An Aroma

August 15 – Today’s Readings –  2Corinthians 1-3 and Psalms 45

“We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about the hardships we suffered in the province of Asia.We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired even of life. Indeed, in our hearts we felt the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and He will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us” (2Corinthians 1:8-10)Continue Reading

At Immeasurable Cost

August 14 – Today’s Readings – Jeremiah 51-51 and Psalms 44
During the reign of King David, when righteousness was “the norm” in Israel, there was great preparation made for the building of the house of God.Then, in the early years of Solomon, while he was still serving the Lord fervently, the temple was built in [...]

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He Will Come

August 13 – Today’s Readings – Jeremiah 49-50 and Psalms 43
Jeremiah 49:3-8 reads, “Wail, O Heshbon, for Ai is destroyed! Cry out, O inhabitants of Rabbah!Put on sackcloth and mourn; rush here and there inside the walls, for Molech will go into exile, together with his priests and officials. Why do you boast of your [...]

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My Soul

August 12 – Today’s Readings – Jeremiah 46-48 and Psalms 42
“Why are you downcast O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.” (Psalms 42:5)

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August 11 – Today’s Readings – Jeremiah 43-45 and Psalms 41
Jeremiah is a great representation of the “insistent voice of God”.Whether the Jews were in Israel and years away from the Babylonian invasion – or whether the Babylonians were at the Gate – whether there was only a remnant left in Israel after the captivity [...]

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