The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
have shewed thee new things from this time, even hidden things, and thou
didst not know them.
ISA 48:7 They are created now, and not from the beginning; even before
the day when thou heardest them not; lest thou shouldest say, Behold, I
ISA 48:8 Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that
time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou wouldest deal
very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb.
ISA 48:9 For my name's sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise
will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.
ISA 48:10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have
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