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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 45)

Chapter 45 is one of the most intriguing chapters in the entire book.  It is by far the shortest chapter in the book—only five verses long.  It is intentionally not in chronological order.  The previous six chapters describe the fall … Continue reading

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Prayer Update March 22

I’ve recently been reading a book that has proven both convicting and life-giving.  Old Paths, New Power (by Daniel Henderson) gives a call to pastoral leaders to return to the “old paths” of prayer and the Scripture.  The book centers … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 44)

After the Jewish remnant defiantly disobeys the Lord’s message by leaving the Promised Land and settling in Egypt, the Lord sends another message through Jeremiah to them.  This message along with their response is recorded in some detail in chapter … Continue reading

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Prayer Update March 15, 2019

Last week I asked you to pray for us–I (Rick) was down with the flu and Linda was leading a Heritage course for women on writing Bible study curriculum. I want to thank all of you who prayed for us.  … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 43)

This chapter begins as Jeremiah finishes doing what the Jewish remnant had asked him to do—reporting to them the word from the Lord about where they should go and what they should do (42:3).  The opening verse of chapter 43 … Continue reading

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Special Prayer Request

I’ve not posted in a while, as I (Rick) had been in bed with a fever for most of the last five days.  I was slated to teach several classes today and then fly to Winnipeg tomorrow to speak at … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 42)

Chapter 42 continues the story line that began in 40:7 and runs through the end of chapter 43.  Where most of the longer narrative is filled with action and movement (assassination, battle, journey), chapter 42 stands still and records part … Continue reading

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