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Negative As Well As Positive

“Behold I have put My words in your mouth” (Jeremiah 1:9). The LORD addressed these words to Jeremiah.  The prophet was to speak God’s word.  It was not his duty to entertain the people.  It was not his duty to … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunity

“The harvest is past, The summer is ended, And we are not saved!” (Jeremiah 8:20). These are extremely sad words.  Judah was not in a saved condition.  There are two common interpretations of this verse.  Wayne Jackson comments, “This may … Continue reading

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Two Evils

“My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters, And hewn for themselves cisterns – broken cisterns that can hold no water” (Jeremiah 2:13). The bulk of the book of Jeremiah concerns Judah’s final … Continue reading

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The Gods Perish and It Is Not in Man

“Thus you shall say to them: ‘The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth shall perish from the earth and from under the heavens” (Jeremiah 10:11). Man tends to be a worshipping being.  Nearly every culture that … Continue reading

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The Potter and The Clay

“The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD saying: ‘Arise and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause you to hear My words.’  Then I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was, … Continue reading

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No Weeping

While there are occasions when godly men and women wept in the Bible, there are also some occasions when they did not.  Let’s notice…  1.   Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, were not to mourn the deaths of Nadab … Continue reading

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Weeping

“Real men don’t cry,” we are told.  However, this saying is not in agreement with the Bible.  In the Bible, godly men and women wept.  Let’s consider some things which caused them to weep. 1.  Abraham wept over Sarah’s death. … Continue reading

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Peace Series: A False Sense of Peace

“They have also healed the hurt of My people slightly, saying, ‘Peace, peace!’ when there is no peace” (Jeremiah 6:14; 8:11). God, through the prophet Jeremiah and others, had warned Judah that if they did not amend their ways, then … Continue reading

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Tolerating Evil to Our Own Destruction

Friends and brethren, I ask you, “are we too comfortable in this world?” Have we still the discomfort of Lot who was “tormented” (“vexed” KJV) by the wickedness of the land (2 Peter 2:7-8)? Or, have we become more like those … Continue reading

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Church Growth

Problem Stated Christians today have become discouraged.  In our classes, we read the book of Acts.  We see how rapidly the church expanded during this period of time.  Then we turn, examine ourselves, and want to know why similar results … Continue reading

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