Tag: Jeremiah 31:33-34

Served by the prophets!

Scripture reading for October 12th: Jeremiah 30-33, 1st Peter 1

Key Scriptures: 1st Peter 1:10-12 “Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, things into which angels long to look,”

Peter loved Jesus and His Word! He had denied Christ three times, but was restored by Jesus with three questions concerning his love for Him. Peter knew salvation was found in Jesus Christ alone by grace. He also knew the Scriptures and writings of the prophets were Holy Spirit inspired. Jesus had opened the Scriptures to him and the Holy Spirit, living in him, now revealed truth that enabled him to preach the good news. The prophets of old were serving their generation as well as Peter, the Apostle of Jesus Christ and generations to come should the Lord tarry!

Faith confession and prayer: Lord Jesus, thank You for Your amazing Word written down through the prophets and confirmed to me by the Holy Spirit. Fill me with Your Spirit today to preach the good news and serve this generation!

Jeremiah 31:33-34 “”For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, declares the Lord: I will put My law within them, and I will write it on their hearts. And I will be their God, and they shall be My people. And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor and each his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they shall all know Me, for the least of them to the greatest, declares the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity and I will remember their sin no more.””

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Thankful for God’s New Covenant Love!

Scripture reading for August 25th:  Jeremiah 27-31

Key Scriptures:  Jeremiah 31:3-4  “The Lord appeared to us in the past saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness.  I will build you up again and you will be rebuilt, O Virgin Israel.  Again you will take up your tambourines and go out to dance with the joyful.”

Jeremiah 31:33-34  “This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord.  “I will put My law in their minds and write it on the tablets of their hears.  I will be their God, and they will be My people.  No longer will a man teach his neighbor, or a man his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ because they will all know Me, for the least of them to the greatest,” declares the Lord. “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”  

Thankful for forgiveness of sins:  “The Holy Spirit also testifies to us about this.  First He says:  “This is the covenant I will make with them after that time,” says the Lord.  “I will put My laws in their hearts, and I will writ them on their minds.”  Then He adds:  “Their sins and lawless acts I will remember no more.”  (Hebrews 10:15-17)

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