God has always valued obedience. He made it a condition of salvation (Hebrews 5:9).

Read about the Rechabites in Jeremiah 35. (Some versions, like the NLT, spell it “Recabites.”)  God contrasted their obedience to their ancestor with the rebellion of his people Israel. Here are three lessons I took from my latest reading of the chapter.

#1. Even in the darkest and most pessimistic situation, good can be found. Continue reading