Following Lying Religious Leaders

Jeremiah 5:30-31 reveals why the situation in Judah during Jeremiah’s time was so bleak. The people were following their religious leaders – but these leaders were ungodly and false. Jeremiah 5:30 gets us ready for some horrible news. What is it? Lying Religious Leaders Jeremiah 5:31 says that the prophets and priests were doing their own thing. They…

Spiritual and Sexual Immorality Call for Punishment

In Jeremiah 5:7-9 God declares that Judah’s spiritual and sexual immorality call for his punishment. The Lord gives with a rhetorical question that’s intended to justify his threatening of punishment for Judah in Jeremiah 5:7. Judah’s Immorality Why — you ask — is God not willing to pardon Judah? Because that nation was committing both spiritual…