God Knows What He Is Doing

Joseph Holbrook, Jr.

READ : Jeremiah 30:12-24   Back in the days of David a man named Uzzah thought that the Lord needed some help in keeping the ark steady. He paid for his presumption with his life. Jeremiah is dealing with the same kind of impulsive people who can’t seem to get it through their heads that God is quite able to …

Tell Me the Old, Old Story

Joseph Holbrook, Jr.

READ : Jeremiah 30:1-11   Addicts need hope. People who can’t break the chains that bind them need to know that help is on the way. People who are living at the same old dying rate need to know that a life of victory is just ahead. That is why the Lord, while giving Jeremiah words of warning for His …

Words to People in Distress

Joseph Holbrook, Jr.

READ : Jeremiah 29:15-32   When we left the book of Jeremiah, we were reading a letter he had written to the exiles in Babylon in which Yahweh had told them, “Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf” (v. 7). Instead of working and praying for …

Unfulfilled Promises

Kathryn Blok

READ : Romans 8:28-39   “Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you” (Ps. 50:15). “All things are possible to him who believes” (Mark 9:23). In the midst of hardships, natural disasters, sorrow and losses, we sometimes wonder why God does not honor these promises. Is it because our faith is weak? These questions arise because …

Claiming God’s Promises

Kathryn Blok

READ : Genesis 32:9-12, 22-26   When Jacob fled from home in fear of his brother Esau, God came to him in a dream and promised to be with him, to keep him safe, and to return him to his home. Many years later when Jacob started for home, still in fear of Esau, he reminded God of His promise …