My wife keeps saying something to me that I have found both refreshing and helpful: Read what brings you joy.
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.
He is risen. As followers of Christ, we believe that this is a historical event with spiritual, mental, emotional, relational, intellectual, and eternal ramifications. Neither wishful thinking nor a neurosis (Freud). Not merely a psychological crutch (Nietzsche), although a wonderful crutch. Not an “opium” for when the average Joe is suffering economically at the handsContinue reading “He is Risen”