Tag Archives: Jeremiah

Waiting on God; May 8, 2022


Lamentations 3:25-26 The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. I was struck with how many times the word … Continue reading

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Depending on God Alone; May 3, 2022


Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. From verse five on, this passage is one powerful verse after another. I have long … Continue reading

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Truth and Lies; May 1, 2022


Jeremiah 14:14 Then the Lord said to me, “The prophets are prophesying lies in my name. I have not sent them or appointed them or spoken to them. They are prophesying to you false visions, divinations, idolatries and the delusions … Continue reading

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Knowledge; December 20, 2021


Jeremiah 33:3 “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” Jeremiah certainly had some unique encounters with God. Here he is a prisoner, as described in detail in the … Continue reading

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Blessings; February 17, 2021


Jeremiah 31:14 “I will satisfy the priests with abundance, and my people will be filled with my bounty,” declares the Lord. Jeremiah is known as “the weeping prophet” because of various prophecies of woe as well as the whole book … Continue reading

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Hearing God; November 24, 2019


Jeremiah 33:1-3 While Jeremiah was still confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the Lord came to him a second time: “This is what the Lord says, he who made the earth, the Lord who formed it … Continue reading

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Trusting God; December 31, 2017


Lamentations 3:21-23 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations was written … Continue reading

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September 8, 2016


Jeremiah 32:27 “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” I have always loved God’s gentle humor here. He is literally quoting Jeremiah back to him, from the beginning of Jeremiah’s prayer in … Continue reading

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January 22, 2016


Lamentations 3:57-58 You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear. O Lord, you took up my case; you redeemed my life. When Jeremiah was in the depths of grief and despair because of the destruction … Continue reading

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January 18, 2016


Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me and I shall be saved, for you are the one I praise. The section from verse 5 on is very rich “wisdom literature,” to the point that … Continue reading

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