Making Unrighteous Decrees

"Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed; to turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of My people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!  And what will ye do in the day of …

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To the Law and to the Testimony

For the LORD spake thus to me with a strong hand, and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying, "Say ye not, A confederacy, to all them to whom this people shall say, 'A confederacy;' neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid. Sanctify the LORD of hosts Himself; …

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God Will Judge Among The Nations

The word that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD'S house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.  And many …

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The Conclusion of the Whole Matter…

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.  The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth. The words of the wise are as goads, and …

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What Profit…? and the Conclusion

The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. "Vanity of vanities,' saith the Preacher, 'vanity of vanities; all is vanity. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun?  One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. The sun …

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The Righteous, The Wise

He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance. The king by judgment establisheth …

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We do not know what a day may bring

Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both. Wrath is cruel, and anger …

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The LORD Has Made All Things For Himself

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD. All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits. Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established. The LORD hath made all things for Himself: …

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