The prophet Jeremiah warned the people of Judah time and again that God was angry with them and that he was going to send Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon against them in judgement. While the people loved hearing Jeremiah preach, they did not heed his warnings. Instead, they
Psalm 16 teaches us about building confidence. Paul quotes it in Acts 13:35 as a prophecy of Jesus’ resurrection. But let us not forget that David wrote this in the context of his own trials. While God inspired David’s words in such a way that
I’ve been encouraged in recent days interacting with church members testifying that, during lockdown, they are growing in their faith. It appears that, even though locked up from normal activity, many are finding that their discipleship has not been locked down. Praise God for that.
John Calvin writes of our text: “Faith will obtain anything from the Lord; for so highly does he value it, that he is always prepared to comply with our wishes, so far as it may be for our advantage.” This account, as recorded by Mark,