1. Obviously, the LORD has no intention of slapping a bandage on creation. He will completely restore—it will be made new.
  2. This is the feast, the banquet to end all banquets. The LORD God is the maker and provider of this great feast which takes place for the resurrected faithful in the courts of Heaven.
  3. This restoration is understood as a resurrection—restoration/return to the Land is equated with the resurrection to the courts of Heaven.