Read Jeremiah 36:1 through 37:21
At God’s command, Jeremiah dictated to his trusted friend Baruch all that God had spoken to him concerning Judah. His words were written on a scroll and read aloud to all the people. The king was so angry that he burned the scrolls himself.
After the king burned the scroll containing the words that Baruch had written at Jeremiah’s dictation, the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah: “Take another scroll and write on it all the words that were on the first scroll, which Jehoiakim king of Judah burned up” (Jeremiah 36:27–28).
The king of Judah and his officials went to great lengths to destroy the message of God. Neither God nor Jeremiah was deterred. God simply gave Jeremiah new instructions: Write everything again.
There will be those who attempt to stop you from accomplishing God’s will in your life. They are no match for God, and they should be no deterrent to you. God’s plans will prevail.
Thought for Today: Man cannot destroy what God has established.
Quicklook: Jeremiah 36:22–32
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