The prophet Jeremiah preached to a people who were beyond saving. His own sorrow, frutrations, and hopelessness are echoed in his oft quoted lament, “Is there no balm in Gilead?”
In this podcast, we look into exactly what he meant and reflect on times when we, too, sometimes feel that there is no balm – no soothing, no rest – from our own modern challenges.
But there IS a balm in Gilead. And there IS relief from our current troubles. We just have to apply it…
Quoted in this podcast:
“Be Your Best Self,” President Thomas S. Monson, April 2009
“Balm of Gilead,” Boyd K. Packer, October 1987
“The Balm of Gilead,” Boyd K. Packer, October 1977
Did You Think to Pray? LDS Hymn #140
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