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Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart

Jeremiah 1:4-5

4 The word of the Lord came to me, saying, 5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”

RayBlogOne of the universal truths that I have learned from my childhood up is that the Bible is the Living Word of God.  It’s truths are true yesterday – today – and forever.  It is not a dead book that only holds truths for the past.  I’ve also learned that what God does for one He most likely could – would – does do for others.

When I read a passage like this one today from God through a prophet – I realize that we all might not be called to be a prophet to the nations but we are all called to serve God.  We all have a calling – a duty – a plan for our life.  The point that stands out to me the most is found in verse 5 – Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.  God’s plan for me was from before time as I know it.

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December 9, 2010 Posted by | Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Faith Journey, Family, From the Pastor | , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

   

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