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Full of the knowledge of the Lord

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Announcements Forums Soul and Body – November 19th, 2017 Full of the knowledge of the Lord

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    Isaiah 11: 9 “…for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.”

    This citation connected with me this morning, and I found something beautiful in Barnes’ Notes on the Bible. This is a promise that “the earth shall be full of a correct understanding of the existence, perfections, plans, and claims of God; and shall be disposed to yield to those claims – thus producing universal peace.” This is something we can hold to and expect during this holiday season for ourselves and for all countries and all people.

    As the waters cover the sea – “The vast waters of the ocean cover all its depths, find their way into all the caverns, flow into all the recesses on the shore – and thus shall the knowledge of Yahweh spread like deep, flowing waters, until the earth shall be pervaded and covered with it.”

    Just ponder: The knowledge (correct understanding) of God will spread like deep, flowing waters, which will find its way to every man, woman, and child, until all the earth will feel its influence. What an inspiring thought!

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