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God’s Grace; February 21, 2018


Jeremiah 31:14 “I will satisfy the priests with abundance, and my people will be filled with my bounty,” declares the Lord. Sometimes the more literal Japanese translation is interesting. In this case, it says, “I will satisfy the souls of … Continue reading

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Drawing Close to God; February 20, 2018


Jeremiah 30:21 “‘Who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?’ declares the Lord.” This verse is talking about leaders, but to me this line is a challenge to every believer. Where the NIV says “devote himself,” … Continue reading

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Punishment; February 19, 2018


Jeremiah 30:11 “I will discipline you but only with justice; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.” God is too good a father not to punish when it is needed. He doesn’t punish any of us as severely as … Continue reading

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Close to God; February 18, 2018


Jeremiah 29:13 “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” God’s timing is very interesting, and perfect. I had no idea what I would be preaching on today when I made up this … Continue reading

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Knowing God; February 17, 2018


Jeremiah 24:7 “I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord. They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me with all their heart.” Here we have … Continue reading

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Stubbornness; February 16, 2018


Jeremiah 18:12 “But they will reply, ‘It’s no use. We will continue with our own plans; each of us will follow the stubbornness of his evil heart.’” Human stubbornness can be really remarkable. Occasionally we find it exercised in admirable … Continue reading

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Who We Trust; February 15, 2018


Jeremiah 17:5 This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the Lord.” This is certainly a follow-up on yesterday’s message! This … Continue reading

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