Always at the Crossroads

Fork in the road, crossroads

Jeremiah 6:16 “Thus says the Lord: “Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; Then you will find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’”

If we had to come up with a newspaper headline describing what happened in this passage, it would be “Israel rejects God’s way”.  “Old path” refer to the ways of faith and obedience, the ways followed by Moses and the patriarchs. “Walk” indicates lifestyle.  Jeremiah encouraged the people of Israel not only to remember the old traditions of faith but also to live them. Continue Reading