First, problems at home must be dealt with, then compromises can be negotiated with neighbors. The Bundestag's rapporteur for Macedonia, Thorsten Frei (of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats is of the opinion that the government now has its future in its own hands. Foreigners devour your countryside in your sight, and it will become desolate, as if devastated by enemies. 1:8 Et derelinquetur filia Sion ut umbraculum in vinea, et sicut tugurium in cucumerario, et sicut civitas, qu vastatur. For the law will go forth from Zion, and the Word of the Lord from Jerusalem. 2:4 Et iudicabit gentes, et arguet populos multos: et conflabunt gladios suos in vomeres, et lanceas suas in falces: non levabit gens contra gentem gladium, nec exercebuntur ultra ad prlium. 1:42 et exclamavit voce magna, et dixit: Benedicta tu inter mulieres, et benedictus fructus ventris tui. 1:42 And she cried out with a loud voice and said: Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.
Without internal devotion, the externals of the law become useless. 1:12 Cum veniretis ante conspectum meum, quis qusivit hc de manibus vestris, ut ambularetis in atriis meis? 1:12 When you approach before my sight, who is it that requires these things from your hands, so that you would walk in my courts?