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What’s the significance of Isaiah 63:8-10?

The Lord said (or “thought”) to himself, “Surely they are my people, chidren who will not deal falsely.” So, the text says, “He became their savior” (Isa. 63: 8). But “they rebelled and grieved his holy spirit.” So the Lord “became their enemy” (9-10).

If the future is exhaustively settled from all eternity, how could the Lord expect Israel to behave one way, only to find them later behaving a different way? (cf. Isa 5:1-5 ; Jere 3:6-9; 19-20; 36:3ff).

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