S O A P / 14.08.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 16:15 Jeremiah, the prophet of God, gives a promise to future Israelis. The topic had been pain, sorrow, and punishment for their sins throughout the book, but, if for only a moment, Jeremiah speaks of “Brighter Days Ahead!” O-bservation: Jeremiah, the prophet of God, gives a promise to future Israelis. The topic had been pain, sorrow, and punishment for their sins throughout the book, but, if for only a moment, Jeremiah speaks of “Brighter Days Ahead!” A-pplication: When you really think about it, there weren’t many “Brighter Days Ahead” for Israel throughout history until 1948, when it became an independent nation again. Jeremiah writes at the onset of the Babylonian captivity, and after that, the people of Israel were scattered around the world. Then, of course, during Jesus’ time and that of the writers of the New Testament, they were under strict Roman rule. So the Old Testament people of God knew very little of the good times after their Babylonian takeover. So what does it say of us today? I believe it’s a Word to all believers everywhere that no matter how bad your struggle is, “Brighter Days Ahead” are always a part of our...