Category: <span>Jeremiah</span>

Throughout the prophecy of Jeremiah, the reader can follow at least two themes. First, God is sovereign over the nations of humankind and He alone has power over their leaders…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

These chapters record Jeremiah’s experiences following the fall of Jerusalem. The sympathetic reader hopes for the prophet’s final days to be brighter than the former, but the rebellion of the…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

Jeremiah prophesied during the last days of Judah. After the great king Josiah (2 Kgs 21:26-23:30), wicked leaders, like Jehoahaz (2 Kgs 23:30-33), Jehoiakim (2 Kgs 23:34-24:5), Jehoiachin (2 Kgs…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

These chapters portray a change of tone for the prophet. When Jeremiah was called to the ministry, the Lord said to him, “Look, I have filled your mouth with My…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

Jeremiah’s sermons were not popular with the other prophets and spiritual leaders of his day. The messages recorded in chs. 26-29 were preached during the days of Jehoiakim (2 Kgs…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

God called prophets to proclaim His Word, often reflecting the law of Moses line by line. Many times, the prophets addressed the leadership of God’s people, as is the case…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

Jeremiah endured one of the most difficult lives assigned to any Old Testament leader. Judah was stubborn hearted, and happy about it. How could one, year after year, call them…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

Jeremiah confronted his audience that despite their religious vocabulary, they had yet to know God. Judah said they believed—and even went through the motions of Israelite religion in the temple—but…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

Jeremiah was appointed to investigate the characteristics and makeup of a substance so as to determine its current condition against an objective standard. What did the prophet discover concerning spirituality…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament

Jeremiah was assigned the difficult task of prophesying to God’s people during the dark days following the Assyrian captivity of Israel. As a prophet, Jeremiah opposed his contemporaries. They continuously…

Commentary Jeremiah Old Testament