Bible: Isaiah 55:7-11

55:7 The wicked need to abandon their lifestyle 1 

and sinful people their plans. 2 

They should return 3  to the Lord, and he will show mercy to them, 4 

and to their God, for he will freely forgive them. 5 

55:8Indeed, 6  my plans 7  are not like 8  your plans,

and my deeds 9  are not like 10  your deeds,

55:9 for just as the sky 11  is higher than the earth,

so my deeds 12  are superior to 13  your deeds

and my plans 14  superior to your plans.

55:10 15 

The rain and snow fall from the sky

and do not return,

but instead water the earth

and make it produce and yield crops,

and provide seed for the planter and food for those who must eat.

55:11 In the same way, the promise that I make

does not return to me, having accomplished nothing. 16 

No, it is realized as I desire

and is fulfilled as I intend.” 17 

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