Through Jeremiah, God was trying to reconnect with his people, who lost touch with God. Through tears of sorrow, God was showing his sincere sadness that people were forgetting about God. They were not heeding God’s call to serve others, to take care of our planet, to put God at the center of all our actions.
Is God crying tears … Read the rest
by JoBeth Allen
Jeremiah 22:3 Thus says the Lord: Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
My Lenten Devotional is taken from the Sojourners weekly newsletter, specifically (and in … Read the rest
Jeremiah 31:31-34: The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt – a covenant that … Read the rest
Jeremiah 18:1-6: The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: “Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel. The vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter’s hand, and he reworked it … Read the rest
“In the meantime …”
Sermon by The Rev. Lisa Caine
Luke 21:25-36, Jeremiah 33:14-16
Nov. 29, 2015 • First Sunday of Advent
Choral Response: “I Believe”
Soloist: Amanda Martin