Do you have those times when you are talking and no one is listening? You know when you feel like a brick wall will listen better than those you are talking to. Looking at Jeremiah 37, we can find some of the reasons people don't listen or believe what you have to say. The very … Continue reading Might as well…
Have you ever felt as if you needed to keep the fact that you are a Christian a secret? What if people found out? Are they going to make fun of me? Will the stop being my friend and turn against me? The Bible is full of stories of prophets being killed, Jeremiah writings were … Continue reading Live the Word
Seems like everywhere you turn lately people don't want to hear or have anything to do with the Word of God. Not too long ago Greg Laurie was forced to take down billboards for the Harvest Crusades in California because someone was offended by the Bible in his hand. Hitler had the Bible burned during … Continue reading Jeremiah 36 Study Guide
God through Moses, as he wrote Deuteronomy chapter fifteen explains the treatment of slaves. They were to serve seven years to pay off their debt. They would work six years and the seventh year the master was to forgive them their debt and set them free. During Jeremiah's time, they would set free the slaves … Continue reading The Trap of Enslaving When Forgiving
When we are traveling abroad our identity is in a small little book. If we should lose our passport then we are in a whole lot of trouble. As Christians many times as we go through this life we forget we are not of this world. We lose our identity as to who we are … Continue reading Secure Identity
For many Jeremiah 29:11, brings a comfort just knowing that God has plans for their lives. For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. But when you look at the verses before God tells them to make a life … Continue reading Plans — Your’s or God’s
Do you remember the classic TV game show "To Tell The Truth"? Maybe you have seen the remake of it. I would sit and watch it with my granddad. Trying to guess which of the three contestants, all claiming to be the real person..., was that real person. Sometimes I would guess the right person … Continue reading To Tell The Truth
You can't find your purpose in a fortune cookie. It doesn't know you and was made by another human or machine. The only way to find your purpose is to know your Maker. In Genesis 1:26-28, we can see God's planned purpose for man. Although out the Bible we can see God reveal His plan … Continue reading Where Do You Find Purpose?
We are halfway through the year and Jeremiah. This week I'm going to change it up since this is somewhat a review. At church, the youth pastor gave three questions we need to look at where we are. First, we will use them to evaluate Jeremiah, the last part of the week we will examine … Continue reading Jeremiah 26 Study Guide
In Jeremiah 25, God says three times the problem with Judah was they didn't listen to His leading, teachers, and Scriptures about following after other gods. It is their not listening to Him that they found God's anger turned against them. The Bible is full of people That didn't listen and obey God. Let's look … Continue reading Are You Listening?