The first thing I see as I look at these verses is the Oneness of God and this God is the God of Israel.  However, in verse 15, it seems that God is known as One who hides Himself.  I have analyzed this to mean when our spiritual condition is low and God seems not to be hearing us especially when some kind of trouble comes our way, God does seem to be distant.  I have come to a point that I want complete fellowship with Him. I believe that much of what is in these verses are related to the future, but most of all it is for Israel.  As I have said before, most of the Old Testament prophesies are for Israel and the Gentile Church is known as a mystery.  There is a phrase in verse 19 that if we seek the Lord we will not seek Him in vain.  He wants us to come near so He can comes near to us.  God also says that there is no other God besides ME.  The Bible is true, which annuls every other way or god.  Verse 22 is the one that was preached on a snowy day in a little country chapel in England that brought the well known preacher, Charles Haddon Spurgeon to Christ.  I will repeat it now:  Look unto Me and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God and there is none beside Me.  Notice He is a just God.  When Isaiah says: Every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess, the same is said of that great name Jesus in Phillipians 2:9-11.  It is sad that some will bow when they will own Him Lord only to be in vain. 

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