No Pleasure in the Death of the Wicked

Therefore, O thou son of man, speak unto the house of Israel; "Thus ye speak, saying, 'If our transgressions and our sins be upon us, and we pine away in them, how should we then live?' Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; …

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Begin at My House

He cried also in mine ears with a loud voice, saying, "Cause them that have charge over the city to draw near, even every man with his destroying weapon in his hand." And, behold, six men came from the way of the higher gate, which lieth toward the north, and every man a slaughter weapon …

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Rejoice, Your Sin Is Found Out

Rejoice and be glad, O daughter of Edom, that dwellest in the land of Uz; the cup also shall pass through unto thee: thou shalt be drunken, and shalt make thyself naked. The punishment of thine iniquity is accomplished, O daughter of Zion; He will no more carry thee away into captivity: He will visit …

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Grieving for Jerusalem

How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! How is she become as a widow! She that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary! She weepeth sore in the night, and her tears are on her cheeks: among all her lovers she hath none …

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A Perpetual Covenant

The word that the LORD spake against Babylon and against the land of the Chaldeans by Jeremiah the prophet. "Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, 'Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is broken in pieces; her idols are confounded, her images are broken …

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Know the name of the LORD

"Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that it shall no more be said, 'The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt;' but, 'The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither He had …

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When there is evil in the Land

The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, "Stand in the gate of the LORD'S house, and proclaim there this word, and say, 'Hear the word of the LORD, all ye of Judah, that enter in at these gates to worship the LORD. Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Amend …

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Day Twenty Six – GOD Deals With Evil In His People

The reading for today is 2 Kings 20 - 1 Chronicles 7. Blessings as you read. In reading through the Bible in 90 days there are passages which, to be honest, I sometimes find it difficult to read; and today’s reading was no exception.  I am speaking particularly of 1 Chronicles 1 – 9 which …

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Time of Jacob’s Trouble

"The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, ‘Thus speaketh the LORD God of Israel, saying,’ ‘Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book. For, lo, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will bring again the captivity of My people Israel and Judah, saith the LORD: and …

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The LORD, The First and The Last

"Keep silence before Me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment. Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his foot, gave the nations before him, and made him rule over kings? He gave …

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O Inhabitant of the Earth

"From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, ‘My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! The treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.’ Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. And …

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Standing With The King

"Now this is the copy of the letter that the king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra the priest, the scribe, even a scribe of the words of the commandments of the LORD, and of his statutes to Israel. 'Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, …

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Let Me Fall Now into the Hand of the LORD

"And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.  And David said to Joab and to the rulers of the people, 'Go, number Israel from Beersheba even to Dan; and bring the number of them to me, that I may know it.' And Joab answered, 'The LORD make His people an hundred …

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