Kim Harms (Iowa, USA)
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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
Today’s quoted verse is one of the most popular scripture verses to memorize. And it should be. It’s a lovely, encouraging verse. But a lot of people don’t realize that this verse is part of a letter to exiles — the Israelites, who still have 70 years of captivity ahead...
No matter my situation, God speaks words of comfort to me.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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