God Sets Himself Against People (Jeremiah 1:15)

    Then the Lord said to me: “Out of the north calamity shall break forth on all the inhabitants of the land.  For behold, I am calling all the families of the kingdoms of the north,’ says the Lord; ‘They shall come and each one set his throne at the entrance of the gates of … Continue reading God Sets Himself Against People (Jeremiah 1:15)

“My Words in Your Mouth” (Jeremiah 1:9)

    Then the Lord put forth His hand and touched my mouth, and the Lord said to me: ‘Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.’”  vs9 Not only does the Lord call us, but He gives us ability to perform.  He stands with us, putting His word into our mouths, and He supports … Continue reading “My Words in Your Mouth” (Jeremiah 1:9)

“I Ordained You” (Jeremiah 1:5)

Then the word of the Lord came to me, saying: ‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.’”  vs5 Take the position that God has given you.  In salvation, He says, “That if you (1) confess with your … Continue reading “I Ordained You” (Jeremiah 1:5)

“Be Comforted” (Isaiah 66:10-13)

“And as one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.” vs13 Receive the comfort of the gospel.  He says, “Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you who love her; rejoice for joy with her, all you who mourn for her; That you may … Continue reading “Be Comforted” (Isaiah 66:10-13)

Is 66:5, “They Shall Be Ashamed”

     Hear the word of the Lord, you who tremble at His word:  ‘Your brethren who hated you, who cast you out for My name’s sake, said, ‘Let the Lord be glorified, that we may see your joy.’  But they shall be ashamed.” vs5 We have nothing to worry about, if we serve God. … Continue reading Is 66:5, “They Shall Be Ashamed”

No More Crying (Isaiah 65:17-19)

          “For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former shall not be remembered or come to mind.  But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create;  For behold, I create Jerusalem as a rejoicing, and her people a joy.  I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy … Continue reading No More Crying (Isaiah 65:17-19)