Look down from heaven and see from Your lofty home-holy and beautiful. Where is Your zeal and Your might? Your yearning and Your compassion are withheld from me.
References for Isaiah 63:15
Yet You are our Father, even though Abraham does not know us and Israel doesn't recognize us. You, Lord, are our Father; from ancient times, Your name is our Redeemer.
Why, Lord, do You make us stray from Your ways? You harden our hearts so we do not fear You. Return, because of Your servants, the tribes of Your heritage.
References for Isaiah 63:17
Your holy people had a possession for a little while, [but] our enemies have trampled down Your sanctuary.
References for Isaiah 63:18
We have become like those You never ruled over, like those not called by Your name.