“Inquire of Jehovah while he is present; call upon him while he is near. Let the wicked forsake their ways and sinful men their thoughts. Let them return to Jehovah, and he will have mercy on them; to our God, who graciously pardons” (Isaiah 55:6–7).
“He thought, Surely they are my people, sons who will not play false; and so he became their Savior: with all their troubles he troubled himself, the angel of his presence delivering them. In his love and compassion he himself redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old” (Isaiah 63:8–9).
“I have removed your offenses like a thick fog, your sins like a cloud of mist. Return to me; I have redeemed you. Sing, O heavens, for what Jehovah has done; cause it to resound, O earth beneath! Burst into song, O mountains, forests, and all trees therein: Jehovah has redeemed Jacob; he shall be glorified in Israel” (Isaiah 44:22–23).
“How comely upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger announcing peace, who brings tidings of good, who heralds salvation, saying to Zion, Your God reigns! . . . Break out all together into song, you ruined places of Jerusalem: Jehovah has comforted his people; he has redeemed Jerusalem” (Isaiah 52:7, 9).
“He bore our sufferings, endured our griefs, though we thought him stricken, smitten of God, and humbled. But he was pierced for our transgressions, crushed because of our iniquities; the price of our peace he incurred, and with his wounds we are healed” (Isaiah 53:4–5).
“In this mountain will Jehovah of Hosts prepare a sumptuous feast for all peoples, a feast of leavened cakes, succulent and delectable, of matured wines well refined. In this mountain he will destroy the veil that veils all peoples, the shroud that shrouds all nations, by abolishing Death forever. My Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove the reproach of his people from throughout the earth” (Isaiah 25:6–8).
“Your dead shall live when their bodies arise. Awake, and sing for joy, you who abide in the dust: your dew is the dew of sunrise! For the earth shall cast up its dead” (Isaiah 26:19).
“Then shall the wolf dwell among lambs and the leopard lie down with young goats; calves and young lions will feed together, and a youngster will lead them [to pasture]. When a cow and bear browse, their young will rest together; the lion will eat straw like the ox” (Isaiah 11:6–7).
“There shall be no harm or injury done throughout my holy mountain, for the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of Jehovah as the oceans are overspread with waters” (Isaiah 11:9).
“O Jehovah, you bring about our peace; even all that we have accomplished you have done for us” (Isaiah 26:12).