Is There a Word from the Lord? by Rex Yancey

Is There a Word from the Lord?
Rex Yancey
Jeremiah 37:16-17

Jeremiah was one of the greatest prophets in the OT. He was known as the weeping prophet because he wept over his nation. Would to God we had people weeping over America today.

Samuel turned the lights on the Jewish nation. However, it was Jeremiah who turned the lights off.

We live in a Post-Modern era. ''Everyone is doing that which is right in their own eyes'' and it is sanctioned by the government. We live in a foreign culture compared to the ideals upon which this nation was built.

Zedekiah released Jeremiah from prison and ask him ''Is there any word from the Lord?'' Keep in mind Jeremiah had sent word to the Kings of Judah but they burned them in the fire. They were afraid they would not like the word he sent. Jeremiah replied to Zedekiah, ''There is!'' The King of Babylon will overtake Judah.

I believe there is a word from God for our day, as well. A word from God is important. Jesus spoke with authority. There was power in his words. At his word the wind and waves were stilled, the lame walked, and the dead arose. At his word, lives were transformed, changed and touched.

This is the same Word we hold in our hands today.

Is there a word? Yes there is. It may not be a word we want to hear. It may not be pleasing to our ears. Like the princes of Judah who were secured to say what the King wanted to hear, we can harken to false prophets today.

Is there a word from God today?

''Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance. The wicked shall be cast into hell and every nation that forgets God.''

If I asked you to give me a list of enemies for America today, you might say communism, socialism, fundamentalism, or liberalism. Our enemy today is the judgment of God.

Preacher, when is God going to judge America? Have you hidden your head in the sand lately? There have bee ...

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