Jeremiah 1:10

See today, I appoint you over nations and over kingdoms, to pluck up and to pull down, to destroy and to overthrow, to build and to plant. This is one of the key verses in Jeremiah together with 31:3. Use a simple phrase PAP DO BAP See today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms […]

Servant song 3 Isaiah 50:6-10

ESV I gave my back to those who strike,    and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard;I hid not my face    from disgrace and spitting. 7 But the Lord God helps me;    therefore I have not been disgraced;therefore I have set my face like a flint,    and I know that I shall not be put to shame.8     He who vindicates me […]

Servant Song 2 Isaiah 49

And now the Lord says,    he who formed me from the womb to be his servant,to bring Jacob back to him;    and that Israel might be gathered to him—for I am honored in the eyes of the Lord,    and my God has become my strength—6 he says:“It is too light a thing that you should be my servant    to raise up the tribes of Jacob    and […]

Habakkuk 3

The verses from the end of Habakkuk seem highly relevant as we go through a pandemic crisis with many people losing something : either someone they love or losing their job or …… ESV translation Though the fig tree should not blossom,    nor fruit be on the vines,the produce of the olive fail     and the fields […]

Micah 6:8

What does the Lord require of you but do do justice, love kindness and to walk humbly with your God. This is probably the key verse for this book. An easy way of learning this is to think of the simple sentence I do just love kinda walking humbly : DO LOVE WALKing JUST KIND […]

Ecclesiastes 5:1-2

NRSV translation Guard your steps when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than the sacrifice offered by fools; for they do not know how to keep from doing evil. Never be rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be quick to utter a word before God, […]

Jeremiah 29:10-14

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. Then when you call upon me and come and pray to me, I will hear you.  When you search for me, you will find me; if you seek me […]