Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Jeremiah 27:6: “And now I have given all these...

April 23rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
How strange to our ears, and to those who heard this prophecy for the ...

Jeremiah 26:24: “Nevertheless the hand of Ahikam...

April 22nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This chapter describes Jeremiah's first trial before the religious leaders of Jerusalem. Because he ...

Jeremiah 25:1–2: “The word that came to Jeremiah...

April 21st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Because Jeremiah tells us this was written in the 4th year of Jehoiakim's reign, ...

Jeremiah 24:5: “Thus says the LORD, the God...

April 20th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God gave His prophet Jeremiah a vision of 2 baskets of figs. He then ...

Jeremiah 23:29: “Is not My word like a fire?”...

April 19th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Bible is God's word, and it is very much like a fire and ...

Jeremiah 22:21: “I spoke to you in your prosperity,...

April 18th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Chapter 22 refers back to the several kings who reigned before King Zedekiah and ...

Jeremiah 21:5,8: “I Myself will fight against...

April 17th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The king of Judea, Zedekiah, asked Jeremiah if the Lord would be on their ...

Jeremiah 20:18: “Why did I come forth from...

April 16th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The theme of lamenting one's birth because of the darkness of the days was ...

Jeremiah 19:15: “Thus says the LORD of hosts,...

April 15th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Through Jeremiah, God had been telling His people over and over again that He ...

Jeremiah 18:4: “And the vessel that he made...

April 14th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God instructed Jeremiah to go and watch a potter working at his wheel. He ...

Jeremiah 17:9: “The heart is deceitful above...

April 13th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Hebrew word for heart is frequently used to identify the center of a ...

Jeremiah 16:20: “Will a man make gods for himself,...

April 12th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jeremiah asked a rhetorical question in order to point out the foolishness of those ...

Jeremiah 15:16: “Your words were found, and...

April 11th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jeremiah was telling God, "I read Your word, Lord. I believed You, and it ...

Jeremiah 14:13–14: “Then I said, ‘Ah,...

April 10th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jeremiah complained to God that the people in Jerusalem should not be held accountable ...

Jeremiah 13:23: “Can the Ethiopian change his...

April 9th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The people of Jeremiah’s time had hardened their hearts and refused to heed his ...

Jeremiah 12:1: “Righteous are You, O LORD, when...

April 8th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jeremiah had a question for God, and since it is recorded here, we can ...

Jeremiah 11:8: “Yet they did not obey or incline...

April 7th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God faithfully brought light to Jeremiah's generation, telling them of their sin and calling ...

Jeremiah 10:16: “The Portion of Jacob is not like...

April 6th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God used an unusual title for Himself here: “The Portion of Jacob.” This idea ...

Jeremiah 9:23–24: “Thus says the LORD: / ‘Let...

April 5th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
There is a humorous story of an elderly lady who was driving around a ...

Jeremiah 8:22: “Is there no balm in Gilead,...

April 4th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The balm spoken of here was an ancient medication or salve made from a ...

Jeremiah 7:4: “Do not trust in these lying...

April 3rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The people of Jerusalem found great confidence in the temple building. But God was ...

Jeremiah 6:16: “Thus says the LORD: / ‘Stand...

April 2nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God was calling His people to stop and consider the path their lives were ...

Jeremiah 5:3: “O LORD, are not Your eyes on...

April 1st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jeremiah has been called the "weeping prophet" because his heart was continually broken by ...

Jeremiah 4:3: “For thus says the LORD to the...

March 31st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God compares a heart that is not humble to a farmer's field that sits ...

Jeremiah 3:14–15: “‘Return, O backsliding...

March 30th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After another richly descriptive passage concerning the sinfulness of Judah, God again called them ...

Jeremiah 2:12–13: “‘Be astonished,...

March 29th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We have all been guilty of trying to find solutions to our problems outside ...

Jeremiah 1:11: “Moreover the word of the LORD...

March 28th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Since the almond tree was one of the earliest budding fruit trees in spring, ...

Isaiah 66:1: “Thus says the LORD: / ‘Heaven...

March 27th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Isaiah began the final summary of his prophecy with a reminder that the Creator ...

Isaiah 65:17: “For behold, I create new heavens...

March 26th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Isaiah was looking beyond the millennial or 1000-year earthly reign of Jesus Christ, to ...

Isaiah 64:4: “For since the beginning of the...

March 25th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God's acts are unique, displayed in the Old Testament and testified to by many ...

Isaiah 63:7–8: “I will mention the loving...

March 24th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here in the middle of Isaiah 63 are three verses that stand in sharp ...