Devoted to Closeness
Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 116:15-19 | Jeremiah 30:1-31:26 | 1 Timothy 2:1-15 | Proverbs 25:18-19
Today’s Scripture Focus: Jeremiah 30:1-31:26
“Who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?”(Jeremiah 30:21b NIV)
Jeremiah speaks the word of God to the people of Judah. He reminds them that though they will go through a time of judgment, God will not forget them. One day, he will break their bonds of oppression and bring them back to Judah. Their captivity will not last forever.
God offers them hope of a fresh start. He extends another chance to live in the blessings promised to God’s chosen people when they live according to the covenant.
One of the things he promises them is a leader like David, a man after God’s own heart; A ruler who followed God with…
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