Come to the Lord!
come here for water to drink!
You may have no money,
but come here and buy food to eat!
Come and buy
You do not need to pay any money. It is free!
You work hard for your money,
so do not spend it on things which do not help you.
Listen carefully to me.
Eat something that will make you strong!
Enjoy the best food!
If you accept my
you will have real life!
Then I will make a
to be my people.
My promise will continue for ever,
like the promise that I made to King David.
to show my power to other people.
I made him a leader to rule the people of the
They will be nations that you did not know before.
Nations that did not know you before
will now run quickly to you.
They will come to you,
because they see that you are great.
The Lord your God, Israel's
will make people
while he lets you find him.
Call out to him for help,
while he is near you.
They must turn back to the Lord our God,
because he will be kind to them.
Yes, God will completely
if they turn back to him.
‘Remember! My thoughts are not the same as your thoughts.
The way that you do things is not the same as the way that I do things.
In the same way, I do things in a much better way than you do.
Also, my thoughts are much higher than your thoughts.
and they do not immediately return there.
Instead, they give water to the earth,
Then the farmer has seeds to plant,
and people have food to eat.
It will not return to me without any result.
No! My word does what I want it to do.
What I promise to do will certainly happen.’
You will travel home with
The mountains and the hills will sing with joy
as you travel past.
The trees in the fields will
Those things will show everyone that the Lord is great.
It will be a sign to people for ever.