Tag Archives: Jeremiah

Called By God


Called By God Purpose: To take the PLUNGE into Christian Leadership. You’re one of them, aren’t you?  No, please don’t look away embarrassed or indignant.  You are one of them – one of the ones the Lord talked about when … Continue reading

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2. Balance between rest and activity.


  Image via Wikipedia   2.  Balance between rest and activity. For humans to engage in work is to experience pain.  The fatigue of work is its pain.  Only the lilies of the field neither “toil’ nor are in pain, … Continue reading

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Coping


  Image via Wikipedia   Coping Scripture not only depicts the problem of pressure experienced by God‘s servant: it also highlights ways of coping with the problem.  We have seen that the biblical record does not minimize the existence of … Continue reading

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4. Extreme Stress


  Image via Wikipedia   4.  Extreme Stress While the designation ‘burnout’ is a modern one, the condition it describes is as old as events depicted in the Bible.  For example,, in the Psalms, David describes himself as being totally … Continue reading

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Inner Life


  Image via Wikipedia   Inner Life The poems of Jeremiah’s inner life do not depict prophetic truth as a bolt from the blue, but as something with a history in the prophet’s psyche.  The revelation of God was appropriated … Continue reading

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The varied dimensions of pressure:


  Image via Wikipedia   The varied dimensions of pressure: 1. Loss of meaning in a living situation. Many servant – children admit to feelings of meaninglessness in their living.  Such an expression of loss of meaning in the living … Continue reading

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WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR FOCUS


Image via Wikipedia WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR FOCUS 1. Focus on victory one day at a time.“Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” (Matthew 6:34 NIV) 2. Focus … Continue reading

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ACKNOWLEDGE GOD’S EXISTENCE


Image via Wikipedia ACKNOWLEDGE GOD’S EXISTENCE Anyone who comes to [God] must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. (Hebrews 11:6 NIV) The question for most people is not, “Is there a God?” The … Continue reading

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