Jeremiah 17-21: Prophecy and persecution.

April 24, 2015. Daily Reading: Jeremiah 17-21. Background: Jeremiah 12-16. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 17 1. The deceptive heart: This chapter begins with an oracle against Judah for their sin, implying that their seen had left a permanent mark on their heart, etched with diamond, so that they would not consider repenting. The main reason for…

Lord, You are the potter, and I the clay!

December 2, 2014. “There is no one who calls upon your name,     who rouses himself to take hold of you; for you have hidden your face from us,     and have made us melt in the hand of our iniquities. But now, O Lord, you are our Father;     we are the clay, and you are our potter;     we…

4 lessons on change: the transformation of Peter.

September 13, 2014. One of the best things that I have been able to do now that I have moved away from familiar surroundings and situations is to focus on who I am and who I want to be, and work on reaching self improvement goals. I didn’t realize that this is what I was…