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Short Reads to Stimulate Long Thoughts

In the Written Word with the Living Word

Monday – 08/24/2015

Isaiah 3 (NASB)

16 Moreover, the Lord said, “Because the daughters of Zion are proud
And walk with heads held high and seductive eyes,
And go along with mincing steps
And tinkle the bangles on their feet,
17 Therefore the Lord will afflict the scalp of the daughters of Zion with scabs,
And the Lord will make their foreheads bare.”

18 In that day the Lord will take away the beauty of their anklets, headbands, crescent ornaments, 19 dangling earrings, bracelets, veils, 20 headdresses, ankle chains, sashes, perfume boxes, amulets, 21 finger rings, nose rings, 22 festal robes, outer tunics, cloaks, money purses, 23 hand mirrors, undergarments, turbans and veils.

If I pursue life, as the world around presents it, then You, will at some point, afflict or take away what I have gained?

“YES!”

But why? You don’t appear to be doing that with others that I know and observe.

“This isn’t about them; this is about you and Me.”

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