Today’s Thought “You haven’t heard, and you haven’t known; these things have not reached your ears before.” (June 23)

For centuries people could find an excuse to say:

I did not hear this. I did not know this.

I have not heard of that before today.

Last two centuries many Bible Students tried to spread the Good News and wanted people to come to know the Name of God and the work of His only begotten son, Jesus Christ, the Messiah.

In the Isaiah reading of yesterday and the previous days, we could hear how there is Only One True God and how He declared His Name. That divine Creator wanted people to know that He is our Redeemer, the Almighty and that He has as title AdonaiTzva’ot or the Lord or Host of hosts, Lord of armies, and that there is no one like Him, the Holy One of Israel.

“ Our Redeemer, Jehovah of hosts is his name, the Holy One of Israel.” (Isa 47:4 ASV)

“ (for they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; Jehovah of hosts is his name):” (Isa 48:2 ASV)

“ Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from of old thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou didst deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb.” (Isa 48:8 ASV)

We should give an ear to That Eternal Most High Supreme Being, The God Who created heaven and earth. Because so many do not want to know about the Torah we can find lots of things going wrong in this world.

“5  I am Jehovah, and there is none else; besides me there is no God. I will gird thee, though thou hast not known me; 6 that they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none besides me: I am Jehovah, and there is none else.” (Isa 45:5-6 ASV)

“ For thus saith Jehovah that created the heavens, the God that formed the earth and made it, that established it and created it not a waste, that formed it to be inhabited: I am Jehovah; and there is none else.” (Isa 45:18 ASV)

“ For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness; thou hast said, None seeth me; thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee, and thou hast said in thy heart, I am, and there is none else besides me.” (Isa 47:10 ASV)

“ This is the joyous city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none besides me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.” (Zep 2:15 ASV)

We also live in a world where wisdom and knowledge of lots of people have deluded them. (Isa 47:10). They too shall come to see that disaster will fall on them for which they cannot atone, And destruction about which they do not know will come on them suddenly or unexpected (Isa 47:11). People shall come to know that it is for Jehovah God His own sake, that He will bring around and will do it: for how should His name be polluted? God will not give His glory unto another.

“ For mine own sake, for mine own sake, will I do it; for how should my name be profaned? and my glory will I not give to another.” (Isa 48:11 ASV)

We can see many cases of people profaning the Name of God. For many, it is a sort of sport to mock with God. But they should come to know that the Name of God is sacred and has to be put apart.

“ And ye shall know that I am Jehovah, when I have dealt with you for my name’s sake, not according to your evil ways, nor according to your corrupt doings, O ye house of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah.” (Eze 20:44 ASV)

Notwithstanding so many people not interested in God or defiling His Holy Name, we can see a growing mass that highly values Jehovah God and carry Him in their hearts. They shall not be forsaken by God.

“ For Jehovah will not forsake his people for his great name’s sake, because it hath pleased Jehovah to make you a people unto himself.” (1Sa 12:22 ASV)

All those who love Jehovah and do know that He is the First and Last, should unite and gather under God His Wings.

“12 Hearken unto me, O Jacob, and Israel my called: I am he; I am the first, I also am the last. 13 Yea, my hand hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spread out the heavens: when I call unto them, they stand up together. 14 Assemble yourselves, all ye, and hear; who among them hath declared these things? He whom Jehovah loveth shall perform his pleasure on Babylon, and his arm shall be on the Chaldeans.” (Isa 48:12-14 ASV)

“ Thus saith God Jehovah, he that created the heavens, and stretched them forth; he that spread abroad the earth and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:” (Isa 42:5 ASV)

“ I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens; and all their host have I commanded.” (Isa 45:12 ASV)

“ For thus saith Jehovah that created the heavens, the God that formed the earth and made it, that established it and created it not a waste, that formed it to be inhabited: I am Jehovah; and there is none else.” (Isa 45:18 ASV)

Altogether we look out for the day the Messiah shall return to make it possible that God’s Plan of that inhabited world full of peace shall become a reality. The believers should come near unto Him Who always has been and Who has not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, because He was always there and was with His people.

“ Come near, ye nations, to hear; and hearken, ye peoples: let the earth hear, and the fulness thereof; the world, and all things that come forth from it.” (Isa 34:1 ASV)

“ I have not spoken in secret, in a place of the land of darkness; I said not unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I, Jehovah, speak righteousness, I declare things that are right.” (Isa 45:19 ASV)

“ Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; from the beginning I have not spoken in secret; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord Jehovah hath sent me, and his Spirit.” (Isa 48:16 ASV)

Let us look forward to the time that many godless nations will be linked up with God, having citizens loving the heavenly Father, wanting to be part of His Great Family! The time that Jesus allows us to enter the gates of his Kingdom to live in peace in our homes. And then we’ll know for sure that God-of-the-Angel-Armies sent his chosen ones, His prophets on that great mission to call people to come to God.

“ And many nations shall join themselves to Jehovah in that day, and shall be my people; and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that Jehovah of hosts has sent me unto thee.” (Zec 2:11 ASV)

Let us never forget to Whom we should listen and how we should teach others to listen to God’s Voice, because the Holy One of Israel, He is the Lord above all lords Which teaches us to profit, which leads us by the way that we should go.

“ Thus saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am Jehovah thy God, who teacheth thee to profit, who leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.” (Isa 48:17 ASV)

“ Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith Jehovah, and thy Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.” (Isa 41:14 ASV)

“ I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will counsel thee with mine eye upon thee.” (Ps 32:8 ASV)

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Preceding

Today’s Thought “Idols are nothing against the first and the last God” (June 20)

Today’s Thought “That they may know that there is none besides Jehovah ” (June 21)

Today’s Thought “To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like? ” (June 22)

Today’s thought “Crying to God” (August 04)

Additional verses to memorize Philippians 2:6-9 + Luke 22:42 Jesus not regarding equality with God

Memorizing wonderfully 54 Acts 28:20 Hope of Israel

The son of man given authority by God

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Additional reading

  1. Bible writings telling us there is only One True God
  2. Main verses in the Bible telling us Who God is #7 The Stronghold and Rock God a Refuge and strong Shield and Tower
  3. Necessity of a revelation of creation 4 Getting understanding by Word of God 2
  4. God above all other gods

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