[From the original version]
Six identical letters make up the words “silent” and “listen.” If you would listen to the sound of the voice of the Lord through Isaiah in this passage, then your heart must become silent, so that you hear only the sounds of these verses in your depths.
Notice the stunning hardness of heart of those who have yielded to idolatry. Once the first commandment is broken, all the others follow as rows of falling dominoes. The Lord takes you to the silent heights where God dwells. Feel God’s pain. Believe in God’s compassion—infinitely greater than the sin of idolatry. What does the Lord say to you? Do you have sanctuaries of delight other than the Lord’s home within you?
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In the seasons of Advent through Epiphany this year we read Isaiah 56 to 66..
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