And the nations will know that I am the Lord, declares the Lord God, when through you I vindicate my holiness before their eyes.
I will take you from the nations and gather you from all the countries and bring you into your own land.
I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleannesses, and from all your idols I will cleanse you.
And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.
And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules.
This change in my heart is something else.
Since when do I pray for all these random little countries? And since when do I actually care about the injustice found halfway around the world?
Indonesia, Turkey, India, Russia, Syria, Afghanistan… How fascinating that I can point them all out on a map, and that I care to spend some time everyday interceding for these nations.
Here I will bow down, say that I need You, here I will worship, say that I love You… oh how I love You!!