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2 Chronicles 35v20-36v21
Yet still the LORD sends messengers. Prophet after prophet. He acts in great compassion to send messengers who will bring rebuke and calls for repentance. This is real love - calling God's people back to himself and away from their sin. If only we heard more of that kind of voice today. They are hard words, but love words.
Everything waits. The people and the land, all creation waits in expectation of the fulfillment of God's great promises. Hearing those promises all the people should turn from their sin, and embrace humble orthodoxy - learning from the fall of God's people, and throwing themselves upon the mercy and compassion of the God who hears from heaven... And then several hundred years later, in the town of Bethlehem comes a new day...