The ministry God called Jeremiah to was difficult and painful: to proclaim God's demanding love. Yet with this burden God gave the prophet a great gift - the gift of his presence. The example of their rich relationship will show us how we can grow to be more deeply open to God than ever before.
Stephen D. Eyre is a consultant with Church Discipleship Services and minister for congregational development at Madeira-Silverwood Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has written many books and Bible studies, including Christian Beliefs, Jeremiah, Moses and Matthew in the LifeBuilder Bible Study series.