Tag: Great Reversals

Jeremiah 15:10 and 11

Some more pretty intense verses from Jeremiah. Note the reversal. Alas, my mother, that you gave me birth,    a man with whom the whole land strives and contends!I have neither lent nor borrowed,    yet everyone curses me. 11 The Lord said, ‚ÄúSurely I will deliver you for a good purpose;    surely I will make your enemies plead with you    in times of disaster and times of […]

Another Great Reversal: “But God!”

What the great Welsh preacher D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones called “The Great Adversative,” the apostle Paul writes in Ephesians 2:4, “But… God.” Paul writes about God’s offer to reverse the curse, to reverse our eternal destination, because of His great love for us. Jesus on the cross has provided a “way of reconciliation,” which is the […]

Esther’s Great Reversal

God uses ordinary people in extraordinary ways. One such person is a young Jewish woman named Hadassah. She was raised by her uncle Mordecai. When there became an opening for King Xerxes’ queen, Hadassah was selected as a candidate. She was given another name–Esther. In the meantime an evil man tricked Xerxes into signing a […]

“Great Reversals”

Throughout history and perhaps in your life, there have been great great reversals. You feel like you are at a dead end. Your dream has died. Whatever it may be. Then–wham!–you experience a great reversal. God can do that, you know. Take Joseph in the book of Genesis, for instance. He asks for trouble by […]