“They do not say from the heart,
‘Let us live in awe of the Lord our God,
for he gives us rain each spring and fall,
assuring us of a harvest when the time is right.'”
Jeremiah 5:24 is set in a context of indictment for an opportunity to praise neglected, an observation of God’s perfection overlooked.
Distracted by other Gods, Israel had turned her eyes to lesser priorities and sworn allegiance to idols, forsaking the true Giver of rain and harvest.
LORD, deliver us from a defiant and rebellious heart.
Save us from the distractions of this day, appointed for worship, but so often squandered on lesser things.
Trusting for grace to live in awe,
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