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Camden First United Methodist Church

Oct 28, 2019

The Day of Yahweh was good news until it wasn't. When God's people were oppressed, they looked forward to the day God would make things right but when they became the oppressor, that day became a day of darkness and judgment. Joel is reminding us that good news is always good news even when we believe it...

Oct 21, 2019

Jeremiah is reassuring those in exile that God is still with them. Their desolate homeland will once again bear animals and people. There will come a time where God will initiate a new covenant - one written on the heart. That can only happen when our hearts are open with faith and not closed from fear.

Oct 14, 2019

How do you see the Lord's song in a new land? It is something the exiles in Babylon had to learn. It is also something followers of Jesus must learn as well. Jeremiah told them to build community where they were at and we are called to do the same. In fact, our faith communities were meant to be places of...

Oct 9, 2019

The human experience of loss often breaks the story we tell of our lives. Suddenly, a character is missing, place has been removed, or a status has been lost. We feel isolated in our grief as Judah felt isolated in Babylon. How do we sing a new song in a foreign land? God is still there. God is in your old story and...