Read Jeremiah 32:1
Jeremiah imprisoned, then buys a field at Anathoth; return to
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This business transaction would have seemed ridiculous to those who had heard Jeremiah's repeated warnings of approaching destruction and captivity. But, Jeremiah had also proclaimed that the people would be restored to the land, and this purchase of land was evidence of his faith that the Sovereign God would fulfill His Word.
Although Jeremiah could not see how God would accomplish this prophecy, his faith was in the unfailing God, who also proclaimed: I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for Me? (32:27).
God gave Jeremiah a fresh assurance concerning the future of
The Lord's invitation is still: Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things (33:3). How wonderful it is to know that, in the midst of the most difficult circumstances, we can rest assured that God is merciful and will protect and provide for the needs of His faithful servants (see Matthew 6:28-34) and will fulfill His Word.
Our faith in God and His Word can be measured by the influence we allow it to have upon our conduct. Each day that passes brings us that much closer to the day of the Lord. Let us then daily be prepared to meet Him. The day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved (destroyed), what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conversation (conduct) and godliness. . . . be diligent that you may be found of Him in peace, without spot, and blameless (II Peter 3:10-14).
By Jeremiah who acted as a kinsman-redeemer by purchasing the land of his cousin Hanameel even though he was in prison (Jeremiah 32:6-14; see also Leviticus 25:25,49; Ruth 2:20; 3:5-13). Jesus is our Kinsman-Redeemer who purchased our freedom from sin, hell, and the grave with His own blood on
32:4 mouth to mouth = face to face; 32:10 evidence = deed; 32:44 subscribe evidences = sign deeds.
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