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September 8, 2020: Day 17 – Jeremiah 17

So when you travel to Israel you have to be aware that on Saturday things are going to be stripped down.  You will be walking the steps at your hotel, or at least the elevator will stop at every floor. … Continue reading

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September 7, 2020: Day 16 – Jeremiah 16

As we continue along with Jeremiah I continue to think of the resonance of what Jeremiah is saying and the reality in which we find ourselves.  Jeremiah has the law laid down before him to the extent where God says … Continue reading

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September 6, 2020: Day 15 – Jeremiah 15

Jeremiah asks God what he should tell the people when they ask: where shall we go?  The reason this question comes up is because  God has told them earlier in vs.1: “Send them out of my sight.”  But where shall … Continue reading

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September 5, 2020: Day 14 – Jeremiah 14

If you were to pick up at vs.11 you would see where God asks Jeremiah, again, to not pray for the people because they have wandering feet.  But Jeremiah responds and says: My colleagues are telling the people that everything … Continue reading

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September 4, 2020: Day 13 – Jeremiah 13

We find God using an object lesson to describe how the people of Israel have treated him.  The loincloth would basically be our underwear and it would in one sense describe an intimacy with God that was unmatched.  Israel was … Continue reading

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September 3, 2020: Day 12 – Jeremiah 12

We begin this chapter with the question that has provided uncertain answers for millennia.  Why do good things happen to bad people?  Normally we would follow suit and ask the question with the same title of the book, why do … Continue reading

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September 2, 2020: Day 11 – Jeremiah 11

We read about the covenant that God made with the people of Israel when he brought them out of the land of Egypt.  We see that mentioned in vs.2-3.  The covenant that God made with the people of Israel was … Continue reading

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September 1, 2020: Day 10 – Jeremiah 10

As we continue along with the author predicting the doom that will come, we do find an interest appeal in vs.23ff.  We find the author asking to be corrected.  That doesn’t normally happen, that we ask God to correct us.  … Continue reading

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August 31, 2020: Day 9 – Jeremiah 9

We find another chapter where Jeremiah prophecies what is to come for the people of Israel.  The beginning is interesting because the speaker states that he wishes that his head were a spring of water.  This would allow him to … Continue reading

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August 30, 2020: Day 8 – Jeremiah 8

I want you to look at vs.11 where it states: “They have treated the wound of my people carelessly, saying, “peace, peace,” when there is no peace.”  The leaders of the day of Jeremiah promoted false optimism in a time … Continue reading

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