Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 31st-How quick are we to we assume responsibility for our own actions?

Lamentations 5: 16 The crown has fallen from our head; Woe to us, for we have sinned! 17 Because of this our heart is faint, Because of these things our eyes are dim; At some previous points, the Israelites had … Continue reading

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July 30th-It is a most interesting concept to say that my soul ‘is bowed down within me”,

Lamentations 3:19 Remember my affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness. 20 Surely my soul remembers And is bowed down within me. 21 This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. 22 The LORD’S lovingkindnesses indeed never … Continue reading

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July 29th-Looking back is painful; look, instead, to the Lord.

Lamentations 1: 7 In the days of her affliction and homelessness Jerusalem remembers all her precious things That were from the days of old, When her people fell into the hand of the adversary And no one helped her. The … Continue reading

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July 28th-the most “qualified” person for a task is the one who will wholeheartedly pursue it

Jeremiah 52: 16But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left some of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and plowmen. The poorest people are left to do this work. But “poorest” does not necessarily relate to whether or … Continue reading

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July 27th-Here is yet another promised restoration. But…

Jeremiah 49:39 ‘But it will come about in the last day That I will restore the fortunes of Elam,’” Declares the LORD. Here is yet another promised restoration. But, God could be using a beautiful metaphor. What if these restorations … Continue reading

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July 26th- there’s no telling how the Lord will use any of us in whatever time frame He chooses to further His eternal kingdom.

Jeremiah 48: 46 “Woe to you, Moab! The people of Chemosh have perished; For your sons have been taken away captive And your daughters into captivity. 47 “Yet I will restore the fortunes of Moab In the latter days,” declares … Continue reading

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July 25th-How tragic it is for anyone to think they are beyond salvation.

Jeremiah 42: 8Then he called for Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were with him, and for all the people both small and great, 9and said to them, “Thus says the LORD the … Continue reading

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