We met my very first night at K-State University. We had two very important things in common: tons of thick, curly hair, and loving Jesus.
Earlier this fall, Tom and I took Annalyn and Gracie to the Renaisssance Festival. The weather was perfect. The crowds weren't overwhelming. And we had great coupons for admission tickets. There was only one downside to the experience.
It's true confessions time, Dear Reader. Who's got a mug, or a plaque, or a tote with Jeremiah 29: 11 on it?
It's almost a badge of Christendom, isn't it?
In the midst of warnings about capitivity and enslavement, Jeremiah drops this jewel that we've memorize, claim, and love.
Perhaps one of the best-loved, most-claimed promises in God's Word is Jeremiah 29:11.
For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you,’ says the Lord, ‘plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
Much of the book of Jeremiah in the Old Testament tends to be a bit (let's just say it) depressing. Indeed, the term "jeremiad" comes from our author:
"a prolonged lamentation or complaint; also : a cautionary or angry harangue", according to Merriam Webster.
My dear John,
You are too funny! You make me sound like a combination between the Motel 6 guy ("We'll leave the light on.") and Oprah with all her philathropy. Maybe you need to get out a bit more, at least to the other side of the island.
And about Diotrephes...
I love music! Beach Boy, bossa nova, bluegrass, Boston Pops. What's not to love about music. And I love the way music can express my feelings and thoughts.
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