Jeremiah 27 Commentary, Babylon, Zedekiah, Jehoiakim

Jeremiah 27 Commentary: To start, let’s just note the progression of Jeremiah 27, 28, and 29. Jeremiah 27 Commentary: Chapter 27 Summary In what we’ll be studying right now – Jeremiah 27 – we’re going to see Jeremiah giving a message from God to both the nations surrounding Judah as well as Judah itself – both to…

Jeremiah 21 Commentary, Bible Study, Chapter Summary

Jeremiah 21 Commentary: First in Jeremiah 21:1-2 we start with the background that results in the delivering of those three messages. KJV Jeremiah 21:1 ¶ The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, when king Zedekiah [597-587 BC] sent unto him Pashur the son of Melchiah [Pashur in ch 20 was the son of Immer], and…

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…

The Strong and Swift Enemy of Judah

So, Jeremiah unwisely accuses the Lord of deception. You might expect the Lord to strike him down or at least respond to Jeremiah. Instead, amazingly, God goes right back to warning his people about the coming enemy who will destroy God’s unrepentant people. A Strong Scorching Wind In Jeremiah 4:11-12, the enemy is pictured as a strong scorching…