Bible: Isa. 43:11-13; 44:17-20; 46:1-2
43:11 I, I am the
and there is no deliverer besides me.
43:12 I decreed and delivered and proclaimed,
and there was no other god among you.
You are my witnesses,” says the
43:13 From this day forward I am he;
no one can deliver from my power; 1
I will act, and who can prevent it?”
44:18 Then Judah approached him and said, “My lord, please allow your servant to speak a word with you. 3 Please do not get angry with your servant, 4 for you are just like Pharaoh. 5 44:19 My lord asked his servants, ‘Do you have a father or a brother?’ 44:20 We said to my lord, ‘We have an aged father, and there is a young boy who was born when our father was old. 6 The boy’s 7 brother is dead. He is the only one of his mother’s sons left, 8 and his father loves him.’