Many of what we see in this world as evil - shootings, wars, genocide, bombings, the destruction of land, loneliness, anger, hatred ... all this and more can be boiled down to being a problem of the heart. In Jeremiah 12: 11 NKJV, God says; They have made it desolate; Desolate, it mourns to Me; … Continue reading The Heart of the Problem
There are many questions we have that start with, "Why God ... ?" School shootings? Bombings? Illness? Cancer? Plane crashes? Drugs overdose????? Many times we look at what is going on in this world and see the injustice going on, where those get off because they are wealthy and those who they railroad are ruined … Continue reading Why God…..?
Have you ever want to question God about things that are going on? Here in Jeremiah 12, you have a Q&A with God. This is much like the end of Job from chapter 38 on. Both give a better insight as to who God is and why He does things we don't understand. Monday -- … Continue reading Study Guide for Jeremiah 12
Many of us have had people in our lives that didn't like what we were doing for God. They tend to want us to be quiet and not express what God has told us, especially when it goes against popular opinion. We see at the end of chapter eleven, even Jeremiah was not immune to … Continue reading Jeremiah 11 Applied
Judah and Israel both walked away from the worship of the One True God of their fathers and follow of those that were in the land, Baal. From the time the Children of Israel crossed the Jordan, God told them to remove the idols and those that worshipped them from the land Jericho was the … Continue reading Why God Said “NO!”
When the Children of Israel crossed into the Promised Land, they only had to follow the commands that God gave them and He would bless them in the land. However, generations later they left the path they were placed on. Because of their action they received the promise of God's discipline. We are under a new … Continue reading Following The Path
This week we see ourselves as the Children of Israel. Monday -- From where did God deliver their ancestors? Tuesday -- Why are we like the Children of Israel? What do we need deliverance from? Wednesday -- What was the covenant that God had with the Children of Israel? What happened if they didn't keep it? Thursday … Continue reading Jeremiah 11 Study Guide
In the closing of Jeremiah 10 we see a prayer from Jeremiah for those who have walked away from the Lord. Take the time and write out a prayer to God for those who need to come to salvation in Jesus.
Distressed. Deflated. Emotionally. Physically. Left, wondering, "God. Where are you in all of this?" When we are going through times like these God is still right where He was. It is us that where the problem lies. We have drifted away from or anchor in Him. Floating along, drifting away and soon we run out of … Continue reading Distressed
Jeremiah lays out in the first few verses what God is not: A piece of wood, carved into an image, covered in gold or silver, and fastened into place by hammer and nails to protect it from falling. These idols are like scarecrows, they do not have a brain. Which means they do not speak … Continue reading Who Is God?