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Prayer

Prayer Almighty Yahweh, bless those that keep and share Your Sabbath Day--7th day--of rest and mans worship. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen. - Min. Lynwood F. Mundy

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

December 7
Relationship Will Change UsJeremiah 12:1–13:27
Although God has granted us complete access to Him through Christ, we struggle at times to live this reality (John 17:15–17). The stale or frightening depictions of God in stained glass and Renaissance paintings have convinced us that He is distant, quick to anger, or disinterested. Nothing could be further from the truth; the Psalms remind us that He is caring, close, and listening (e.g., Pss 22; 23; 26), and He yearns for a relationship with us.
Sometimes it helps to hear the words of others who have struggled with the same thing. Jeremiah provides us with such an example. He remarks, “You will be in the right, O Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak my claims with you. Why does the way of the wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease” (Jer 12:1). Jeremiah knows that Yahweh is right in all He does, but this does not prevent him from freely expressing his concerns.
If we really …