Lessons through sorrow

Ray Stedman on Lamentations, to be continued over the next few days: What a description of the utter despair of the human spirit in the grip of deep distress and sorrow! And yet, in each of these chapters an insight is revealed, a lesson that God teaches through sorrow that otherwise would never have been learned. … More Lessons through sorrow

Jeremiah’s stones

Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah in Tahpanhes:  “Take in your hands large stones and hide them in the mortar in the pavement that is at the entrance to Pharaoh’s palace in Tahpanhes, in the sight of the men of Judah,  and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of … More Jeremiah’s stones

“Regardless of what we’re like, God, remember what you’re like.”

Ray Stedman takes us on a tour of Jeremiah 14-15, the reading for today: The word of the Lord which came to Jeremiah concerning the drought: {Jer 14:2 RSV} He goes on to describe the land, how the cisterns have no water, the ground is dismayed, there is no rain on the land, the crops … More “Regardless of what we’re like, God, remember what you’re like.”

Here is one of those frequent timeless foreshadowings of the Cross

Ray Stedman on Esther 7: The chapter opens with an intimate supper in a private banqueting room where Queen Esther, the king, and Haman, the evil prime minister, are gathered, and it closes with a man nailed, screaming, to a tree until he is dead. Here is one of those frequent timeless foreshadowings of the … More Here is one of those frequent timeless foreshadowings of the Cross