A Walk with Jeremiah 2.1   Leave a comment

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IMG_443110490God obviously needs us.  And, apparently, we need God.

Chapter 2 of Jeremiah reads like a letter from a bitter lover whose been taken advantage of, cheated on, and abandoned.  Many of us have been there.  Lost in love and mutual happiness, something happens and it all falls apart.  The memories of rapturous fulfillment are still palpable, but something’s changed.  The relationship’s broken.  They don’t need you anymore…of they don’t think they do…or they never did.

I remember the devotion of your youth, your love as a bride…Israel was holy to the Lord, the first fruits of his harvest…What wrong did your ancestors find in me that they want far from me, and went after worthless things, and became worthless themselves?  (vs 2b, 3a, 5)

But, somehow, this is more than just getting lost in love.  Love between God and Israel isn’t limited to the metaphor of matrimony.  At least from the prophet’s…

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Posted January 17, 2015 by terryflowersblog in Uncategorized

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