Jeremiah 10

Thus shall you say to them: “The gods who did not make the heavens and the earth shall perish from the earth and from under the heavens.” (Jeremiah 10:11) God instructs Jeremiah to speak these to the LORD’s people. Basically, the message is that they have made other things their...

Jeremiah 9

Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will punish all those who are circumcised merely in the flesh. (Jeremiah 9:25) Is it good enough for God that we go to church, claim to follow Jesus with our lips, and even try to avoid sin whenever possible? No...

Jeremiah 8

...but my people know not the rules of the Lord. How can you say, ‘We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us’? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes has made it into a lie.’ (Jeremiah 8:7b-8) God points out that His own people have...

Jeremiah 7

Has this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, I myself have seen it, declares the Lord. (Jeremiah 7:11) Throughout this section of Jeremiah, God warns His people that their own temple rituals do not meet the standard of purity and...

Jeremiah 6

Thus says the Lord: “Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’” (Jeremiah 6:16) “Look...where the good way is…and find rest for...

Jeremiah 5

“But even in those days, declares the Lord, I will not make a full end of you. And when your people say, ‘Why has the Lord our God done all these things to us?’ you shall say to them, ‘As you have forsaken me and served foreign gods in your...

Jeremiah 4

Circumcise yourselves to the LORD; remove the foreskin of your hearts, O men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem; lest my wrath go forth like fire, and burn with none to quench it, because of the evil of your deeds. (Jeremiah 4:4) The act of circumcision for Jewish men was...

Jeremiah 3

Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, “Return, faithless Israel, declares the LORD. I will not look on you in anger, for I am merciful, declares the LORD; I will not be angry forever.” (Jeremiah 3:12) Because of our sin against God, He has every right to...

Jeremiah 2

But where are your gods that you made for yourself? Let them arise, if they can save you, in your time of trouble; for as many as your cities are your gods, O Judah. (Jeremiah 2:28) The LORD’s case against the unfaithfulness of his people is presented here. Specifically, God...

Jeremiah 1

But the LORD said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a youth’; for to all to whom I send you, you shall go, and whatever I command you, you shall speak. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you, declares the LORD.”...