Exile and the Lord's Blessing
Using Jeremiah 29 and related texts, we will seek to understand how the Lord meets, calls, and blesses His people, even when they are far from the familiar patterns of life and worship. This was a particular applicable series after coming through the disruptions to life and worship caused by COVID.
Acts 1:6-8 — God uses ordinary followers of Christ as witnesses in word and deed in the world.
I’d Have Had to Miss the Dance
Jeremiah 29:10-11 — God’s plan and purpose for His people is to be a blessing people regardless of context or situation.
True or False?
Jeremiah 29:8-9 — We discern true from false by being rooted in God’s Word and seeking God’s wisdom.
On Being Well and Finding Peace
Jeremiah 29:7 — Seek and pray for God’s shalom (well-being, peace) for others and you will find it for yourself.
What Are We Supposed to Do?
Jeremiah 29:5-6 — Even in great loss and upheaval God has not turned away, but still calls and purposes humanity for worship and service.
All That We’ve Lost
Jeremiah 29:1-4 — Though we may have experienced loss, God has not turned away from us, but comes to us with purpose.
Isaiah 43.15-21 — God is (still) on the move for the sake of the world; are you paying attention?