The Consequences of Israel’s Disobedience

We’ve seen in Jeremiah chapter 2 that in spite of some good times in the past between the Lord and Israel, Israel rejected and forsook the Lord and attempted to exchange the living and real God for idols. And that kind of disobedience and idolatry has consequences. So, in Jeremiah 2:14-19 God details the devastating price that Israel…

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…

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…