In the book of Jeremiah, God uses a family called the Rechabites as a parable to teach a lesson about faithfulness.
This story is told in the micro-tale “Have a Drink” which is included in Fiction Favours the Facts – Book 2, and was included in the Bible Tales newsletter back on 22 September 2017. Otherwise, you can read the true story in Jeremiah 35.
God tells Jeremiah to arrange for the family of the Rechabites to come to the temple, but not to tell them why they have been called. When the family is assembled, Jeremiah offers them jugs full of wine and cups to drink from. Continue reading