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God’s purpose drives life Verse 4 – God’s words came to Jeremiah Verse 5 – God’s calling Jeremiah Verses 6-9 - God’s removing Jeremiah’s doubt
Verse 4 – God’s words came to Jeremiah 4 The word of the Lord came to me, saying, 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the L ORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
Verse 5 – God’s calling Jeremiah V5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
Verse 5 – God’s calling Jeremiah Creation theories such as Darwinian evolution, Intelligence design, and sub-theories of Theological creation God’s creation It is not man-made It does not need to subject to testings but revelation It is full revealed through Jesus Christ
Verse 5 – God’s calling Jeremiah God knew and formed Jeremiah God set apart Jeremiah Romans 8:28- 29. And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.
Verse 5 – God’s calling Jeremiah God formed Jeremiah God set apart Jeremiah God appointed Jeremiah Ephesians 1:4 - For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.
Verses 6-9 – God removed Jeremiah’s doubt 6 “Ah, Sovereign Lord,” I said, “I do not know how to speak; I am only a child.” 7 But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a child.’ You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. 8 Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,” declares the Lord. 9 Then the Lord reached out his hand and touched my mouth and said to me, “I have put my words in your mouth
Summary When our heavenly Father speaks to us, He has the good and perfect purpose for us. Jeremiah 29:11 - 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. When we realise our weaknesses in His ministry and ask, our heavenly Father is able to give what we are lacking.