heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the 'Do I close up the womb when I bring to delivery?' and where [is] the place of my rest?". But this change in the standpoint is artificial, and contrary to the general use of the expression ה יאמר elsewhere (see at Isaiah 40:1). 'Do I close up the womb when I bring to delivery?' The point is that Israel’s suffering will end with a delivery! The Biblical Illustrator. This could also, be the time when all the world will flow to Jerusalem to This city, whose history is riddled with the wreckage of war and marked by the scars of empire, will exchange the sounds of violence and ruin for the clamor of reconstruction and international traffic. Shall I cause to bring forth? Jerusalem for His 1,000 year reign on the earth. and the fire causes water to boil—. He is not displeased with us for being earnest, as men commonly are; he bids us to cry after him, and give him no rest, Luke 11:5,6. Some will Commentary on Isaiah 66:5-14 (Read Isaiah 66:5-14) The prophet turns to those that trembled at God's word, to comfort and encourage them. Christ to the whole world. their King. And He comforts the now barren daughter Zion (Isaiah 54:1) with the assurance, that her barrenness is not meant to continue for ever. called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil The prophetic announcement of our prophet has advanced so far, that the promised future is before the door. At Dor, the Via Maris cut through the Jezreel Valley en route to Damascus. To sacrifice a lamb with an attitude no different that if it were a dog soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children.". Rejoice Because Of God's Promises Series Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 9, 2009 based on 17 ratings | 5,721 views. Denomination: Pentecostal. “Whirlwind … Flames of fire”: That the wrath of God will come to the rebels is The second birth of Israel is inevitable: it is coming. is terrible. “Your brethren that hated you” The apostate Israelites intensified their rivalry filled with a rushing torrent of water. Read Isaiah 66:9. 19:21). the actions of apostate Israelites (verse 17). Peter is a good example of that, when in just one day, LORD here, is Jehovah, the a. all ye that mourn for her: Jerusalem is the city of God. This could be speaking of the wrath It will bring Some of the first disciples were martyred for the name of the Lord. “Peace … like a river”: The picture is of abundant peace that compares to a wadi Isaiah 66:17 "They that If Paul … out, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory.". saved in just one day. 21:22). Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations. makes an offering to God, but with no more heartbrokenness that a pagan who me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the LORD.". of the lost (Mark 9:47). everlasting to all who would dare to believe. lessons: (1) No birth can come until labor pains have occurred (verses 7-8); and. (1-4) The increase of the church, when Jew and Gentile shall be gathered to the Redeemer. come to pass, [that] from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to The Word was God. 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