Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Jeremiah 31:7 (KJV) Pause and Consider

Jeremiah 31:7 (KJV)
For thus saith the LORD; Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish ye, praise ye, and say, O LORD, save thy people, the remnant of Israel.
Every word of God is profitable and ought to be heard and heeded. Every word of God is in fact, “Thus saith the Lord.” But here we have a passage[1] that specifically declares “thus saith the Lord.” It is worth our while to pause and consider it.
Sing with gladnessThis was preached in a time of great trouble but singing and gladness were called for. Few things will get you through hard times better than finding reasons to rejoice.
For JacobThe trouble was directed toward them yet God said be glad for them. They are the people of God and He is at work in them. That’s a reason to rejoice.
ShoutThere is no good reason to keep our faith quiet. We are not only to be loud about it when we are with believers but also and even especially when we are out among the nations.
Publish yeMake it known. Not merely through preachers and missionaries you support but personally.
Praise yeMake your own confidence and faith in God be known .
Say, O LORD, save thy people, the remnant of Israel.Pray for the salvation of those who are not.

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Jeremiah 31:7 (KJV) Pause and Consider

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