Message for Judah, Their Response, God’s Response (Jeremiah 18:11-17)

Message for Judah (18:11) The Lord issues a call to repent in Jeremiah 18:11. 11 Now therefore go to, speak to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I [frame/am fashioning/am preparing] [evil/calamity/disaster] against you, and devise a [device/plan] against you: [return/oh, turn back] ye now…

Meaning of What Jeremiah Saw (Jeremiah 18:5-10)

Now, of course, God isn’t really concerned that Jeremiah and his hearers go see a pottery demonstration in action. Just like other symbolic actions in this book that Jeremiah’s been exposed to, this pottery demonstration had a message. So, in Jeremiah 18:5-10 the Lord explains to Israel through Jeremiah what he intended by calling attention…

Command to Jeremiah and What He Saw (Jeremiah 18:1-4)

Command to Jeremiah (18:1-2) First comes the command from God to Jeremiah to visit the house of a potter in Jeremiah 18:1-2. Jeremiah 18:1 ¶ The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, 2 Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words. Jeremiah’s Observation…

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…