S O A P / 10.08.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 5:1 Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem, look around and consider, search through her squares. If you can find but one person who deals honestly and seeks the truth, I will forgive this city. O-bservation: This is not Abraham asking God if God would spare the city of Sodom if Abraham could find “Just One” righteous person. NO! Through the prophet Jeremiah, God asks the people of Jerusalem to find “Just One” person in the city who was righteous. If anyone could, he would spare the whole city. But, unfortunately, there were not 10 righteous people in all of Sodom, and in Jerusalem there wasn’t even “Just One!” A-pplication: When you jam foolishness down people’s throats for a long time, after a while, there’s no one left to defend the cause of the masses. In Jeremiah’s day, God had called him to be a prophet. And by that, the Lord meant Jeremiah was to uproot, tear down, destroy, and overthrow. But then he said, “After you’ve done that, I want you to build and to plant.” In other words, when righteousness is nowhere to be found, the man or woman of God has to...