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Episode 042 – What Bible Verse Gives Hope to Millions? Jeremiah 29:11

Episode 042 - What Bible Verse Gives Hope to Millions? Jeremiah 29:11

Over the centuries, countless Christians have memorized, quoted and clung to Jeremiah 29:11. Emerson and Jonathan discuss how the promises of God always kick in at some level amidst our suffering. God may not stop the pain, but he does show up in it. One can experience God’s presence, power, peace and purpose independent of death, divorce or whatever one’s circumstances may be.


02:01 – Are you new here? This is what this podcast is all about.

03:15 – Emerson gives a brief summary of the last two episodes (listen here and here).

08:06 – What prompted today’s topic?

09:05 – Jeremiah 29:11 has been memorized by people throughout the centuries. Why?

11:24 – Has God reneged on His promise when you experience suffering?

15:09 – A text out of context becomes a pretext.

18:09 – All of the promises of God are “yes” and “not yet.”

19:55 – Are Christians living in la-la-land?

21:22 – Is hardship a contradiction of promise?

23:05 – Your worldview matters—you must choose.

26:23 – There will be a hope and future, but when?

28:21 – Trusting in the compassion and sovereignty of God when troubles come in your marriage and family.

33:00 – A prayer from Emerson for those who are suffering.

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