Monthly Archives: May 2012

With other lovers…

John Oswalt on Isaiah 57:7&8… On a lofty and high mountain You have set your bed; Even there you went up To offer sacrifice. Also behind the doors and their posts You have set up your remembrance; For you have … Continue reading

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Rocks as gods…

John Oswalt on Isaiah 57:6… Among the smooth stones of the stream Is your portion; They, they, are your lot! Even to them you have poured a drink offering, You have offered a grain offering. Should I receive comfort in … Continue reading

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Adultery with the enemy…

Young on Isaiah 57:8 Also behind the doors and their posts You have set up your remembrance; For you have uncovered yourself to those other than Me, And have gone up to them; You have enlarged your bed And made … Continue reading

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Bowing to the creature…

Young on Isaiah 57:3 But come here, You sons of the sorceress, You offspring of the adulterer and the harlot! Whom do you ridicule? Against whom do you make a wide mouth And stick out the tongue? Are you not … Continue reading

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End of the righteous…

Young on Isaiah 57:2 He shall enter into peace; They shall rest in their beds, Each one walking in his uprightness. To the wicked there is no peace, but the end of the righteous is peace; and here the word has … Continue reading

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Table Meditation: May 27, 2012…

What more tender words could we read than these… For thus says the High and Lofty One Who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, With him who has a contrite and humble … Continue reading

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Taking them to deliver…

Young on Isaiah 57:1 The righteous perishes, And no man takes it to heart; Merciful men are taken away, While no one considers That the righteous is taken away from evil. This is not ordinary death, but rather sudden death, … Continue reading

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