Jeremiah 20

This chapter reminds me of some of the Psalms of David. Jeremiah vacillates between deep despair and praise to God. He is suffering for doing what God commands him to do. He is desperate, depressed and overwhelmed. But look at verses 11, ad 13b But the LORD is with me like a mighty warrior; so my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. They will fall and be thoroughly disgraced, their dishonor will never be forgotten. vs. 13b He rescues the life of the needy from the hands of the wicked. This is where we need to rest. In the struggle, in the desperation, we cry out to God for help in finding this place of rest: “The LORD is a Mighty Warrior. He rescues…”

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