Why Does Jeremiah Mention Only Three Kings in Jeremiah 1:2-3?

We’ve already studied the kings who ruled during the ministry of the prophet Jeremiah. But if you read that post you may have noticed something. In fact, I stated it pretty clearly. In Jeremiah 1:2-3 there are only three kings listed — Josiah, Jehoiakim, and Zedekiah. Even if we allow for Gedaliah, Ishmael, and Jehohanan…

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…

A Summary of Jeremiah 21 – 26

Jeremiah 21–23 | No Favor Without Repentance As we continue to summarize the various sections of Jeremiah, we notice that the next section spans Jeremiah 21-23. This is what God is communicating in this section – No Favor Without Repentance. King Zedekiah sends to Jeremiah requesting that God would help him defeat Nebuchadnezzar. God sends back…