Ephesians 1:3-12–God has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in Christ. He has chosen us. He has made known to us the mystery of His will. He has permitted us to obtain an inheritance. Receive it! Praise Him!
Jeremiah 23:1-8–The blame for the exile of the people is placed upon both the shepherds (the leaders & rulers) and on the sheep (the people of the nation of Israel). But God promises a future time of regathering and restoration under the King who is called The Lord Our Righteousness.