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Sunday, 14th August 2022 --- 8 Misra 1738



Ezekiel 36 : 16 - 26

Chapter 36

16Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying:
17"Son of man, when the house of Israel dwelt in their own land, they defiled it by their own ways and deeds; to Me their way was like the uncleanness of a woman in her customary impurity.
18Therefore I poured out My fury on them for the blood they had shed on the land, and for their idols with which they had defiled it.
19So I scattered them among the nations, and they were dispersed throughout the countries; I judged them according to their ways and their deeds.
20When they came to the nations, wherever they went, they profaned My holy name--when they said of them, "These are the people of the LORD, and yet they have gone out of His land.'
21But I had concern for My holy name, which the house of Israel had profaned among the nations wherever they went.
22"Therefore say to the house of Israel, "Thus says the Lord GOD: "I do not do this for your sake, O house of Israel, but for My holy name's sake, which you have profaned among the nations wherever you went.
23And I will sanctify My great name, which has been profaned among the nations, which you have profaned in their midst; and the nations shall know that I am the LORD," says the Lord GOD, "when I am hallowed in you before their eyes.
24For I will take you from among the nations, gather you out of all countries, and bring you into your own land.
25Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols.
26I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.





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