The LORD looks down from the heavens upon humanity to see if anyone shows discernment as he searches for God.
God looks down from the heavens upon humanity to see if anyone shows discernment as he searches for God.
No one understands. No one searches for God.
With haughty arrogance, the wicked thinks, "God will not seek justice." He always presumes "There is no God."
"But the people have not returned to rely on him who struck them, nor have they sought the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
"How terrible it will be for those who go down to Egypt for help, who rely on horses, who trust in the chariot, because there are so many, and in charioteers, because they are so strong but do not look to the Holy One of Israel or seek the LORD!
Because the shepherds are stupid and don't seek the LORD, therefore, they don't prosper, and their flock is scattered.
Israel's arrogance testifies against him; but they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him in all of this.
Deliverance remains remote from the wicked, for they do not seek your statutes.
"I let myself be sought by those who didn't ask for me; I let myself be found by those who didn't seek me. I said, "Here I am! Here I am!' to a nation that didn't call on my name.
And Isaiah boldly says, "I was found by those who were not looking for me; I was revealed to those who were not asking for me."
those who turn away from the LORD, don't seek the LORD, and never ask for his help."
"I will leave and go back to my place until they admit their offense and seek my face. When affliction comes to them, they will eagerly seek me."
How can you believe when you accept each other's praise and do not look for the praise that comes from the only God?