Daily Bible Verse:              Romans 5:6

‘When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners.’

- The Good News is that the Lord comes in our helplessness and gives us hope.
- He knows when the time is ‘just right’ and He steps in to turn things around.
- As we remember His death and what He did for us on the cross, we celebrate hope.
- No matter how ‘utterly helpless’ our situation may be, He is our help and answer.

Prayer: Lord, thank You for coming into the world to die and to give Your life as a sacrifice for me. I recognised that You are all I need and remember the price that was paid with thankfulness. Amen.


Daily Bible Verse: Romans 5:6
‘When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners.’


Daily Bible Verse: John 19:15
But they shouted, ‘Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!

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God's Response

April 5, 2019

GOD'S RESPONSE

God responds to Jeremiah in his discouragement. God gives him some advice to help him out of the hole that he had found himself in.

Jeremiah 15:19 'Therefore thus says the Lord (to Jeremiah): 'If you return (and give up this mistaken tone of distrust and despair), then I will give you again a settled place of quite and safety, and you will be My minister; and if you separate the precious from the vile (cleansing your own heart from unworthy and unwanted suspicions concerning God's faithfulness you shall be My mouthpiece. (But do not yield to them). Let them return to you - not you to (the people).'

Let's look at God's response:

a. RETURN TO GOD

The first thing that God does is to offer him the option of returning. Oftentimes when we are discouraged we become self-focused and self-orientated. We begin to feel sorry for ourselves. This self-orientation needs to be replaced with a returning to God and becoming God-orientated. We need to become God-conscious and remind ourselves that God is all-powerful and limitless. We must stop limiting God and return to a pace of faith in God.

Jeremiah 15:19 Therefore thus says the Lord (to Jeremiah): 'If you return'

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