Let No Man Despise Thy Youth, Walk In Your Calling

Daily Manna

dawn-praying-hands1A young girl once told a friend of mine, “I want to be like Jeremiah the weeping prophet!”. Knowing what the girl was thinking my friend replied, “he was not weeping because he was soft hearted, he was weeping because everyone hated him.” With that the girl changed her mind and decided to quickly find a new inspiration.

Jeremiah had a hard calling. God put His own Words in Jeremiah’s mouth and sent him repeatedly to places he did not want to go, to speak Words he did not want to say, before people who did not want to hear them. This caused him much rejection, pain, persecution, and heartache. Though revered and respected now as a man of great integrity and unwavering faithfulness to God’s call, he was utterly hated in his day by nearly all. However, what most don’t realize about Jeremiah that makes his story all the…

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