THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS: Yahweh Tzidkenu, in ct to
the current king, Zedekiah (Tzedek-yahu). Which was the true "LORD of
NO LONGER SAY... BUT WILL SAY (v 8)...: That is, "no longer
ONLY say... but will ALSO say..."
I WILL MAKE THEM... DRINK POISONED WATER: Is this the
real reason Jesus refused the drink of wine mixed with gall on the cross (Mat
27:34) -- because such a drink might "identify" him as a false
IN DAYS TO COME YOU WILL UNDERSTAND IT CLEARLY: Only
when it is too late will you really understand!
All is clearly visible to God: Psa 139:1-12; Heb 4:12,13; Amo
FIRE... AND... A HAMMER: By the fire, God melts the
hard metal, softens it, and subdues it. Then He may take it out of the fire, and
with hammer upon anvil He pounds and shapes the softened metal into a fit
instrument for His use.
WHAT IS THE ORACLE OF THE LORD?: Spoken in a tired and
irritable manner: 'What ELSE do we have to do?' Kicking against the
I WILL FORSAKE YOU: When God ceased to chastise man,
then that man has become illegitimate and no longer a son (Heb 12:8).