Isaiah 64
1#Mic 1:3–4; Ps 68:8 Oh, that You would rend the heavens and come down,
that the mountains might shake at Your presence,
2#Ps 99:1; Jer 5:22 as when the melting fire burns,
as the fire causes the waters to boil,
to make Your name known to Your adversaries,
that the nations may tremble at Your presence!
3#Ps 66:3; 66:5 When You did awesome things for which we did not look,
You came down; the mountains quaked at Your presence.
4#Ps 31:19; Isa 25:9 For since the beginning of the world men have not heard,
nor perceived by ear,
neither has the eye seen a God besides You,
who acts for the one who waits for Him.
5#Ex 20:24 You meet him who rejoices in doing righteousness,
those who remember You in Your ways.
Indeed, You were angry, for we had sinned;
in our sins we remained a long time,
and shall we be saved?
6#Ps 90:5–6; Isa 6:5 But we all are as an unclean thing,
and all our righteousness is as filthy rags;
and we all fade as a leaf,
and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
7#Eze 22:30; Hos 7:7 There is no one who calls on Your name,
who stirs up himself to take hold of You;
for You have hidden Your face from us
and have consumed us because of our iniquities.
8#Isa 63:16; 29:16 But now, O Lord, You are our Father;
we are the clay, and You are our potter;
and we all are the work of Your hand.
9#Ps 74:1–2; 79:13 Do not be wrathful beyond measure, O Lord,
nor remember iniquity forever;
look upon us, we pray,
we all are Your people.
10#Isa 1:7 Your holy cities are a wilderness;
Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.
11#2Ki 25:9; Ps 74:5–7 Our holy and beautiful house where our fathers praised You
is burned up with fire;
and all our precious things are laid waste.
12#Isa 42:14; Ps 74:10–11 Will You refrain Yourself from these things, O Lord?
Will You hold Your peace and afflict us beyond measure?

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