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Posted by Joy Martin on 8 June 2009 | 0 Comments

Tags: fruit, failure, Jeremiah, encouragement

Recently I received an email from a former student of
mine-his words broke my heart. He described his painful
feelings of failure. When he was young, preachers had told
him that God had a great purpose for his life, and now, in
his 50's, he decided that these preachers had deceived him
What kind of great accomplishments had he ever made, he
asked. He had not become a great preacher or missionary. But
he had been true to a calling that he believed God had given
him, serving in a dangerous and difficult occupation in law
enforcement. Now in midlife, he felt betrayed because he
could show little of what he called "fruit."

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