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Month: November 2016

Jeremiah 37 Commentary

Jeremiah 37 Commentary

…continuation of “the bitter end” from 36-45… KJV Jeremiah 37:1 ¶ And king Zedekiah the son of Josiah reigned instead of Coniah the son of Jehoiakim, whom [that is, Zed. …] Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon made king in the land of Judah. Just to give us the context of what we’re seeing here, I wanted to […]

Jeremiah 36 Commentary

Jeremiah 36 Commentary

As we enter Jeremiah 36 today we come to the third-to-last section in this great book. Let’s quickly note those three sections. Our third-to-last section starts in Jeremiah 36:1 and ends in 45:5. I have called that section “The Bitter End.” After all the promises and warnings God has made and given, he finally brings […]

Jeremiah 35 Commentary: The Rechabites’s Obedience

Jeremiah 35 Commentary

Jeremiah 35 serves as a contrast to Jeremiah 34. In Jeremiah 34, we saw the last king of Judah – Zedekiah – and all the people of Jerusalem making a covenant. They made a covenant with their Hebrew slaves to let them go. And they actually followed-through on that covenant. But then they went back […]

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