The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Tanach:|
Lamentations 3: 35 To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High,
Lamentations 3: 36 To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.
Lamentations 3: 37 Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?
Lamentations 3: 38 Out of the mouth of the Most High proceedeth not evil and good?
Lamentations 3: 39 Wherefore doth a living man complain, a strong man because of his sins?
Lamentations 3: 40 Let us search and try our ways, and return to the LORD.
Lamentations 3: 41 Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.
Lamentations 3: 42 We have transgressed and have rebelled; Thou hast not pardoned.
Lamentations 3: 43 Thou hast covered with anger and pursued us; Thou hast slain unsparingly.
Lamentations 3: 44 Thou hast covered Thyself with a cloud, so that no prayer can pass through.
Lamentations 3: 45 Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the peoples.