Tell Me the Old, Old Story

Joseph Holbrook, Jr.

READ : Jeremiah 30:1-11   Addicts need hope. People who can’t break the chains that bind them need to know that help is on the way. People who are living at the same old dying rate need to know that a life of victory is just ahead. That is why the Lord, while giving Jeremiah words of warning for His people, also gives words of assurance and hope. Did you notice how the liberation is to take place? “Behold, days …

Words to People in Distress

Joseph Holbrook, Jr.

READ : Jeremiah 29:15-32   When we left the book of Jeremiah, we were reading a letter he had written to the exiles in Babylon in which Yahweh had told them, “Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf” (v. 7). Instead of working and praying for the well-being of the city where they were living, the covenant people had been withdrawing into their own little ghetto. …