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August 10, 2022: Day 170 – James 1-5

Even though this is a catch up day it seems as if James is not covered in any other location.  James is one of those books that has some of the most powerful verses in all of Scripture.  It is … Continue reading

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August 9, 2022: Day 169 – Jeremiah 49-52 and Proverbs 25

The prophet Jeremiah gives a series of oracles, or prophecies, agains the nations that had abused Judah.  We see him speak against Ammon and Edom and Damascus.  But then he starts to speak out against Babylon, and he doesn’t stop.   … Continue reading

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August 8, 2022: Day 168 – Jeremiah 43-48 and Psalm 56

We see the people of Judah choose to leave Jerusalem as it is begin burned down to the ground and go south to Egypt as opposed to being carted off by the Babylonians into exile.  Jeremiah had warned them that … Continue reading

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August 6, 2022: Day 167 – Jeremiah 38-42 and Psalm 55

Babylon finally breaches the wall and enters the city.  Once that happens a number of things take place.  A remnant of the people flee toward Egypt even though Jeremiah had told them that those who go with the invading Babylonians … Continue reading

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August 5, 2022: Day 166 – Jeremiah 33-37 and Proverbs 24

There are some interesting events in Jeremiah’s life that take place that remind us that he is in the midst of a war zone and that he is prophesying against his own nation.  God will come and destroy Jerusalem is … Continue reading

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August 4, 2022: Day 165 – Jeremiah 28-32 and Psalm 53

An object lesson that is well known because Jeremiah used it is the wooden yoke.  He uses it to describe the captivity of the people of Israel.  Another prophet comes along and says, yes, we will be captive, but it … Continue reading

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August 3, 2022: Day 164 – Jeremiah 23-27 and Proverbs 23

I have to admit that the beginning of these chapters follow along in the same discourse as the previous chapters with the prophet warning the people of the wrath to come.  But the last two chapters are very interesting.  The … Continue reading

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August 2, 2022: Day 163 – Jeremiah 18-22 and Psalm 52

We find mentioned for the first time the name of the northern country that is going to come down and take over Jerusalem and all of Judah and lead its people into captivity.  The name of that nation is Babylon … Continue reading

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August 1, 2022: Day 162 – Jeremiah 13-17

I can’t help but feel a bit depressed as we make our way through Jeremiah.  He continues his consistent message of laying out the deception and the infidelity of Judah all the while promising that the day will come when … Continue reading

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July 30, 2022: Day 161 – Jeremiah 7-12

Remember when Jesus enters into Jerusalem after the triumphal ride on a donkey and the first thing that he does is go into the temple and clear it and he says there:  “It is written, my house will be called … Continue reading

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