Category Archives: Jesus

Stirred Up

Look! An army is coming from the north; a great nation and many kings are being stirred up from the ends of the earth.   They are armed with bows and spears; they are cruel and without mercy. They sound like … Continue reading

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A Strong Redeemer

This is what the Lord Almighty says: “The people of Israel are oppressed, and the people of Judah as well. All their captors hold them fast, refusing to let them go.   Yet their Redeemer is strong; the Lord Almighty is … Continue reading

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A Resting Place for Lost Sheep

In those days, at that time,” declares the Lord , “the people of Israel and the people of Judah together will go in tears to seek the Lord their God.   They will ask the way to Zion and turn their … Continue reading

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A Jar No One Wants

“We have heard of Moab’s pride— how great is her arrogance!— of her insolence, her pride, her conceit and the haughtiness of her heart.   I know her insolence but it is futile,” declares the Lord , “and her boasts accomplish … Continue reading

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Like Carmel by the Sea

As surely as I live,” declares the King, whose name is the Lord Almighty, “one will come who is like Tabor among the mountains, like Carmel by the sea.   Pack your belongings for exile, you who live in Egypt, for … Continue reading

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Muddy Cistern

Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jehukal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malkijah heard what Jeremiah was telling all the people when he said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Whoever stays in this city will … Continue reading

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Sand on the Seashore

The days are coming,’ declares the Lord , ‘when I will fulfill the good promise I made to the people of Israel and Judah.   “ ‘In those days and at that time I will make a righteous Branch sprout from … Continue reading

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