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About bennythomas

I am a Dutch citizen. An architect by profession I am married and have six grandchildren. I am still keen on expressing myself and each day is new and an occasion where I might bring out from within something worthwhile.

The Book of Jeremiah-Je.5:6-19 “Why, why, why?”

The Almighty God does not play dice with his Power and Wisdom. Einstein for all his wisdom could not figure out the quantum world anymore than Calvin could figure out the glory of God that made Him choose foolish things … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.5:10-18-” Whose House is it?”

“Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take away her battlements; for they are not the Lord‘s./ For the house of Israel and the house of Judah have dealt very treacherously against me, saith the Lord.(vv.10-11) … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.5:6-10 “nations”

Jeremiah predicted desolations as determined of God for the multiplicity of sins of Judah and Jerusalem. “For the house of Israel and the house of Judah have dealt very treacherously against me, saith the Lord (v.11)”. God had decided that their … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.5:3-5- “Glory of Man”

What is the glory of man? “For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:(1 Pe.1:24;Ps.103:15).  The Spirit in setting forth the narrative body of … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.5- “Ecce Homo”

The Latin expression ‘ecce homo’ translates ‘Behold the man’ the words exclaimed by Pontius Pilate after delivering Christ wearing a crown of thorns to the public. As introduction to the verses from Jeremiah we ought to keep in focus what … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.4:7-31-‘Day of Wrath’

“The lion is come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the Gentiles is on his way; he is gone forth from his place to make thy land desolate; and thy cities shall be laid waste, without an inhabitant (v.7)”. … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.4:1-6 “Repent Ye”

“If thou wilt return, O Israel, saith the Lord, return unto me: and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not remove./ And thou shalt swear, The Lord liveth, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and … Continue reading

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