JEREMIAH 6:16 16 This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’
1. What are the Ancient Paths?
GENESIS 1:27-28 27So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. 28God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” PSALM 20:7-8 7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. 8 They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm.
2. Why should we choose the Ancient Paths?
a) Because it is the Proven Paths.
b) Because it is the Proper Paths.
PSALM 127:1-2 1 Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. 2 In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat - for he grants sleep to those he loves.
3. What should we do with the Ancient Paths?
JEREMIAH 6:16 16 This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and WALK IN IT, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, ‘WE WILL NOT WALK IN IT.’