For thus said the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel,
“In returning and rest you shall be saved;
in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.”
But you were unwilling,
The context of this verse is so important.
The intended audience is Israel during one of their (many) rebellions against God. God offers a warning that they can only be saved by returning to him. With this in mind, let’s look at the lesson here and what it’s application today might look like.
We cannot hope to be saved without