Planted by the Waters

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Thus says the Lord:

“Cursed is the man who trusts in man
And makes flesh his strength,
Whose heart departs from the Lord.
For he shall be like a shrub in the desert,
And shall not see when good comes,
But shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness,
In a salt land which is not inhabited.

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord,
And whose hope is the Lord.
For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters,
Which spreads out its roots by the river,
And will not fear when heat comes;
But its leaf will be green,
And will not be anxious in the year of drought,
Nor will cease from yielding fruit.

Jeremiah 17:5-8 (NKJV)

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3 thoughts on “Planted by the Waters

  1. aj vosse

    Thank you! I needed the reminder and the encouragement. Life is not too easy at the moment so when you are reminded that you are actually blessed it is also a reminder to say thanks! 😉

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