Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter 43 verses 15 – 21

15. I, Jehovah, am the one , your Holy One, the creator of Israel, and Israel’s king. . . . . . . . 16. Thus saith the Lord, pointing (directing everyone’s attention) to the ways (practices; customs; traditions means) offered by “the-West” (Church headquarters in Salt Lake City)  because the mighty waters (sorceries; witch-crafts; enchantments; magic-spells) have become their […]

Israel's king15. I, Jehovah, am the one , your Holy One, the creator of Israel, and Israel’s king.

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headquarters
Mormonism’s headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah

16. Thus saith the Lord, pointing (directing everyone’s attention) to the ways (practices; customs; traditions means) offered by “the-West” (Church headquarters in Salt Lake City)  because the mighty waters (sorceries; witch-crafts; enchantments; magic-spells) have become their “go-to” (relied on for expert knowledge or skill; preferred; customary) way (technique; method; style; manner) of getting what they want.

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candle wick
Like a candle-wick (candle-flame),  Salt Lake is systematically snuffing-out (pinching-off; cutting; killing; putting an end to; causing the failure and defeat of) Israel’s people (rank and file Mormons). 

17. Point (direct everyone’s attention) to an army of horses (swift and cheerful men vaulting; propelling themselves upward by leaps and bounds within the priesthood organization) and chariots (alliances of high-priests for the implementation of their combined-action) and reinforcements (actions and processes to make Salt Lake’s power greater by adding to it). Together (working as a team; collectively) they ravage Israel’s people (rank and file Mormons) without (failing to; refusing-to) establish them (grant them permanent acceptance or recognition) and furthering the progress of Israel’s extinction…like a candle-wick (candle-flame),  Salt Lake is systematically snuffing-out (pinching-off; cutting; killing; putting an end to; causing the failure and defeat of) Israel’s people (rank and file Mormons). 

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pioneers
Forget about former (past; old; by-gone) things associated (linked; connected) with Salt Lake’s pioneer (early; ancestral; founding; first)custodians (stewards; bearers; possessors) of authority.

18. Forget about former (past; old; by-gone) things associated (linked; connected) with Salt Lake’s pioneer (early; ancestral; founding; first)custodians (stewards; bearers; possessors) of authority and pioneering (founding) generations. Do not build (model; use as a basis for further progress or development) upon them.

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gravy train
I am making (creating)  a way (method; process; means; procedure)  right in the middle of Mormonism’s spiritual-desert (spiritual-wasteland; spiritual-wilderness; spiritual-barrens; spiritual-badland) of prosperity (good-times; “the-gravy-train”; “ease and plenty”) that stewards (oversees ; manages; supervises) Mormonism’s authority.

19. Behold (observe; witness)  as I do something altogether new (different; unusual; novel; out-of-the-ordinary). Now (today)  authority,  which has been hitherto-unknown,  springs-up (takes-form; comes-into-existence; arises; takes-form). Furthermore (in addition) I am making (creating)  a way (method; process; means; procedure)  right in the middle of Mormonism’s spiritual-desert (spiritual-wasteland; spiritual-wilderness; spiritual-barrens; spiritual-badland) of prosperity (good-times; the-gravy-train; “ease and plenty”) that stewards (oversees ; manages; supervises) Mormonism’s authority.

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light bearer
(Jehovah) will provide “living-water” (the spirit of God) in the desert (Mormonism’s wilderness of vanity)  and lightbearers (light-bringers; “intelligence”-intermediaries; inspired-teachers; sages)  holding (possessing; having) authority to give drink (refreshment) to my chosen people.

20. Salt lake’s General Authorities are a Dull (monotonous; boring; stupefying; blunted; deadened)  generation of wild-(uncultivated by the hand of God) beasts (devils; demons; swine; savages; brutes; monsters) pointing (showing how; showing the the way; directing everyone’s attention) to desolating  (forsaking; devastating; violating; oppressing) the jackals (opportunistic-men) who are subordinate (lower in rank or position) to them  and the daughters (faithful-devotees) of screech-owls  (predatory rapters“; abductors,” from its Latin meaning, “robbers, plunderers, or abductors,” from rapere, “to seize.”)  that utter screeching (loud, harsh, piercing) cries.  But,  (Jehovah) will provide “living-water” in the desert (Mormonism’s wilderness of vanity)  and lightbearers (light-bringers; “intelligence”-intermediaries; inspired-teachers; sages)  holding (possessing; having) authority to give drink (refreshment) to my chosen people.

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hand writing
They write-about (record; describe; delineate; give an account of; relate; narrate; recount) their praises of me. 

21. A people who I formed to accustom themselves to me, giving thanks to me. They write-about (record; describe; delineate; give an account of; relate; narrate; recount) their praises to me.

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