Tag Archive: Jeremiah

Sep 03

God does things differently than we do

Good Figs and Bad Figs When the Babylonians first took the Jewish King and others into exile the people who remained in the Promised Land assumed that they had God’s favor and the exiles were abandoned by God. God revealed to Jeremiah that the opposite was true. He would rebuild the Jewish people through the …

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Sep 01

3 Reasons why faith in Jesus is a powerful base for life in a wacky world.

A crowd was attracted by the outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost. There were cynical explanations. The followers of Jesus were drunk. There always seem to be cynical explanations. Peter defended the new faith. Later, Paul would preach the same faith. Peter would also reiterate it after the gospel had spread to the Gentiles (Acts …

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Jul 31

Prayer should not be hard and it definitely should not be boring

The problem We know we should pray. We know about many great praying Christians from the past or from our own experience.  But we just sit there and wonder if we are doing anything. It is hard and, if we were totally honest, it is boring. Maybe, it doesn’t need to be this way. A …

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Jun 12

In the school of faith each of us receives a customized curriculum

The Just Shall Live By Faith God told Habakkuk that the just, people who wanted to follow God, would live by faith through the time of judgement. We are not told what happened to Habakkuk but we have the examples of Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel. They each followed God through those dark years. Jeremiah and …

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Feb 13

Judicial blindness is real.

Jesus was rejected Jesus offered salvation to His most bitter opponents but didn’t reach all of them. As I stated in the last blog the opposition between the religious leaders and Jesus was real. They said that He did his miracles in league with the Devil. He denounced them in the clearest terms in the …

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