Jeremiah’s Lament Psalm (Jeremiah 17:12-18)

In Jeremiah 17:12-18 we hear from Jeremiah himself. Praising God’s Character (Jeremiah 17:12) He starts by praising the Lord in Jeremiah 17:12. 12 A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary. Well, what is this “place of our sanctuary” that Jeremiah speaks of? He identifies it in Jeremiah 17:13. 13…

How Did God Respond to Jeremiah’s Doubts?

Jeremiah 1:7-10 relates God’s response to Jeremiah’s doubts regarding his call to be a prophet to the nations. It’s a threefold response. First, God assure Jeremiah that he will tell the prophet where to go and what to say. Second, God promises to deliver Jeremiah from all danger. And third, God reminds Jeremiah that he’s…

What is the Message of the Book of Jeremiah?

So how would you summarize all of what we’ve considered in the summaries of Jeremiah 1-6, 7-20, 21-26, 27-29, 30-35, and 36-52? In other words, what is the book of Jeremiah really about? Punishment? Is it about punishment? It is. But there’s more to it than that. After all, we see in Jeremiah 36-52 that both Ebed-Melech and Baruch are…