Isaiah 58 Isaiah 58. Isaiah 58:14. Have you ever been on the receiving end of something good that came with bad motives? Atiku, in tweets, said he is saddened by the demise of the publisher, saying Sam’s can-do-spirit, coupled with his boldness and innovativeness embodied the very best of Nigerian spirit. 13 If you turn away your foot from [traveling unduly on] the Sabbath, from doing your own pleasure on My holy day, and call the Sabbath a [spiritual] delight, the holy day of the Lord honorable, and honor Him and it, not going your own way or seeking or finding your own pleasure or speaking with your own [idle] words, 14 Then will you delight yourself in the Lord, and I will make you to ride on the high places of the earth, and I will feed you with the heritage [promised for you] of Jacob your father; for the mouth of the Lord has spoken it. 1. [Is true fasting merely mechanical?] http://www.lockman.org, And declare to My people their transgression. xii., p. 225. Isaiah 58:9 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. While this ostensibly has to do with two religious disciplines, fasting (vv. 2 Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. Do you call this a fast and a day pleasing to the L. [Rather] is this not the fast which I choose, Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry. And you force your hired servants to work [instead of stopping all work, as the law teaches]. 3 Why have we fasted, they say, and You do not see it? Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins! 6 [Rather] is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every [enslaving] yoke?(B). 1 CRY ALOUD, spare not. 8 Then shall your light break forth like the morning, and your healing (your restoration and the power of a new life) shall spring forth speedily; your righteousness (your rightness, your justice, and your right relationship with God) shall go before you [conducting you to peace and prosperity], and the glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard. And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, that you cover him, And not to hide yourself from [the needs of] your own flesh. Veteran journalist and well-respected newspaper columnist, Sam Nda-Isaiah has been declared dead, Vanguard reports. 1“Cry aloud, do not hold back; Lift up your voice like a trumpet, And declare to My people their transgression And to the house of Jacob their sins. And your healing (restoration, new life) will quickly spring forth; Your righteousness will go before you [leading you to peace and prosperity], You will cry for help, and He will say, ‘Here I am.’. And to make sackcloth and ashes as a bed [pretending to have a repentant heart]? Experience the best of C.S. Fasting as you do today will not cause your voice to be heard on high. Verses 1-5: We see a description of religious formalism that manifests itself in improper fasting. (E), Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). But the Hebrew text may not refer to travel at all; From doing your own pleasure on My holy day, And call the Sabbath a [spiritual] delight, and the holy day of the L. And I will make you ride on the high places of the earth. 2 Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God. Nda-Isaiah’s death was confirmed on Friday, December 12, 2020 by multiple sources including his newspaper. The finger pointed in scorn [toward the oppressed or the godly], and [every form of] wicked (sinful, unjust) speech, And if you offer yourself to [assist] the hungry. The ancient rabbis established strict limits for travel on the Sabbath, excepting unintentional violations and religious errands. He now proceeds to show the concomitants of a true fast; namely, to exercise works of justice and charity. Commentary on Isaiah 58:3-12 (Read Isaiah 58:3-12) A fast is a day to afflict the soul; if it does not express true sorrow for sin, and does not promote the putting away of sin, it is not a fast. (1-3a) God’s people ask: “Why do our prayers go unanswered?” “Cry aloud, spare not; Lift up your voice like a trumpet; Tell My people their transgression, And the house of Jacob their sins. The refrain in 48:22 and 57:21 divides the last 27 chapters into three sections of nine chapters each ( 40-48 ; 49-57 ; 58-66 ; see Outline). He was said to have died “after a very brief illness” at the age of 58. Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he … Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?’, Hear this [O Israel], on the day of your fast [when you should be grieving for your sins] you find. Isaiah 58:6. Choose questions that create openness. Tell my people what's wrong with their lives, face my family Jacob with their sins! Navigate by book, topic, passage, search and more. This chapter contains a proclamation regarding "fasting that pleases God". “Cry aloud, do not hold back;Lift up your voice like a trumpet,And declare to My people their transgressionAnd to the house of Jacob t Then your light will break out like the dawn. Isaiah 58 English Standard Version True and False Fasting 1 “Cry aloud; do not hold back; lift up your voice like a trumpet; declare to my people their transgression, to the house of Jacob their sins. 1 CRY ALOUD, spare not. Isaiah 58. The Book of Isaiah. New Everyday Life Bible: The Power Of God's Word For Everyday Living, Amplified Holy Bible, XL Edition--soft leather-look, brown, Amplified Bible, Battlefield Of The Mind Bible, Imitation Leather, Blue, Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy, Classic Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, KJV, NASB, Amplified). And I will feed you with the [promised] heritage of Jacob your father. Hold nothing back - a trumpet-blast shout! Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins! Isaiah 58 True and False Fasting. Isaiah 58:1 "Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins." Nda-Isaiah died on Friday at the age of 58. Isaiah 58 King James Version 1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins. Is not this the fast that I have chosen? Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins! “Yet they seek Me day by day and delight [superficially] to know My ways, As [if they were in reality] a nation that has done righteousness And has not abandoned (turned away from) the ordinance of their God. 1 CRY ALOUD, spare not. Family sources confirmed to Daily Nigerian that he died around 11 pm on Friday, December 12 at the age of 58. Bible Reader with fully formatted text and multiple versions and languages available. True and False Fasting - CRY ALOUD, spare not. 2 Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. 