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Nothing Is Too Hard For God (12 of 13)
Dr. Stan Coffey
Series -- FAITH: HOW TO GET IT AND GROW IT
Long ago in the Book of Jeremiah, the Word of the Lord came to Jeremiah. If you know anything about the Book of Jeremiah, you know that the prophet Jeremiah had a difficult ministry. Jeremiah ministered in the most difficult days of Israel. It was during the time of the last days of Israel when Israel was about to be taken captive. In fact, the northern kingdom went onto captivity. Jeremiah and Isaiah had warned the kings and had warned the people that if they didn't repent this was going to happen and they turned a deaf ear to the prophet. He saw very little fruit of his ministry. He watched them go into captivity.
Then, the kingdom of Judah, the southern kingdom, did the same thing and followed the same pattern. Jeremiah is called the weeping prophet because he wept much over the sins of the people.
Jeremiah spent many years in prison, persecuted and rejected because the message he preached, the message God gave to him was very often a negative message. He was to preach a message of judgment, a message of God's judgment upon the king of Israel, God's judgment upon the people of Israel, and it was a very unpopular message. So Jeremiah had a very difficult ministry and yet he was faithful to that ministry.
But God also gave to Jeremiah a vision of what would happen in the future, that in the future He would restore the nation of Israel, that in the future Israel would once again become a nation. We have seen that come to pass in our day.
In the midst of all the difficulty and the midst of all the things that Jeremiah faced, the Word of the Lord comes to Jeremiah. Here in Jeremiah 32, verse 26 and 27 we read, "Then came the word of the Lord unto Jeremiah saying, Behold, I am the Lord the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for me?"
Jeremiah must have marveled at the prophecy that came to him about th ...
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