No Peace to the Wicked

And shall say, “Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock out of the way of My people.” For thus saith the High and Lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; “I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made. For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid Me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart. I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.  I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near,” saith the LORD; “and I will heal him. But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
“There is no peace,” saith my God, “to the wicked.”                             Isaiah 57:14-21

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