Category Archives: Jeremiah

September 7 – Lament – Crying Isn’t Allowed

Read Jeremiah 1:1–10 You probably remember the words from your own childhood: “Don’t be such a crybaby.” Well-intentioned people can assume that tears are either a sign of weakness or a lack of faith in God. But God doesn’t look … Continue reading

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September 1 – The God Who Comes Through – He Quenches Our Thirst

Read Exodus 15:22-27 (cf. John 4:1-26 and Jeremiah 2:13) In these verses the people were physically thirsty but didn’t have any water that was fit to drink.  Once again Moses prayed and God supplied their needs by having Moses put … Continue reading

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April 13 – Jesse Tree – Sadness

Read Jeremiah 1:1-19; 8:22-9:11 “Oh, that my head were a spring of water and my eyes a fountain of tears! I would weep day and night for the slain of my people.” Jeremiah 9:1 What are some of the reasons people cry? … Continue reading

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March 9 – Do Not Fear – What We Need to See to Live Unafraid

Read Jeremiah 1 Jeremiah knew all that he needed to know. He had all he needed. “… say whatever I command you (v8).” Called to speak God’s message, all Jeremiah needed was communion with Him. All He needed to know was … Continue reading

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July 19 – His story : Man’s rescue – Rescue and exile

Read Jeremiah 25:1-38 It was just over a year ago that 33 Chilean miners were rescued from being trapped a half mile under the surface of the earth. After 59 days below ground, the last of them emerged to the joy … Continue reading

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December 22 – Behind the Christmas Card – Non Nuclear Family

Read Jeremiah 1:5 Christmas has always been my favorite holiday! I love the crisp winter air that comes with the season, the music and the spirit of joy and smiles that seem to surround the atmosphere. However, when growing up, … Continue reading

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September 23: Open Letters – Dear Emotions

Read Jeremiah 1 and Lamentations 3 To all of the emotions, I should start by proclaiming powerful words from a friend as a declaration to begin this letter; ”We are friends. Not because I longed for you or loved you, … Continue reading

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June 23: The god of Me

Read Jeremiah 2:11-13 This week, we are digging a little deeper into the commandment that God gave saying, “You shall have no other gods before me.” One of the most common “gods” that get in the way of our worship … Continue reading

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October 30: Helpless Doesn’t Mean Hopeless

Read Jeremiah 11:18-23 and Lamentations 3:16-27 I don’t know what it’s like to lose everything, but I know what it’s like to be helpless. I have never experienced deep loss to the point where I have nothing left, but I … Continue reading

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January 29: Jesus as the “Branch of Righteousness”

Read Jeremiah 23:1-8 As Jeremiah penned these words, the once unified nation of Israel was divided.  There were the ten northern tribes who retained the name “Israel” and the two southern tribes called “Judah.”  But they had not only experienced … Continue reading

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