The Pleasant Fruit of False Prophets

Some take greater care choosing their grocery produce than in choosing their spiritual care. We rightly value good doctors who will not simply medicate symptoms, but treat the real underlying disease. We need mechanics who can teach preventative maintenance, not just let necessary matters go unmentioned until more expensive damage gets done. What shall we … Continue reading The Pleasant Fruit of False Prophets

Readings for the Eighth Sunday after Trinity

Here are the readings for this coming Sunday, 11 August 2019

Isaiah 50:4 Blues

Jeremiah 23:16-29 (ESV)

16 Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling you with vain hopes. They speak visions of their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. 17 They say continually to those who despise the word of the Lord, ‘It shall be well with you’; and to everyone who stubbornly follows his own heart, they say, ‘No disaster shall come upon you.’”

18 For who among them has stood in the council of the Lord

to see and to hear his word,

or who has paid attention to his word and listened?

19 Behold, the storm of the Lord!

Wrath has gone forth,

a whirling tempest;

it will burst upon the head of the wicked.

20 The anger of the Lord will not turn back

until he has executed and accomplished

the intents of…

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