This is after he had rescued his people from slavery, and made them a nation and done miracles on their behalf again and again.
You hear the Lord’s passionate cry for his people…PLEASE come to me. PLEASE turn from your evil ways and find your home in me.
I remember when my kids were young and they were doing something wrong I would start to count…1….2….3. I would count REALLY slowly to give them every chance in the world to listen to me. I even ended up doing this thing where I would get to 2 and then I would say, 2 1/2, 2 ¾ etc. to extend the time they had to stop doing whatever it was that was wrong!
Its like God in the Old Testament E-X-T-E-N-D-I-N-G mercy and grace constantly and being SO Patient.
Think about slowing down this week. Think about replacing the phrase GOD I AM BUSY with GOD I AM READY, and pay attention to him! Have a great week.