A Tale of two kings

Jeremiah 31:15 The birth of Christ was attended by great sorrow. In one day, several mothers were brought to tears when King Herod ordered all toddlers in Bethlehem to be slaughtered. Why? He learnt a new king had been born there and he didn't want a rival. Years earlier, Jeremiah had described the sorrow felt … Continue reading A Tale of two kings

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A God who keeps his word

Jeremiah 23:7-8 At the centre of the message of the Bible is a God who keeps his word. When he makes a promise, we can certainly count on him to fulfill it. God promised a Redeemer right after our first parents sinned. The entire story line of the scriptures is basically how this promise was … Continue reading A God who keeps his word

Jeremiah’s call and ours

Jeremiah 1:5-10 Jeremiah's call spoke powerfully to me after I became a Christian. In it I could discern God calling me to bear witness to the gospel. I had the same objection, but I received similar encouragement. The God who sends forth never abandons - and so it has been all these years. This is … Continue reading Jeremiah’s call and ours