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Dry Springs

Therefore this is what the Lord says: “See, I will defend your cause and avenge you; I will dry up her sea and make her springs dry.   Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object … Continue reading

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Cool Waters from Distant Sources

Therefore this is what the Lord says: “Inquire among the nations: Who has ever heard anything like this? A most horrible thing has been done by Virgin Israel.   Does the snow of Lebanon ever vanish from its rocky slopes? Do … Continue reading

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A Fountain of Tears

Oh, that my head were a spring of water and my eyes a fountain of tears! I would weep day and night for the slain of my people.   Oh, that I had in the desert a lodging place for travelers, … Continue reading

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Spring of Living Water

“Therefore I bring charges against you again,” declares the Lord . “And I will bring charges against your children’s children.   Cross over to the coasts of Cyprus and look, send to Kedar and observe closely; see if there has ever … Continue reading

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A Well-Watered Garden

Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?   Is it not to share your food with … Continue reading

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The Poor and Needy Search for Water

“The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. But I the Lord will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them. I will make rivers flow on barren … Continue reading

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Quietness and Confidence

The Lord ’s justice will dwell in the desert, his righteousness live in the fertile field.   The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.   My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, … Continue reading

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