The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead?
ISA 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according
to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
ISA 8:21 And they shall pass through it, hardly bestead and hungry: and
it shall come to pass, that when they shall be hungry, they shall fret
themselves, and curse their king and their God, and look upward.
ISA 8:22 And they shall look unto the earth; and behold trouble and
darkness, dimness of anguish; and they shall be driven to darkness.
ISA 9:1 Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her
vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and
the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by
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