Jeremiah 29.11 is Not Your Personal Rabbit’s Foot

“For I know the plans that I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans for welfare and not calamity to give you a future and a hope” (Jeremiah 29.11). There are many verses and texts we’ve become so familiar with that they’ve lost their original meaning and intent.  Psalm 42.1, 46.10, and Philippians 4.13 come to mind.  We see them elegantly displayed on framed pictures overpriced in the local Christian […]