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Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7

Proper 23C

When most preachers think of Jeremiah 29, they will focus on the oft-preached optimism of verses 10-14.  Who hasn’t quoted those words to discouraged believers? “I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” But the Lectionary doesn’t take…

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Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7

Proper 23C

“You can’t go home again” is an old adage we sometimes address to people who aren’t where they long to be. Some of those “exiles” are homesick. Others have in some way grown too much to be fully comfortable where they grew up anymore. You might say, “You can’t go home again – yet!” is…

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