“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”—Jeremiah 29:11
If you’ve memorized any verse from the book of Jeremiah, it’s probably the one above. You might be surprised, then, when we read message after message on sin and judgment. By the end of the book, Jerusalem has fallen and Solomon’s temple has been burned to the ground. As we read through this prophetic book, written by the Weeping Prophet, I pray that you will:
Your devotional author,
Dr. Bradley Baurain is Associate Professor and Program Head of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Moody Bible Institute. He is the author of On Waiting Well (Moody Publishers). He has taught in China, Vietnam, the United States, and Canada. Bradley and his wife, Julia, have four children and reside in Northwest Indiana.