Jeremiah’s purchase would be talked of in all directions, and would be more convincing than any sermon. If we act in firm reliance upon our faithful God, our conduct will go far to arouse and to convert those among whom we dwell.
O for the living faith,
The real, active trust,
Which looks to what Jehovah saith,
Though trampled in the dust.
It plays not with the word,
Nor hesitates to act;
Pleading, it reckons to be heard,
And finds the promise fact