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Month: January 2017

Jeremiah 41 Commentary

Jeremiah 41 Commentary

Jeremiah 41. We’re in the second chapter of what I’ve labeled a “fiasco.” That fiasco started in Jeremiah 40. Gedaliah was appointed governor of Judah by Babylon. Then all the Jews who were scattered from the war started returning to Gedaliah. Things seemed to be going well. It almost seemed like maybe God was beginning […]

Jeremiah 40 Commentary

Jeremiah 40 Commentary

We’re in Jeremiah 40 today. This chapter is the start of a new story that runs to the end of Jeremiah 43. When we went through the entire book of Jeremiah in two messages I called this section the Gedaliah/Johanan Fiasco. This chapter serves as the introduction to that fiasco. Let’s start with the first […]

Jeremiah 39 Commentary

Jeremiah 39 Commentary

We’re in Jeremiah 39. Jeremiah 39 is the culmination of much of what we’ve already read throughout the first 38 chapters of this book. God has made many threats in an attempt to turn his people back to him. But they had refused over and over. So, you wonder – what will happen to those […]

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