Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me.
The lawless, fleeth when no man pursueth, but, the righteous, like a lion, are confident.
Cry aloud, do not spare, Like a horn, lift high thy voice, - And declare To my people, heir transgression, and To the house of Jacob their sins.
And on behalf of me; - that, unto me, may be given discourse in the opening of my mouth, with freedom of utterance, to make known the sacred secret of the glad-message
I was found
What, then, shall we say? That, they of the nations, who were not in pursuit of righteousness, have laid hold of righteousness, - a righteousness, however, which is by faith;
I have let myself be consulted by them who had not asked, I have suffered myself to be found by them who had not sought me, - I have said, Here I am! Here I am! Unto a nation that had not been called by my name,
I was made
Yea he said - It is too small a thing, for being my Servant, That thou shouldest raise up the tribes of Jacob, And the preserved of Israel, shouldst restore, - So I will give thee to become a light of nations, That, my salvation, may reach as far as the end of the earth.
The more doth he startle Many nations, Before him, have kings closed their mouth, - For, that which had not been related to them, have they seen, And that which they had not heard, haw they diligently considered.
Lo! As a witness to the peoples, have I given him, - As a leader and commander to the peoples:
Thus, shall be - The last first, and the first last.
Be going, therefore, into the crossways of the roads, and, as many as ye shall find, call ye into the marriage-feast.
And the lord said unto the servant - Go out among the highways and fences, and compel them to come in; that my house may be filled.
1 John 4:19
We, love, because, he, first loved us: -