Tag Archives: Jeremiah

Renewal – Lamentations 5:21

Turn thou us unto thee, O Lord, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old. – Lamentations 5:21 Spring is still a few months away where I live, but recent temperatures have enticed some of the plants to put on new growth. The warmth and rain have renewed their strength and triggered […]

Quietly Waiting – Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. – Lamentations 3:26 The Prophet Jeremiah lived in a very tumultuous time. Israel and Judah experienced a great falling away during his life culminating in the destruction of Jerusalem and captivity. Even though he warned them in […]

A Righteous Branch- Jeremiah 23:5

Jeremiah 23:5 – Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. Who’s in charge?  Is it you?  Is it me?  Government?  Corporations?  Honestly, I am not in control, and I doubt […]

Trust in the Lord – Jeremiah 17:7

Jeremiah 17:7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is. Blessings are found throughout the Bible, and all true blessings come from the Lord.  Do you want blessings? Trust in the Lord. Do you seek truth? Trust in the Lord. Do you need forgiveness?  Trust in the Lord. […]

Give Ear – Jeremiah 13:15

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken. – Jeremiah 13:15 Meditation:  Most of us are not good listeners.  We would rather be heard than hear others.  This extension of natural selfishness is not surprising, but it is one of the most prevalent and annoying attributes.  Therefore, the prophet tells […]

Assurance – Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. – Jeremiah 29:11 Meditation:  In the hustle and bustle of modern society with its expectations and goals, its requirements and rules, we are often overwhelmed.   Family, work, school, […]

An Everlasting Love – Jeremiah 31:3

The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee. – Jeremiah 31:3 Meditation:  Knowing that God is loving is one of the most important things we can grasp about the Divine Nature.  This insight is vital to our understanding […]