July 27, 2012

207 - Jeremiah's secoand message.

Kathleen's thoughts

Jeremiah 3: 6 - 25, 4: 1-31, 5: 1 -31

Israel better than Judah the Lord announced to me, "Unfaithful Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

Pardon is promised Found in Jeremiah 3...I find this very interesting and something to take note of...15. I will give you shepherds who are loyal to Me, and they will shepherd you with knowledge and skill.The Lord's declaration - "NO ONE WILL SAY ANY LONGER, the ARE OF THE LORD'S COVENANT. IT WILL NEVER COME TO MIND, AND NO ONE WILL REMEMBER OR MISS IT.  IT WILL NEVER AGAIN BE MADE. 17 At that time Jerusalem will be called, THE LORD'S THRONE, and all the nations will be gathered to it, to the name of the Lord in Jerusalem.

Israel's repentance

A call to repentance 2. If you swear, As the Lord lives, in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then the nations will be blessed by Him and will pride themselves in Him.

Judah is threatened 

Judah is surrounded  18. your way of life and your actions have brought this on you. This is your punishment. It is very bitter, because it has reached your heart.

Jeremiah's sorrow 22. For My people are fools; they do not  know Me. They are foolish children, without understanding. They are skilled in doing what is evil, but they do not know how to do what is good.

His vision. 
Jerusalem's sin
Israel's enemies 5:18 But even in those days - this is the Lord's declaration - "I will not finish you off. When people ask; For what offence has the Lord our God done all these things to us. You will respond to them. Just as you abandoned Me and served foreign gods in your land, so will you serve strangers in a land that is not yours,

God's warning

We sure are a stubborn lot of people. God's grace and favour is new every morning and great is His faithfulness, and yet when you read the word today and even life today we still the same. 'Open your eyes oh Nations of the world and see Jesus. His word is true and just.
Blessings today.

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