The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
ISA 1:7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire:
your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate, as
overthrown by strangers.
ISA 1:8 And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as
a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
ISA 1:9 Except the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant,
we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto
ISA 1:10 Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto
the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
ISA 1:11 To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me?
King James Bible