When the Enemy Overpowers

Your prophets have seen for you false and deceptive visions; they have not uncovered your iniquity, to bring back your captives, but have envisioned for you false prophecies and delusions. All who pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and shake their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem: “Is this the city that … Continue reading When the Enemy Overpowers

The Compassion of the LORD Never Fails

Jeremiah has been lamenting the tragedies of the conquering hordes of Babylon, the captivity of Judah, the fall of Jerusalem - including the temple and the wall of the City; the famine of the people which led to unspeakable acts in order for some to eat.  Yet, in the midst of his grief, and sorrow … Continue reading The Compassion of the LORD Never Fails

When God Purposes a Thing

It seems that, sometimes at least, we; yes even Christians, put terrible events and tragedies up to chance.  Chance says that these things just happen.  I must admit that this troubles me, but I think it troubles me more to believe that these things happen by mere chance; when they cannot be chance. Looking today … Continue reading When God Purposes a Thing

In the days of Affliction

No one today likes to talk about judgment or affliction.  I do not like talking about it, preaching about it, and I really get no joy from reading Jeremiah; or any of the prophets; or preaching their writings and prophecies of darkness and gloom; but I must not neglect the counsel of the LORD.  The … Continue reading In the days of Affliction

No Iniquity Found

Do you find yourself to be a sinner?  Have you sinned against God?  There are some who would answer "No" to both of those questions.  Sadly, though, there is no salvation for such a person.  It is possible however for one to experience deliverance from iniquity, forgiveness of sin.  Hear the prophet Jeremiah speak the … Continue reading No Iniquity Found