GOD’S STRANGE WORK
BY: RAY PRINZING
“For the Lord shall rise up as in mount Perazim, He shall be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon, that He may do His work, His strange work; and bring to pass His act, His strange act.”
The Lord gave David a victory against the Philistines in the valley of the giants, and then on up into the high
Now the prophet Isaiah, reminding the people of these past actions of the Lord, with their triumphs, goes on to declare that God has further works to be wrought, new acts to unfold, which will be stranger still than what their history had recorded.
While the word “strange” is used twice here, there are actually two different Hebrew words that are used, the first being “zar’ – a stranger, alien; and the second is “nokri” – a foreigner.
It rejoices us to know that our God can, and IS doing a work totally outside of man’s carnal concept. A work, which is utterly foreign to man, impossible to restrict or confine to denominational structure or system. He hath
A work so foreign unto men,
unsearchable by mortal pen,
Yet positive, without defeat, the end is sure,
‘twill be complete.