Showing posts from January, 2011

Happy New Year!

The Call of Jeremiah4 The word of the LORD came to me:5 I chose you before I formed you in the womb;
    I set you apart before you were born.
    I appointed you a prophet to the nations. 

6 But I protested, "Oh no, Lord GOD ! Look, I don't know how to speak since I am [only] a youth." 
7 Then the LORD said to me:
    Do not say: I am [only] a youth,
    for you will go to everyone I send you to
    and speak whatever I tell you. 

8 Do not be afraid of anyone,
    for I will be with you to deliver you.
          [This is] the LORD's declaration.

9 Then the LORD reached out His hand, touched my mouth, and told me:
    Look, I have filled your mouth with My words.

10 See, today I have set you
    over nations and kingdoms
    to uproot and tear down,
    to destroy and demolish,
    to build and plant.

January 1, 2011...its a new year.  A time when it seems we all take a look at our lives and decide to make a fresh start.  We make "resolutions" to do things d…