Sermon for Thursday after Lent 3 – Br. David Allen

DavidA_2008_031Jer. 7:1-15, 23-28

The message of our First Reading, from the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah, is that God gave this commandment to his people; “Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people; and walk only in the way that I command you; so that it may be well with you.” (Jer. 7:23) But the response to this was; “They did not listen to me, or pay attention.” (Jer. 7:26)

In order to understand more clearly what Jeremiah was saying we should look back to the beginning of chapter 7.  Read More