In this odd and rich book about the importance of corporate sin, marriage, holiness, leadership, and repentance, God sees to it that this small and insignificant phrase appears.
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.”