God Knows What It Is Like to Have Children Rebel

God knows the pain of children rebelling against a parent, for Israel rebelled against Him and acted as though they did not know Him. Thus, the sixty-six chapter long book of Isaiah begins with this lament,
Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth!
For the LORD has spoken:
“I have nourished and brought up children,
And they have rebelled against Me;
The ox knows its owner
And the donkey its master’s crib;
But Israel does not know,
My people do not consider.”
Isaiah 1:2-3)
It hurt God that His people whom He had nourished and brought up did not know as much as an ox or a donkey.
Have your grown children rebelled against righteousness? Speak to God about it, for there is no one who understands more than He does.

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