The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
JER 17:16 As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow
thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which
came out of my lips was right before thee.
JER 17:17 Be not a terror unto me: thou art my hope in the day of evil.
JER 17:18 Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be
confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon
them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.
JER 17:19 Thus said the LORD unto me; Go and stand in the gate of the
children of the people, whereby the kings of Judah come in, and by the
which they go out, and in all the gates of Jerusalem;
JER 17:20 And say unto them, Hear ye the word of the LORD, ye kings of
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