Josiah also removed all the shrines on the high places in the cities of Samaria. The kings of Israel had made them and angered the Lord.
Does it make you any more of a king that you outstrip everyone else in
Now he has brought it about. The Lord has done just as he threatened to do. This disaster has happened because you people sinned against the Lord and did not obey him.
“But if the wicked person turns from all the sin he has committed and observes all my statutes and does what is just and right, he will surely live; he will not die.
“‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Enough, you princes of Israel! Put away violence and destruction, and do what is just and right. Put an end to your evictions of my people,
In that you were seeing feet and toes
Just as it is written in the law of Moses, so all this calamity has come on us. Still we have not tried to pacify
For just as you
He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the Lord really wants from you:
Children, I am still with you for a little while. You will look for me,
But just as Paul was about to speak,
so that just as sin reigned in death, so also grace will reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For now we see in a mirror indirectly,
For if I have boasted to him about anything concerning you, I have not been embarrassed by you,
They will bring back all your countrymen
I, the Lord, promise that
Finally, brothers and sisters,