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Sunday, January 28

Jeremiah 1:4-10; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13; Luke 4:21-30

Early on, even Jeremiah could have located himself somewhere within Frederick Buechner’s pithy essay on vocation in Wishful Thinking. “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet,” says Buechner.

Jeremiah would later recall for God that initial gladness: “Your words were found, and I ate them; your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart; for I am called by your name, O Lord God of Hosts.”

 

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