Category Archives: Life Lessons

What’s So Good About Good Friday?

Yesterday at the Good Friday service at Grandview Baptist Church, they showed this video reflection on “What’s So Good About Good Friday?”  I was impacted by it’s message.  I hope you will be as well.

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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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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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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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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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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 41)

This chapter continues to chronicle the political and spiritual collapse of the Jewish remnant left in the land after the fall of Jerusalem.  Seven months into Gedaliah’s governorship, Ishmael returns to meet with Gedaliah.  Ishmael, who is almost always referred … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 39)

This is the first of two recounting of the fall of Jerusalem; the final chapter in the book (52) gives a more detailed version of the same events.  Chapter 39 tells the grim news in chronological sequence with the surrounding … Continue reading

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