Isaiah 63:8-18 NIV

8 He said, "Surely they are my people,1 sons who will not be false to me"; and so he became their Savior.2

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9 In all their distress he too was distressed, and the angel3 of his presence4 saved them. In his love and mercy he redeemed5 them; he lifted them up and carried6 them all the days of old.7

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10 Yet they rebelled8 and grieved his Holy Spirit.9 So he turned and became their enemy10 and he himself fought11 against them.

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11 Then his people recalleda the days of old, the days of Moses and his people-- where is he who brought them through the sea,12 with the shepherd of his flock?13 Where is he who set his Holy Spirit14 among them,

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    • a 63:11 - Or "But may he recall"
      12 who sent his glorious arm15 of power to be at Moses' right hand, who divided the waters16 before them, to gain for himself everlasting renown,17

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      13 who led18 them through the depths?19 Like a horse in open country, they did not stumble;20

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      14 like cattle that go down to the plain, they were given rest21 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 heaven22 and see from your lofty throne,23 holy and glorious. Where are your zeal24 and your might? Your tenderness and compassion25 are withheld26 from us.

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      16 But you are our Father,27 though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge28 us; you, O LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer29 from of old is your name.

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      17 Why, O LORD, do you make us wander30 from your ways and harden our hearts31 so we do not revere32 you? Return33 for the sake of your servants, the tribes that are your inheritance.34

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      18 For a little while35 your people possessed your holy place, but now our enemies have trampled36 down your sanctuary.37

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