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Isaiah 57:1-2

Never Tired of Trying New Religions

1-2Meanwhile, right-living people die and no one gives them a thought.

God-fearing people are carted off

and no one even notices.

The right-living people are out of their misery,

they're finally at rest.

They lived well and with dignity

and now they're finally at peace.

3-10"But you, children of a witch, come here!

Sons of a slut, daughters of a whore.

What business do you have taunting,

sneering, and sticking out your tongue?

Do you have any idea what wretches you've turned out to be?

A race of rebels, a generation of liars.

You satisfy your lust any place you find some shade

and fornicate at whim.

You kill your children at any convenient spot—

any cave or crevasse will do.

You take stones from the creek

and set up your sex-and-religion shrines.

You've chosen your fate.

Your worship will be your doom.

You've climbed a high mountain

to practice your foul sex-and-death religion.

Behind closed doors

you assemble your precious gods and goddesses.

Deserting me, you've gone all out, stripped down

and made your bed your place of worship.

You've climbed into bed with the 'sacred' whores

and loved every minute of it,

adoring every curve of their naked bodies.

You anoint your king-god with ointments

and lavish perfumes on yourselves.

You send scouts to search out the latest in religion,

send them all the way to hell and back.

You wear yourselves out trying the new and the different,

and never see what a waste it all is.

You've always found strength for the latest fad,

never got tired of trying new religions.