“What’s lost is nothing to what’s found, and all the death that ever was would scarcely fill a cup.” -Saint Godric
Scripture – John 12:12-19
“When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
“The dramatic adventures of the scroll should not distract us from what was at stake on that fateful day, when king and people set their course towards the shipwreck of their kingdom, nearly twenty years distant. God’s statement of intent in verse 3 endorses what he had revealed at the potter’s house about the provisional […]
Verse 1 of today’s text links Jeremiah 33 to the preceding narrative: God speaks a second time to Jeremiah while he’s confined under guard during the final, terrible siege of Jerusalem. So we can read chapters 32 and 33 as scenes 1 and 2 of Jeremiah’s prison experience.