The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at
JER 10:3 For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree
out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.
JER 10:4 They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with
nails and with hammers, that it move not.
JER 10:5 They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must
needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they
cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.
JER 10:6 Forasmuch as there is none like unto thee, O LORD; thou art
great, and thy name is great in might.
King James Bible