Jeremiah 44

The LORD could no longer bear your evil deeds and the abominations that you committed. Therefore your land has become a desolation and a waste and a curse, without inhabitant, as it is this day. (Jeremiah 44:22) Presenting the best offering is no match for the ways of our heart....

Jeremiah 43

And they came into the land of Egypt, for they did not obey the voice of the LORD. (Jeremiah 43:7) Are you amazed at how those who have listened to Jeremiah have ignored the Word of God again? They plead for mercy through Jeremiah. Now he’s delivered the instruction of...

Jeremiah 42

If you remain in this land, then I will build you up and not pull you down; I will plant you, and not pluck you up; for I relent of the disaster that I did to you. (Jeremiah 42:10) This is the answer to Jeremiah’s plea for mercy from God...

Jeremiah 41

But there were ten men among them who said to Ishmael, “Do not put us to death, for we have stores of wheat, barley, oil, and honey hidden in the fields.” So he refrained and did not put them to death with their companions. (Jeremiah 41:8) God saw to it...

Jeremiah 40

Now, behold, I release you today from the chains on your hands. (Jeremiah 40:4a) What a freedom it is to be released from chains! Though these were chains of physical captivity, we can reflect on times when we’ve been released from other chains. How sweet is the freedom of release...

Jeremiah 39

Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard, left in the land of Judah some of the poor people who owned nothing, and gave them vineyards and fields at the same time. (Jeremiah 39:10) King Nebuchadnezzar’s envoy brutally takes King Zedekiah and others from Judah. Jeremiah’s life is spared, and he is...

Jeremiah 38

Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, “If I tell you, will you not surely put me to death? And if I give you counsel, you will not listen to me.” (Jeremiah 38:15) Isn’t the Lord’s patience on full display here? Again, Jeremiah goes back to King Zedekiah to tell him the Lord...

Jeremiah 37

King Zedekiah sent for him and received him. The king questioned him secretly in his house and said, “Is there any word from the LORD?” Jeremiah said, “There is.” Then he said, “You shall be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon.” (Jeremiah 37:17) Before questioning the motive...

Jeremiah 36

And the king commanded Jerahmeel the king’s son and Seraiah the son of Azriel and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel to seize Baruch the secretary and Jeremiah the prophet, but the LORD hid them. (Jeremiah 36:26) “For the Lord of hosts has purposed, and who will annul it? His hand...

Jeremiah 35

“Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Go and say to the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will you not receive instruction and listen to my words? declares the LORD.” (Jeremiah 35:13) The Rechabites presented as an example of people obedient to their teaching....