Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: jeremiah

God’s mercies – new every morning

  Adapted from a 2013 Living Room interactive devotional I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. Lamentations 3:19-20 Lamentations is a collection of laments, believed to have been written by Jeremiah after the fall of Jerusalem and the burning […]

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A tree planted by the river

Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the Lord. That person will be like a bush in the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes. They will dwell in the parched places of the desert, in a salt land where […]

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Never give up

    The word of the Lord came to me saying,                “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you,                 before you were born, I set you apart;                 I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” “Alas, Sovereign Lord,” I said, I do not know how to speak, I […]

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