The Lord of Terrors Is The True God

Jeremiah 30.12-17
 “For this is what the LORD says: ‘Your injury won’t heal; your wound is severe. 
There is no one to plead your cause. There is no medicine for your sore; no healing for you.
All your lovers have forgotten you; they don’t seek you. Indeed, I’ve struck you down with the blow of an enemy, with the punishment of a cruel foe because your wickedness is great, and your sins are numerous. 
Why do you cry out because of your injury? Your wound won’t heal. Because your wickedness is severe, and your sins are numerous, I’ve done all these things to you.
In addition, all who devour you will be devoured, and all your oppressors —all of them — will go into captivity. Those who plunder you will become plunder, and all who spoil you will become spoil. 
Indeed, I’ll bring you healing, and I’ll heal you of your wounds,’ declares the LORD, ‘because they have called you an outcast and have said, “It is Zion, no one cares for her!""
That text alone can be preached for a thousand years if one cared to preach it. The text talks of a God who can initiate (not just participate or look on) the gruesome destruction of His beloved for He sees it to be the only way to save His beloved. 


This God loved so much he wants to see His people blessed and prosperous but His people being people (just like us) can’t imagine what true blessing is so choose to eat from village dumps rather than accept the invite to the high table of the finest banquet ever. Something has to be done, He can’t continue to shower blessings upon them for they like the dwarfs in Narnai won’t look to He who blesses them without thinking He’s trying to trick them into captivity. Still something has to be done.
God, after waiting for His beloved to see His invitation to dinner (all He asked was that they would stop sinning) decides to take things to a whole new level. He unleashes His terrors (the true God of Heaven is the King of terrors) upon the people He loves (don't tell me your God so loves you He won't punish you for your many evils).
In our texts God repents of His destruction for the enemies of His people got greedy and proud. The Christian God is so protective of His name He had to do something to silence those who made a mockery of His people. If only the enemies of Israel had been quite, if only they hadn't thought that by their hand they were subjecting Israel to labor, if only they had known that God is Sovereign and He gives the nation's to whomever He wills, if only they had known that God's ears are always open to those who call on Him in truth (it's said God gives a man breath so the man can disavow Him, so it's true that even if your repentance will last a second God will hear and save you when you call Him in that second). God won't allow any living being look down on Him for long, He will always come to the rescue of His name. In the Bible God saved people many times because someone dared to insult His name. If only you knew the true God you will thank Him for your enemies (many times He has delivered you not because you prayed or fasted but because someone said something about you that put God in a bad light).
Is this God your God or do you worship one of those Demon god's who loves you so much he won't dare get you close to evil for he fears you will stop worshiping Him?
Do you serve one of those new age Church God's who cares more about your reputation than he cares for his name or you worship the Christian God?
Does your God ever allow you to go through trials because there is something He has to teach you and it's only through pain that you'll learn it?
The God of Israel is the true God and He will be heard. He will not allow sin and evil to reign forever in your life without doing something about it. Has He not said that His glory will be seen in all the earth and has He not proved many times that at whatever cost to your self esteem or self fulfilment (your pastor lied when He said all God cares about is making you happy) He will make everyone and everything know that He alone rules over the affairs of the nations?

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