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Old 06-08-2010, 08:39 PM
 
Location: New Zealand
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Isa 55:1 Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the water; and he who has no silver, come buy grain and eat. Yes, come buy grain, wine and milk without silver and with no price.
Isa 55:2 Why do you weigh out silver for that which is not bread, and your labor for what never satisfies? Listen carefully to Me and eat the good; and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
Isa 55:3 Bend your ear and come to Me; hear, and your soul shall live; and I will cut an everlasting covenant with you, the faithful mercies of David.
Isa 55:4 Behold, I gave Him a Witness to peoples, a Leader and Commander of peoples.
Isa 55:5 Behold, You shall call a nation You do not know; yea, a nation not knowing You shall run to You, because of Jehovah Your God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for He has glorified You.
Isa 55:6 Seek Jehovah while He may be found; call on Him while He is near.
Isa 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way and the man of vanity his thoughts, and let him return to Jehovah, and He will have mercy on him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.
Isa 55:8 For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways, says Jehovah.
Isa 55:9 For as the heavens are high from the earth, so My ways are high from your ways, and My thoughts from your thoughts.

Isa 55:10 For as the rain and the snow comes down from the heavens and do not return there, except it waters the earth and make it bring forth and bud, and give seed to the sower and bread to the eater,
Isa 55:11 so shall My Word be, which goes out of My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in what I sent it to do!
Isa 55:12 For you shall go out with joy and be led out with peace. The mountains and the hills shall break out into song before you, and all the trees of the field shall clap the hand.
Isa 55:13 Instead of the thornbush, the fir tree shall come up; instead of the brier, the myrtle shall come up; and it shall be for a name to Jehovah, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
To me this seems to be a prophecy of Jesus being the salvation of God to men

I notice that Gods word that goes out of His mouth and does not return to him void but accomplishes what it is sent to do is an "everlasting" sign
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Old 06-08-2010, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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If God's ways are truly higher than our ways, I say, thank goodness!
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Old 06-08-2010, 10:53 PM
 
Location: Florida
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"My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,' says the Lord.
'For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, And My thoughts than your thoughts.
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Isaiah 55:8-9

Indeed, our thoughts are carnal and affected by our sin nature as well. His love is higher, his mercy deeper than that of any person. Our flesh has veiled God's glory from our eyes. God is PURE. UNDEFILED. CLEAN. HOLY.



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Old 06-27-2010, 02:05 PM
 
Location: New England
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His higher ways and thoughts are made known to us in Matthew 5 .
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Old 06-27-2010, 03:27 PM
 
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Gods ways are higher so get into the program and find God ways a live the life the higher way of God Find the ways that are not of God and get baptised and reject those ways of the world and live the life that God has for you.. Glory to God.......
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