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        Jeremiah 29:10
I do not really understand this verse. I dont know why the Lord gave it to me. My husband is having trouble adjusting to his job and I was praying for him and this is the verse I got. Can someone give me some insight? 
Wednesday, August 02, 2000 9:11:14 AM   debby russell
      re:Jeremiah 29:10   
maybe God is letting you know he is in controland everything will be ok. 
Monday, October 08, 2001 5:23:36 PM llovlygirl
      re:Jeremiah 29:10   
Why did you stop at verse 10? Why didn't you read on?
Because the message continues after verse 10.

Jeremiah 29 verse 11++
 11  For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
12  Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
13  And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

Isn't is possible that you're looking a little further from home? Is it or is it not possible that your husband has more opinions and thoughts about his job that he keeps private?
And don't you think God knows all these?
Tell you what. Why don't you just let your husband seek God for himself? Many times we are given verses and messages we do not understand. Each time, the best and most solid answer is to turn directly to God himself. As you say, this is your husband facing the trouble. No offense meant, but just sometimes, he may have to face the answer himself.

verse 13-14
"...You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you." declares the Lord 
Wednesday, September 27, 2000 2:22:50 AM gaidin
      re:Jeremiah 29:10   
Hello debby,

I do not really understand your husband's situation but I can tell you what I think this verse means. The children of Israel are to stay in Babylon for seventy years. Even though they are to be here for some time and it may seem like a bad place but God does not have thoughts of evil for us but only of good. You can see in verse 7 that Jeremiah says to seek the peace of this place where God has caused them to be carried away captive because in the peace of the city thereof you shall have peace.

This period of captivity is not for evil because God will perform His good word toward the children of Israel and in the end, they will be taken away from Babylon and the captivity but only after the seventy years has been accomplished.

This is my understanding. Please seek to understand this yourself and ask God for the interpretation of these scriptures in your context.

The other thing is to rely on your inner witness. God has given us His Holy Spirit and we have an inner witness within our spirit that tells us what is the right decision. This is an inner peace or an inner unrest that is different from our emotional feelings. There is a prayer email on this topic: 
Friday, August 04, 2000 3:05:12 PM waihun

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