So let us hold to the message. https: He then teaches us that true wisdom is to obey God, and to surrender ourselves to him; and that when we understand not his counsel, we ought resignedly to wait until the due time shall come. When Uncertainty Takes Hold. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". "Commentary on Jeremiah 29:11". Hoewel deze woorden gericht waren aan mensen in het verleden, geven ze nog steeds Gods gedachten weer. II. Deze woorden maakten deel uit van een brief aan de Israëlieten in Babylon, die daar als gevangenen vanuit Jeruzalem naartoe waren gebracht (Jeremia 29:1). Expected end - literally, an end and an expectation; i:e., an end, and that such an end as you wish for. You are permitted to redistribute this image only when such usage is in accordance with our. (1) Men were saying in Israel’s days of trial that God had given them up, and that these evil times were only the beginning of the end. Whatever our circumstances, we can make Him Lord of our lives and seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness. Ik heb jullie geluk voor ogen, niet jullie ongeluk: ik zal je een hoopvolle toekomst geven’ (Jeremia 29:11, De Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling). PRIVACYBELEID, Jeremia 29:11 — ‘Mijn plan met jullie staat vast’, Jeremia 29:11 uitgelegd — ‘Mijn plan met jullie staat vast’,, Downloadopties audio To wait for that future, instead of trusting in delusive assurances of immediate release, was the true wisdom of the exiles. 1909-1922. Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Copyright © 2020 Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. Then the meaning of the word would be, “the very sure purpose;” and in a version, the meaning, and not the word literally, ought to be given. II. Find jeremiah 29:11 stock images in HD and millions of other royalty-free stock photos, illustrations and vectors in the Shutterstock collection. The thoughts that I think - (Isaiah 55:9). 1865-1868. That he would perform his good word, his promises often repeated, to them. Except where noted, scripture quotations are taken from the Easy-to-Read Version © 2001 by Bible League International. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". BibliographyNisbet, James. Jeremiah 29:11 — “I Know the Plans I Have for You” Posted on: May 14, 2009 (I’ve been working several days to hammer last Sunday’s sermon into a concise outline; here it is for your devotional study or teaching/preaching use. As God did not leave Israel in Babylon, so He will not leave us in our sins if we accept His salvation. They were at the same time, as we have said, quite confident, inasmuch as the false prophets filled their minds with vain hopes. This, in the mystical sense, may have reference to the Messiah, in whom all God's thoughts of peace, concerning his special people, issue; he is the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, of all things, Revelation 1:8; of all things in creation; of the Scriptures, promises and prophecies of it: "the end of the law for righteousness", Romans 10:4, the fulfilling end of it, by his obedience, and sufferings, and death; and who was to come, and did come, at the end of the Jewish world, at the end of their civil and ecclesiastical state: he was long promised and prophesied of and was much waited for and expected, by the saints before the flood; from thence to Moses; from Moses to David; from David to the Babylonian captivity; from thence to the times of his coming, when there was a general expectation of him; and expected end was then given, as an instance of grace and good will to men. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". 14 I will be found by you,’ declares the Lord, BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. "Commentary on Jeremiah 29:11". Compare Proverbs 23:18, where, as here “end” means “a happy issue.”. Jeremiah 29:11-14 11 For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. It would be nearer the truth to say, ‘therefore the Lord thinketh upon me.’ Why is it necessary to emphasise the fact that God thinks of men? There is a situation that is written about in the book of Jeremiah that speaks very specifically into our lives in this COVID-19 moment. For I know the thoughts that I think.] The issue of all which is. Even so; men are now making light of the Gospel—preaching ‘other Gospels’ not stamped with the Divine character of free grace. The Hebrews sometimes used the plural number in order to enhance the meaning, as “wisdoms” for perfect wisdom, in Proverbs 9:1. So also in this place, though the two parts are not here expressed; the Prophet’s object was no other than to shew, that the Jews ought to have surrendered themselves to God, and not to seek to be so acute as to understand how this or that would be done, but to feel convinced that what God had decreed could not be changed.