Jer 39:17 But I will deliver thee in that day, saith the LORD: and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid.
the LORD's faithful ones are suffering for Him, they shall have sweet
messages of love from Himself, and sometimes they shall have glad
tidings for those who sympathize with them and help them.
was only a despised Ethiopian, but he was kind to Jeremiah, and so the
LORD sent him this special promise by the mouth of His prophet.
be ever mindful of God's persecuted servants, and He will reward us.
was to be delivered from the men whose vengeance he feared.
He was a
humble...man, but Jehovah would take care of him.
Thousands were slain
by the Chaldeans, but [he] could not be hurt.
We, too, may be fearful of
some great ones who are bitter against us;
But if we have been faithful
to the LORD's cause in the hour of persecution, He will be faithful to
After all, what can a man do without the LORD's permission?
He puts a
bit into the mouth of rage and a bridle upon the head of power.
fear the LORD, and we shall have no one else to fear.
No cup of cold
water given to a despised prophet of God shall be without its reward;
And if we stand up for Jesus, Jesus will stand up for us.