God does not tell Jeremiah that he will rescue his people from that captivity. Instead, he tells Jeremiah what the nation of Israel should focus on in that less-than-ideal set of circumstances.
The message in this book is a powerful reminder that Christianity is a humble faith, not a power-grab strategy for those wanting to get ahead in our performance-saturated culture.
I cancelled my Facebook. I did it!
“God himself, the only Redeemer, the one hope for humanity, was surrounded by sawdust and wood for the majority of his life.”
In a world intoxicated with speed, progress, efficiency, and productivity, go the other way.