Isaiah 63:7-17 NIV

Praise and Prayer

7 I will tell of the kindnesses of the LORD, the deeds for which he is to be praised, according to all the LORD has done for us— yes, the many good things he has done for Israel, according to his compassion and many kindnesses.

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8 He said, “Surely they are my people, children who will be true to me”; and so he became their Savior.

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9 In all their distress he too was distressed, and the angel of his presence saved them.aIn his love and mercy he redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old.

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    • Õ 63:9 - Or "Savior " 9"in their distress." / "It was no envoy or angel" / "but his own presence that saved them"
      10 Yet they rebelled and grieved his Holy Spirit. So he turned and became their enemy and he himself fought against them.

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      11 Then his people recalledb the days of old, the days of Moses and his people— where is he who brought them through the sea, with the shepherd of his flock? Where is he who set his Holy Spirit among them,

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        • Ö 63:11 - Or "But may he recall"
          12 who sent his glorious arm of power to be at Moses’ right hand, who divided the waters before them, to gain for himself everlasting renown,

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          13 who led them through the depths? Like a horse in open country, they did not stumble;

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          14 like cattle that go down to the plain, they were given rest by the Spirit of the LORD. This is how you guided your people to make for yourself a glorious name.

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          15 Look down from heaven and see, from your lofty throne, holy and glorious. Where are your zeal and your might? Your tenderness and compassion are withheld from us.

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          16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name.

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          17 Why, LORD, do you make us wander from your ways and harden our hearts so we do not revere you? Return for the sake of your servants, the tribes that are your inheritance.

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