And for the sins of their parents lumped in,    a bonus.” God says so.“Because they’ve practiced their blasphemous worship,    mocking me at their hillside shrines,I’ll let loose the consequences    and pay them in full for their actions.”. You did the very things I exposed as evil; Then whoever prays a blessing in the land. I kept saying 'I'm here, I'm right here' to a nation that ignored me. and the heirs of my mountains from Judah. What are the benefits of creating an account? I can’t stand their stench.Look at this! Fate it will be:    your destiny, Death.For when I invited you, you ignored me;    when I spoke to you, you brushed me off.You did the very things I exposed as evil;    you chose what I hate.”. The People Who Bothered to Reach Out to God. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Look ahead with joy. It is for the sake of these – for My servants’ sake – that the Lord shows blessing and restores. or old people who don’t enjoy a full lifetime; One-hundredth birthdays will be considered normal—. “But just as one bad apple doesn’t ruin the whole bushel. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Anticipate what I’m creating:I’ll create Jerusalem as sheer joy,    create my people as pure delight.I’ll take joy in Jerusalem,    take delight in my people:No more sounds of weeping in the city,    no cries of anguish;No more babies dying in the cradle,    or old people who don’t enjoy a full lifetime;One-hundredth birthdays will be considered normal—    anything less will seem like a cheat.They’ll build houses    and move in.They’ll plant fields    and eat what they grow.No more building a house    that some outsider takes over,No more planting fields    that some enemy confiscates,For my people will be as long-lived as trees,    my chosen ones will have satisfaction in their work.They won’t work and have nothing come of it,    they won’t have children snatched out from under them.For they themselves are plantings blessed by God,    with their children and grandchildren likewise God-blessed.Before they call out, I’ll answer. “As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes(T)    and people say, ‘Don’t destroy it,    there is still a blessing in it,’so will I do in behalf of my servants;(U)    I will not destroy them all.9 I will bring forth descendants(V) from Jacob,    and from Judah those who will possess(W) my mountains;my chosen(X) people will inherit them,    and there will my servants live. 14 My servants will laugh from full hearts, and you'll cry out heartbroken, yes, wail from crushed spirits. The Righteousness of God’s Judgment. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. to a people who turned their backs on me. All rights reserved worldwide. to a people who turned their backs on me. 17 “See, I will create    new heavens and a new earth. The chances are good that most preachers focused on the Gospel reading that day. And for the sins of their parents lumped in. are things of the past, to be forgotten. 11 “But as for you who forsake(AD) the Lord    and forget my holy mountain,(AE)who spread a table for Fortune    and fill bowls of mixed wine(AF) for Destiny,12 I will destine you for the sword,(AG)    and all of you will fall in the slaughter;(AH)for I called but you did not answer,(AI)    I spoke but you did not listen. And for the sins of their parents lumped in. Look at this! For my people will be as long-lived as trees. I'm here, ready to be found by those who haven't bothered to look. Before they’ve finished speaking, I’ll have heard.Wolf and lamb will graze the same meadow,    lion and ox eat straw from the same trough,    but snakes—they’ll get a diet of dirt!Neither animal nor human will hurt or kill    anywhere on my Holy Mountain,” says God. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. For they themselves are plantings blessed by, with their children and grandchildren likewise. (AQ)14 My servants will sing(AR)    out of the joy of their hearts,but you will cry out(AS)    from anguish of heart    and wail in brokenness of spirit.15 You will leave your name    for my chosen ones to use in their curses;(AT)the Sovereign Lord will put you to death,    but to his servants he will give another name. 65 1-7 “I’ve made myself available to those who haven’t bothered to ask. 65 1-7 “I’ve made myself available    to those who haven’t bothered to ask.I’m here, ready to be found    by those who haven’t bothered to look.I kept saying ‘I’m here, I’m right here’    to a nation that ignored me.I reached out day after day    to a people who turned their backs on me,People who make wrong turns,    who insist on doing things their own way.They get on my nerves,    are rude to my face day after day,Make up their own kitchen religion,    a potluck religious stew.They spend the night in tombs    to get messages from the dead,Eat forbidden foods    and drink a witch’s brew of potions and charms.They say, ‘Keep your distance. “But just as one bad apple doesn’t ruin the whole bushel,    there are still plenty of good apples left.So I’ll preserve those in Israel who obey me. Anticipate what I’m creating:I’ll create Jerusalem as sheer joy,    create my people as pure delight.I’ll take joy in Jerusalem,    take delight in my people:No more sounds of weeping in the city,    no cries of anguish;No more babies dying in the cradle,    or old people who don’t enjoy a full lifetime;One-hundredth birthdays will be considered normal—    anything less will seem like a cheat.They’ll build houses    and move in.They’ll plant fields    and eat what they grow.No more building a house    that some outsider takes over,No more planting fields    that some enemy confiscates,For my people will be as long-lived as trees,    my chosen ones will have satisfaction in their work.They won’t work and have nothing come of it,    they won’t have children snatched out from under them.For they themselves are plantings blessed by God,    with their children and grandchildren likewise God-blessed.Before they call out, I’ll answer. will use my faithful name for the blessing. Isaiah 65 "I've made myself available to those who haven't bothered to ask. The setting of Isaiah 65 is a prophecy about the time when the Kingdom of God will govern the entire world. I said, ‘Here I am, here I am,’. 6 “See, it stands written before me:    I will not keep silent(M) but will pay back(N) in full;    I will pay it back into their laps(O)—7 both your sins(P) and the sins of your ancestors,”(Q)    says the Lord.“Because they burned sacrifices on the mountains    and defied me on the hills,(R)I will measure into their laps    the full payment(S) for their former deeds.”. 65 “I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me;    I was found by those who did not seek me. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! my chosen ones will have satisfaction in their work. And for the sins of their parents lumped in,    a bonus.” God says so.“Because they’ve practiced their blasphemous worship,    mocking me at their hillside shrines,I’ll let loose the consequences    and pay them in full for their actions.”. They won’t work and have nothing come of it. 13-16 Therefore, this is the Message from the Master, God: “My servants will eat,    and you’ll go hungry;My servants will drink,    and you’ll go thirsty;My servants will rejoice,    and you’ll hang your heads.My servants will laugh from full hearts,    and you’ll cry out heartbroken,    yes, wail from crushed spirits.Your legacy to my chosen    will be your name reduced to a cussword.I, God, will put you to death    and give a new name to my servants.Then whoever prays a blessing in the land    will use my faithful name for the blessing,And whoever takes an oath in the land    will use my faithful name for the oath,Because the earlier troubles are gone and forgotten,    banished far from my sight. I’m holier than thou.’These people gag me. who insist on doing things their own way. I kept saying ‘I’m here, I’m right here’ to a nation that ignored me. there are still plenty of good apples left. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus.