought against them. And he remembered the days of old, Moses his servant; How he brought them up from the sea, with the shepherd of
his flock; How he placed in his breast his holy spirit: Making his glorious arm to attend Moses on his right hand in
his march; Cleaving the waters before them, to make himself a name er
erlasting ; Leading them through the abyss, like a courser in the plain
without obstacle. As the herd descendeth to the valley, the spirit of Jehovah So didst thou lead thy people, to make thyself a name illus
trious. Look down from heaven, and see, from thy holy and glo
rious dwelling: Where is thy zeal, and thy mighty power, The yearning of thy bowels, and thy tender affections ? are
they restrained from us? Verily, thou art our Father; for Abraham knoweth us not, And Ísrael doth not acknowledge us. Thou, O Jehovah, art our Father: O deliver us for the sake of thy name! Wherefore, O Jehovah, dost thou suffer us to err from thy
0! that thou wouldst rend the heavens, that thou wouldst
Therefore thou hast hidden thy face from us;
Our holy and glorious temple,
GLORY OF THE CHURCH OF GOD PREDICTED.
CHAPTER LX. LXI. VERSES 1-5, LXII. VERSES 1-4. ARISE, be thou enlightened; for thy light is come; And the gory of Jehovah is risen upon thee. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth; And a thick vapour the nations: But upon thee shall Jehovah arise ; And his glory upon thee shall be conspicuous. And the nations shall walk in thy light; And kings in the brightness of thy sun-rising. Lift up thine eyes round about, and see ; All of them are gathered together, they come unto thee; Thy sons shall come from afar; And thy daughters shall be carried at the side. Then shalt thou fear, and overflow with joy; And thy heart shall be rutħed, and dilated; When the riches of the sea shall be poured in upon thee; When the wealth of the nations shall come unto thee; An inundation of camels shall cover thee. The dromedaries of Midian and Epha; All of them from Saba shall come: Gold and frankincense shall they bear; And the praise of Jehovah shall they joyfully proclaim. All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered unto thee; Unto thee shall the rams of Nebaioth minister; They shall ascend with acceptance on mine altar; And my beauteous house I will yet beautify. Who are these, that fly like a cloud ? And like doves upon the wing? Verily the distant coasts shall await me; And the ships of Tarshish among the first : To bring thy sons from afar; Their silver and their gold with them : Because of the name of Jehovah thy God; And of the Holy One of Israel ; for he hath glorified thee. And the sons of the stranger shall build up thy walls; And their kings shall minister unto thee: For in my wrath I smote thee; But in my favour I will embrace thee with the most tender
affection. And thy gates shall be open continually ;
By day, or by night, they shall not be shut:
soles of thy feet:
And thou shalt know that i Jehovah am thy Saviour;
The spirit of Jehovah is upon me, Because Jehovah hath anointed me,