2 Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. Isaiah 58:6-8.—S. for strife and brawling and to strike with the fist of wickedness. Dale, Penny Pulpit, No. 11 And the Lord shall guide you continually and satisfy you in drought and in dry places and make strong your bones. “Cry aloud, do not hold back;Lift up your voice like a trumpet,And declare to My people their transgressionAnd to the house of Jacob t 12 And your ancient ruins shall be rebuilt; you shall raise up the foundations of [buildings that have laid waste for] many generations; and you shall be called Repairer of the Breach, Restorer of Streets to Dwell In. 7 Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house—when you see the naked, that you cover him, and that you hide not yourself from [the needs of] your own flesh and blood? Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins! Biblical Commentary Isaiah 58:1-14 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: In this chapter, Yahweh calls the prophet to address the problem of false religious observance. If you take away from your midst yokes of oppression [wherever you find them], the finger pointed in scorn [toward the oppressed or the godly], and every form of false, harsh, unjust, and wicked speaking,(D). These professors had shown sorrow on stated or occasioned fasts. — Or approve, as before, Isaiah 58:5.Or ought not such a fast to be accompanied with such things as these? The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631, All rights reserved. What was that like? A full-throated shout! Behold [O Israel], on the day of your fast [when you should be grieving for your sins], you find profit in your business, and [instead of stopping all work, as the law implies you and your workmen should do] you extort from your hired servants a full amount of labor.(A). 5 Is such a fast as yours what I have chosen, a day for a man to humble himself with sorrow in his soul? Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins!Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. Isaiah chapter 58 KJV (King James Version) 1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.. 2 Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God. Lewis with free daily excerpts from his work. This verse became a rabbinic proof text to rule on whether a person who had put one foot beyond the Sabbath limit for his city could reenter the city. 4 [The facts are that] you fast only for strife and debate and to smite with the fist of wickedness. Is it only to bow down his head like a bulrush and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him [to indicate a condition of heart that he does not have]? (Le 25:9; Joe 2:1; Mic 3:8). Yet they seek Me day by day and delight [superficially] to know My ways, As [if they were in reality] a nation that has done righteousness. 10 And if you pour out that with which you sustain your own life for the hungry and satisfy the need of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in darkness, and your obscurity and gloom become like the noonday. Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did.. References: Isaiah 58:6, Isaiah 58:7.—T. Read Isaiah 58:5-6 AMP. 58 Cry aloud, spare not. Isaiah 58 – The Blessing of True Worship A. Is a fast such as this what I have chosen, a day for a man to humble himself [with sorrow in his soul]? This sounds like God giving a message to Isaiah to sound the warning trumpet. Download the most popular Bible versions to use even when the Internet is unavailable. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. And like a spring of water whose waters do not fail. Isaiah Images and Notes. 2977; W. M. Punshon, Sermons, 2nd series, p. 317. Until his death, Nda-Isaiah was the publisher of Abuja-based Leadership newspapers. (C), 9 Then you shall call, and the Lord will answer; you shall cry, and He will say, Here I am. This verse became a rabbinic proof text to rule on whether a person who had put one foot beyond the Sabbath limit for his city could reenter the city. Isaiah, like Moses, called the nation to repentance and to faith in a holy, all-powerful God. 3-12) and Sabbath observance (vv. Why do you think God, through Isaiah, took specific aim at people who practiced fasting? 13-14), those are only the manifesting Observances of Fasts - “Cry aloud, do not hold back; Lift up your voice like a trumpet, And declare to My people their transgression And to the house of Jacob their sins. Isaiah 58 is the fifty-eighth chapter of the Book of Isaiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Isaiah, and is one of the Books of the Prophets.Chapters 56-66 are often referred to as Trito-Isaiah. Start sharing. Isaiah 58: "Shout! The LORD exposes the shallow worship of His people. Will you call this a fast and an acceptable day to the Lord? 2 Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. They ask of Me righteous judgments, they delight to draw near to God [in visible ways]. But they indulged pride, covetousness, and malignant passions. Isaiah 6:1-3 - In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins! 58 Cry aloud, spare not. Pearson, Christian World Pulpit, vol. Isaiah 58 ; IS 58:1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins. And has not abandoned (turned away from) the ordinance of their God. 58. What is God really getting at? And you shall be like a watered garden and like a spring of water whose waters fail not. Isaiah 58:8 I. Observances Of Fasts. Compare both kinds of fasting. If you take away from your midst the yoke [of oppression]. And your people will rebuild the ancient ruins; restore the age-old foundations [of buildings that have been laid waste]; You will be called Repairer of the Breach. Chapter CRY ALOUD, spare not. 13 “If you turn back your foot from [# The ancient rabbis established strict limits for travel on the Sabbath, excepting unintentional violations and religious errands. See also note on 49:8 . Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins! Observances of Fasts - “Cry aloud, do not hold back; Lift up your voice like a trumpet, And declare to My people their transgression And to the house of Jacob their sins. Why have we afflicted ourselves, and You take no knowledge [of it]? 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