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this one thing

this one thing Jeremiah 17:19-27 (JDV) Jeremiah 17:19 This is what Yahveh said to me, “Go and stand at the People’s Gate, through which the kings of Judah enter and leave, as well as at all the gates of Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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they keep challenging me

they keep challenging me Jeremiah 17:11-18 (JDV) Jeremiah 17:11 He who makes a fortune unjustly is a partridge that hatches eggs it didn’t lay. Halfway through his day his riches will abandon him, so after that he will be a … Continue reading

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juniper in the Arabah

juniper in the Arabah Jeremiah 17:5-10 (JDV) Jeremiah 17:5 This is what Yahveh says: the person who trusts in the man is afflicted with a curse. He sets up flesh as his arm, and his heart deserts Yahveh. Jeremiah 17:6 … Continue reading

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permanent fire

permanent fire Jeremiah 17:1-4 (JDV) Jeremiah 17:1 Judah’s failure is inscribed with an iron stylus. With a diamond point it is engraved on the tablet of their hearts and on the horns of their altars, Jeremiah 17:2 when their children … Continue reading

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who to trust

Jeremiah 17 There are only two options presented here.  Either one trusts in the LORD and becomes like a tree planted by water, or one trusts in man and becomes like a shrub in the desert.  Jeremiah is feeling the … Continue reading

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