Riley Driver

Riley Driver

Jeremiah

Jeremiah 44:23

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 18, 2019 – Wednesday Jeremiah 44:23   NIV 23 Because you have burned incense and have sinned against the Lord and have not obeyed Him or followed His law or His decrees or His stipulations, this disaster has come upon you, as you now see.” Comments Why this anger about burning incense? Is burning incense sinning against the Lord? Is burning incense disobeying the Lord and His…
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Jeremiah 43:4-7

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 17, 2019 – Tuesday Jeremiah 43:4-7   NIV 4 So Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers and all the people disobeyed the Lord’s command to stay in the land of Judah. 5 Instead, Johanan son of Kareah and all the army officers led away all the remnant of Judah who had come back to live in the land of Judah from all the nations where they…
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Jeremiah 42:5-6

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 16, 2019 – Monday Jeremiah 42:5-6   NIV 5 Then they said to Jeremiah, “May the Lord be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with everything the Lord your God sends you to tell us. 6 Whether it is favorable or unfavorable, we will obey the Lord our God, to whom we are sending you, so that it will go…
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Jeremiah 40:1-4

Correction and an apology: Yesterday (Thursday) I got in a hurry and neglected to list the correct verses of the day. I showed  Jeremiah 38:8-10  instead of Jeremiah 38:20-23 . to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 13, 2019 – Friday Jeremiah 40:1-4   NIV 1 The word came to Jeremiah from the Lord after Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had released him at Ramah. He had found Jeremiah bound in chains among all…
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Jeremiah 38:20-23

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 12, 2019 – Thursday Jeremiah 38:20-23   NIV 20 “They will not hand you over,” Jeremiah replied. “Obey the Lord by doing what I tell you. Then it will go well with you, and your life will be spared. 21 But if you refuse to surrender, this is what the Lord has revealed to me: 22 All the women left in the palace of the king of Judah will…
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Jeremiah 35:8-10

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 11, 2019 – Wednesday Jeremiah 35:8-10   NIV 8 We have obeyed everything our forefather Jehonadab son of Rekab commanded us. Neither we nor our wives nor our sons and daughters have ever drunk wine 9 or built houses to live in or had vineyards, fields or crops. 10 We have lived in tents and have fully obeyed everything our forefather Jehonadab commanded us. Comments This chapter in Jeremiah is…
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Jeremiah 34:17

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 10, 2019 – Tuesday Jeremiah 34:17   NIV 17 “Therefore this is what the Lord says: You have not obeyed Me; you have not proclaimed freedom to your own people. So I now proclaim ‘freedom’ for you, declares the Lord—‘freedom’ to fall by the sword, plague and famine. I will make you abhorrent to all the kingdoms of the earth. Comments Before we get to the verse above…
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Jeremiah 32:16-23

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 09, 2019 – Monday Jeremiah 32:16-23   NIV 16 “After I had given the deed of purchase to Baruch son of Neriah, I prayed to the Lord: 17 “Ah, Sovereign Lord, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for You. 18 You show love to thousands but bring the punishment for the parents’ sins into the laps of…
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Jeremiah 26:12-15

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 06, 2019 – Friday Jeremiah 26:12-15   NIV 12 Then Jeremiah said to all the officials and all the people: “The Lord sent me to prophesy against this house and this city all the things you have heard. 13 Now reform your ways and your actions and obey the Lord your God. Then the Lord will relent and not bring the disaster He has pronounced against you. 14 As for…
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Jeremiah 22:1-5

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 05, 2019 – Thursday Jeremiah 22:1-5   NIV 1 This is what the Lord says: “Go down to the palace of the king of Judah and proclaim this message there: 2 ‘Hear the word of the Lord to you, king of Judah, you who sit on David’s throne—you, your officials and your people who come through these gates. 3 This is what the Lord says: Do what is…
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Jeremiah 18:5-10

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 04, 2019 – Wednesday Jeremiah 18:5-10   NIV 5 Then the word of the Lord came to me. 6 He said, “Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does?” declares the Lord. “Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in My hand, Israel. 7 If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted, torn down and destroyed,…
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Jeremiah 17:24-27

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * September 03, 2019 – Tuesday Jeremiah 17:24-27   NIV 24 But if you are careful to obey Me, declares the Lord, and bring no load through the gates of this city on the Sabbath, but keep the Sabbath day holy by not doing any work on it, 25 then kings who sit on David’s throne will come through the gates of this city with their officials. They and their officials…