Jeremiah 1-3/John 15-16
OT – 1:4 The LORD gave me a message. He said, “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my spokesman to the world.”
“O Sovereign LORD,” I said, “I can’t speak for you! I’m too young!”
“Don’t say that,” the LORD replied, “for you must go wherever I send you and say whatever I tell you. And don’t be afraid of the people, for I will be with you and take care of you. I, the LORD, have spoken!”
OT Flash Points
During Josiah’s & Jehoiakim’s reigns – the last year
Israel & Jacob!
NT – 15:10 “When you obey me, you remain in my love, just as I obey my Father and remain in his love.”
:17 “I command you to love each other.”
16:22 “You have sorrow now, but I will see you again; then you will rejoice, and no one can rob you of that joy.”
:33 “I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”
NT Flash Points
Do what I say.
Love one another & ask what you will
Dominating devotion to Jesus qualifies & fits us for being sent.