Tag Archives: judgment

What He Has Purposed

Honestly, I can’t imagine what Jerusalem looked like after the Babylonians had ransacked her. After they had entered her and burned down “every great house,” including “the house of the LORD” (Jer. 52:13). After they broke in pieces the massive … Continue reading

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A Lion

Again, it’s repetition in Jeremiah that’s caused me to pause and reflect this morning. Something said of God’s judgment of Babylon in this morning’s reading that was also declared concerning His judgment of Edom in yesterday’s reading. And it’s got … Continue reading

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Knowing and Understanding God

Maybe I watch too many court room dramas, but as I’m reading in Jeremiah this morning I’m envisioning an unrelenting prosecutor with a seemingly unending closing argument. The indictment against Judah is based on a mountain of evidence. Accused of … Continue reading

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A Seated Savior

“Don’t make me get up!” Kind of remember hearing that once or twice (ok, . . . maybe more often than that) when I was a kid. It was a warning. Often the last warning. If my dad had to … Continue reading

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Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Done! Time to finish the job. It had already been over tens years since the city was captured and the people carted off into captivity (2Kings 24:10-17). Over ten years since all the treasures and all the vessels of gold … Continue reading

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