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Salvation for Others...
Thus said YHWH, `Guard right-ruling, and do righteousness, for near is My deliverance to come, and My righteousness to be revealed.
`Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who lays hold on it, guarding the Sabbath lest he profane it, and guarding his hand from doing any evil.
How can we receive blessings from our Father in Heaven? (See also:
Isaiah 56:2-8) (Topics: The Sabbath)
`And let not the son of the foreigner who has joined himself to YHWH speak, saying, ` YHWH has certainly separated me from His people,` nor let the eunuch say, `Look I am a dry tree.``
(Topics: Different laws for Jews and Gentiles?)
For thus said YHWH, `To the eunuchs who guard My Sabbaths, and have chosen what pleases Me, and hold fast to My covenant:
Is the Sabbath just for Israel? (Topics: The Sabbath)
to them I shall give in My house and within My walls a place and a name better than that of sons and daughters - I give them an everlasting name that is not cut off.
`Also the sons of the foreigner who join themselves to YHWH, to serve Him, and to love the Name of YHWH, to be His servants, all who guard the Sabbath, and not profane it, and hold fast to My covenant -
Is the sabbath for "everyone"? (See also:
Isaiah 56:6-7) (Topics: Different laws for Jews and Gentiles?, Future prophecies about Levites, the temple, Sabbath, Feasts, Salvation, The Sabbath)
them I shall bring to My set-apart mountain, and let them rejoice in My house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their slaughterings are accepted on My altar, for My house is called a house of prayer for all the peoples.`
(Topics: Future prophecies about Levites, the temple, Sabbath, Feasts)
The Master YHWH, who gathers the outcasts of Yisra'el, declares, 'I gather still others to him besides those who are gathered to him.'
God`s Accusation Against the Wicked...
All you beasts of the field, come to devour, all you beasts in the forest.
His watchmen are blind, all of them, they have not known. All of them are dumb dogs, unable to bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.
And the dogs have a strong appetite, they never have enough. And they are shepherds! They have not known understanding. All of them look to their own way, every one for his own gain, from his own end, saying,
'Come, let me bring wine and fill ourselves with strong drink. And tomorrow shall be as today, even much greater.'