Beginning on June 4th, this two-year journey takes you through the entire Bible with Key Verses, Astounding Photos, and Poignant Commentary from David Mainse. Unfortunately David passed away before all the video versions of his blog could be produced. His son, Ron picks up the torch for the remaining videos.
Key Verse: Jeremiah 20:9
Then I said, “I will not make mention of Him,
Nor speak anymore in His name.”
But His word was in my heart like a burning fire
Shut up in my bones;
I was weary of holding it back,
And I could not.
Jeremiah considered being “politically correct” and keeping quiet about ...
100 Words - YR2 February 2 - Horse sense and Groundhogs
Key Verses: Jeremiah 22:25
…and I will give you into the hand of those who seek your life, and into the hand of those whose face you fear — the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the hand of the Chaldeans.
Notice the number of sentences in the Bible that start with the conjunction “an...
Key Verse: Jeremiah 26:8
Now it happened, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the Lord had commanded him to speak to all the people, that the priests and the prophets and all the people seized him, saying, “You will surely die!…”
Jeremiah 26 tells us that while Jeremiah did not...
Key Verses: Jeremiah 29:11-13
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you,” says the Lord, “thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me...
Key Verses: Jeremiah 31:31, 33
Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah…But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put My law in their minds, and...
Key Verses: Jeremiah 32:16b-17
I prayed to the Lord, saying: “Ah, Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for You…”
The statement in today’s reading, “THERE IS NOTHING TOO HARD FOR YOU” (32:17B), and the que...
Key Verses: Jeremiah 35:13; 36:28
Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: “Go and tell the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, ‘Will you not receive instruction to obey My words?’ says the Lord…Take yet another scroll, and write on it all the former words that were in the first...
Key Verses: Jeremiah 42:6, 42:20-21a
Whether it is pleasing or displeasing, we will obey the voice of the Lord our God to whom we send you, that it may be well with us when we obey the voice of the Lord our God…For you were hypocrites in your hearts when you sent me to the Lord your God, saying, ...
Key Verse: Jeremiah 46:27
But do not fear, O My servant Jacob,
And do not be dismayed, O Israel!
For behold, I will save you from afar,
And your offspring from the land of their captivity;
Jacob shall return, have rest and be at ease;
No one shall make him afraid.
Key Verses: Jeremiah 48:10a, 29
“Cursed is he who does the work of the Lord deceitfully.”
“We have heard the pride of Moab (He is exceedingly proud),
Of his loftiness and arrogance and pride,
And of the haughtiness of his heart.”
Like Philistia, Moab was caught in the middle between the warrin...
Key Verses: Jeremiah 49:16a, 22
Your fierceness has deceived you,
The pride of your heart,
O you who dwell in the clefts of the rock,
Who hold the height of the hill!
…Behold He [The Lord] shall come up and fly like the eagle,
And spread His wings over Bozrah;
The heart of the mighty men of Edom ...
100 Words - YR2 February 17 - Sheep and the Good Shepherd
Key Verses: Jeremiah 50:6
My people have been lost sheep.
Their shepherds have led them astray;
They have turned them away on the mountains.
They have gone from mountain to hill;
They have forgotten their resting place.
Chapters 50 (today) and 51 (tomorrow) are the longest pronouncements of ju...
Key Verses: Jeremiah 51:17a
“Everyone is dull-hearted, without knowledge.”
It’s apparent that Jeremiah is trying to get God’s message through, not only to his own people, but to the Babylonians also. Jeremiah is doing his best to awaken the “dull hearted” and to impart knowledge, so he writes ...
Key Verses: 1 Peter 1:5, 2:2
…who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.…As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby.
“Kept by the power of God!” What a confidence-building statement! Can it be any bette...
Key Verses: Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail with tears,
My heart is troubled;
My bile is poured on the ground
Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people,
Because the children and the infants
Faint in the streets of the city.
According to the dictionary, a “lament” is a poem express...
Key Verses: Ezekiel 1:28, 3:2
“Like the appearance of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the brightness all around it. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord…So I opened my mouth, and He caused me to eat that scroll.”