The Fruit of the Spirit – Kindness

Photos by Lisa, Kevin Malik and Vie Studio Kindness is a universal language. It is generally defined as the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate. For the world it might stem from just being human and decent. But for us Christ followers, it stems from the creator Himself. God’s kindness stems from His perfect... Continue Reading →

Continual Communion with God

Photo by Luis Quintero ‘Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah’ - we read this sentence time and time again throughout the book of Jeremiah. He was a prophet chosen by God and so we are not taken by surprise when we come across those words. But Jeremiah was after all a man,... Continue Reading →

A Heart of Obedience

Photo by David Frampton In Jeremiah 35, we read about a group of people called the Recabites, whom God uses as an example of obedience and a rebuke to the people of Judah. Who are the Recabites? They were a nomadic group of people related to the Kenites (1 Ch 2:55), some of whom lived... Continue Reading →

Truth or False

Photo by Magda Ehlers Jeremiah 28 details Jeremiah being confronted by a false prophet Hananiah. Hananiah stands in the temple of the Lord, before the priests and all the people and prophesises a very different future to what Jeremiah had been saying.  In verse 2-3, we read Hananiah say “This is what the Lord Almighty, the God... Continue Reading →

Bound to God

Proverbs 16:18 says "Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall." The people and their leaders persisted in their arrogance, their idolatry and their assimilation of the sinful practices of the wicked nations around them to such an extent that God was forced to deal severely with their unfaithfulness. They lacked the discernment and humility... Continue Reading →

What kind of Worship?

In Jeremiah 7 we read one of the temple messages that God gives through His prophet Jeremiah, to His people. In verse 2 God says to Jeremiah “Stand at the gate of the Lord’s house and there proclaim this message. Hear the word of the Lord, all you people of Judah who come through these... Continue Reading →

Let God be your Fuel and Fire

Jeremiah, the son of Hilkiah belonged to a family of priests in Benjamin. In Jeremiah 1 we read how God calls Jeremiah to be His prophet. The word of the Lord came to Jeremiah saying “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you, before you were born, I set you apart; I appointed... Continue Reading →

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