Guide me, O Thou great Y’hovah, pilgrim through this barren Land.
I am weak, but Thou art mighty, hold me with thy powerful hand.
Hosea 2:14-23 But now I shall woo her, [the Israelites, Judah and Israel] lead her into the wilderness and speak words of encouragement to her. I shall break the weapons of war and bestow righteousness, justice, loyalty and love on them. The Land will prosper and they will be My new sowing in the Land [New Israel, all thearea promised to their forefathers.] I shall say to them: ‘you are My people’ and they will respond, saying: ‘You are our God’. [Lead into the wilderness’, is not what happens at the Return of Jesus]
Psalm 85:9 Deliverance is near for those who worship Him, so that His glory may dwell in our Land. [Be ready to move – those who worship the Lord]
Isaiah 62:10 Go out, clear a road for My people, hoist a signal, see your deliverance.
Isaiah 11:11-16 The Lord will raise a banner – the enmity between Judah and Israel will cease
[Meet all your brother and sister Christian Israelites]
Ezekiel 34:11-16 Now I will search for My sheep and rescue them from where they were scattered on the Day of cloud and darkness. [After the Day of the Lord’s vengeance and wrath] I shall lead them out from all the different nations and gather them home. They will be ravaged no more.
Isaiah 66:20-21 From every nation, they will come, on every mode of transport.
Isaiah 49:8-13 In the time of My favour, I answered you, you are destined to be a light to the nations and to restore the Land. The Lord said to His people: go free. There will be plenty of pasture, they will neither hunger or thirst, the sun will not scorch them. The Lord will have pity and comfort for His people. [Wonderful promises for His people]
Micah 4:6 I shall gather and restore the lost as a remnant, they will be turned into a mighty nation. Isaiah 62:1-5
Isaiah 48:20-21 My people, go out from Babylon, [foreign countries] proclaim the news to the ends of the earth: the Lord has redeemed His servant, Jacob [all Israel] Though He led them through desert places, they suffered no thirst, He made water flow for them from the rock. [The Second Exodus, similar to the first]
Isaiah 43:19-21 I am about to do something new… through the desert, I will make a way.
Isaiah 40:1-3 The term of bondage for My people is over: clear a way through the desert
Isaiah 35:1-10 Let the desert be glad, the Land will rejoice. Brace yourselves, My people, say to the anxious: Be strong! Fear not, your God comes to save you. A highway will appear in the desert and by that way, the Lord’s people will return and enter Zion, with shouts of triumph. [Great will be that Day!]
Isaiah 55:11-13 You will go out with joy and be led forth in peace. The Land will rejoice at your coming.
Psalm 68:7-10 The God of Israel goes before His people, marching through the barren wastes – the earth trembled and rain poured down. [Bring an umbrella]
Psalm 77:20 You guided Your people like a flock, shepherded by Moses and Aaron. [In the same way as God did with ancient Israel]
Isaiah 42:16 Without fail, I shall lead the blind, give light and make straight the road.
Isaiah 30:21 If you stray from the road, whether right or left, you will hear a voice in your ears, saying: ‘This is the way, follow it’.
Jeremiah 32:41 It will be a joy to Me to do them good. Psalm 147:1-6
Psalm 126:1-3 When the Lord restored the fortunes of Israel, we were like people renewed in health, we sang for joy. Great things, indeed He has done for us, and we rejoiced. Praise God for our redemption and salvation! Ref: REB, Some verses abridged.