Bullfrogs

See, there's this thing called biology...

“Jeremiah was a bullfrog, he was good friend of mine
I never understood a single word he said
But I helped him drink his wine”

I have a great empathy for Jeremiah, not the frog, but Jeremiah the weeping prophet. Jeremiah is called by God to warn the people of Jerusalem of their impending doom and to call them to repentance. They’re engaging in idolatry and likely child sacrifice, among other things. The Babylonians are coming if they don’t mend their ways

When Jeremiah is called by God he resists, points out that he doesn’t speak well, he’s too young, an only child, not up to this job at all. That really speaks to the nature of God and the nature of people. God knows what He is doing, but it’s so human to respond with, “This is way above my pay grade Lord, perhaps you can find someone actually…

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