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  • If You Have Run With Footmen...

    Contributed by Christian Curby on Mar 10, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 8,745 views

    God has called us to do hard things! Do we walk away from our relationships including our relationship with God because it gets to challenging? Jeremiah 12:5

    Good afternoon, it is so good to be back with you. I am thankful for all that God is doing in my life and in the life of our church. And so it is great to be with you today. Today I want to share a word with you that I believe God has been stirring in my heart for a while but I think that in ...read more

  • Giving Myself A Spiritual Check-Up

    Contributed by Jim Erwin on Oct 22, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 10,487 views

    There are going to be times when you question God’s call on your life. It is during these times in which you need a spiritual check-up.

    Giving Myself a Spiritual Check-Up Jeremiah 12:1-17 When we pick up Jeremiah, we see that he starts with similar “complaints” against God. The prophets in the Old Testament would complain in their prayers to God. Their main question is: Why do you let the evil continue when I am having such a ...read more

  • Running With Horses

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jun 8, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 13,359 views

    Perhaps you’ve run into some difficulties recently: your boss, an illness, conflicts in family. You’ve pleaded with the Lord for relief. But He may have said in response, “Toughen up. Dig in. It may get worse.” And then He asks you to “run with horses."

    Opening illustration: Can you imagine what it would be like to be at a track meet waiting for the start of the 100 meter race? Gathered together are the top runners from across the world. Fractions of a second separate these runners. While the marathon is a test of stamina and endurance, the 100 ...read more

  • Running With The Horses

    Contributed by David Johnston on Jul 25, 2007
    based on 37 ratings
     | 12,692 views

    It is easier to be a freeloader. Easier to be a leech. It is easier to relax in the embracing arms of The Average. Easier, but not better. Easier but not more significant. Easier but not more fulfilling. God has called you to a life of purpose.

    Running with the Horses WT 04-18-04 am Jeremiah 12:5 Jeremiah 12:5 If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and [if] in the land of peace, [wherein] thou trustedst, [they wearied thee], then how wilt thou do in the swelling of ...read more

  • "Are You A Speckled Bird?"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Sep 24, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 13,333 views

    Jesus would not "fly away," and so, they crucified him... Why did the world hate Jesus? Why does the world hate you?

    Title: "The Great Speckled Bird" Introduction: Years ago I heard a song sung about the "great speckled bird." I had no idea of what the singer was singing about. In my devotions I came across this passage of scripture and studied it out. God was saying to Jeremiah, "those who follow me are ...read more

  • Prosperity Of The Unrighteous

    Contributed by Andy Almendarez on Mar 22, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,303 views

    If a man has all the material things of this world and does not have spiritual life what does he really have?

    Andy Almendarez Prosperity of the Unrighteous Jeremiah 12:1-3 Thesis: If a man has all the material things of this world and does not have spiritual life what does he really have? I. Jeremiah asks a very real question. (1-2) A. Why are the wicked so prosperous? B. Why does God allow ...read more

  • To Run With The Horses Series

    Contributed by Peter Langerman on Oct 21, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 11,950 views

    The first in a series on the life of Jeremiah based on Eugene Petersen’s splendid book

    Jeremiah 12:1-5 1 You are always righteous, O LORD, when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease? 2 You have planted them, and they have taken root; they grow and bear fruit. You are ...read more

  • "Running With The Horses"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 26,500 views

    Are you even running with the footmen?

    Jeremiah received his call from God to prophesy against Israel’s idolatry, at a young age. The King James uses the word “Child” in verse 6 of chapter 1, and other versions say “youth”; it is estimated he was about 20 years old. Although he actually received his calling as a young man, ...read more

  • Porsperity Of The Unrightous

    Contributed by Eugene Sowers on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,077 views

    Why does Father God allow people that do not know His requirements , do not follow His commandments or His ways become properous ?

    Jeremiah 12:1-3 INTRO: Jeremiah 12:1-3 You are always righteous, O LORD, when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease? 2You have planted them, and they have taken ...read more