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Enduring Word Bible- #53
Jeremiah 6:16

 The sixth Chapter of Jeremiah-
The Impending Disaster of Jerusalem.
Not a very uplifting section
 if you are under this banner of judgment.
The Lord clearly gives direction
 to His people here.
"Stand by the roads, and look, 
and ask for the ancient paths, 
where the good way is; and walk in it,
 and find rest for your souls."
I had never come across this verse
 until I started Bible Journaling-
reading His Word -with intention.
The reply of the people 
is like a four year old tantrum-
"We will not walk in it."
The Lord says to pay attention.
They reply-
"We will not pay attention."
And so it goes on....

Simple wisdom here-
the past will show you where to go.
"Ask for the ancient paths,
where the good way is,
and walk in it
and find rest for your souls."
Truth- plainly stated.
The challenge?
To obey.
It is a good thing to revisit this verse.

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