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Jeremiah 3

Jeremiah, the weeping prophet, helps us see sin and its effects more vividly. And in so doing, the depth of our own sin without the grace of God is shown through the story of Israel’s rebellion. In this chapter, we are confronted with the imagery of God’s beloved people prostituting themselves. Deceived into thinking that they would find better loves, they abandoned God. But instead of finding a more favourable spouse, they ended up on the street corner offering themselves to anyone who would come by. And instead of love, they were ravished - continually raped, used, and abused. False idolatry, seeking lovers outside of God - this always leads us to emptiness, slavery, and destruction. We are fools if we relent to show sin as anything less than vile. Keep reading...


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