Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Jeremiah 47:6-7 Ah, sword of the LORD! How long till you are quiet? Put yourself into your scabbard; rest and be still! How can it be quiet when the LORD has given it a charge? Against Ashkelon and against the seashore he has appointed it.
No matter how much we may want peace, if the Lord has decreed otherwise, there will be no peace. His judgement must be carried out and no wishful thinking on our part will make it otherwise. Although this verse origially refers to Ashkelon, a Philistine city, where might the sword be directed today?