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 26 Commentary, Meaning, Bible, Prophet

Jeremiah 26 Commentary: The chapter starts in Jeremiah 26:1 with an introduction that sets the scene for the entire story. Jeremiah 26 Commentary: Introduction KJV Jeremiah 26:1 ¶ In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah [608/609 BC] came this word from the LORD, saying, Now remember that last…

Jeremiah 22 Commentary, Chapter Summary, Bible Prophet

Jeremiah 22 Commentary: In Jeremiah 22 we see a continuation of God’s addressing the king’s household that we saw started in our lesson in Jeremiah 21. Read more about the Last Five Kings of Judah here. Jeremiah 22 Commentary: Introduction So, with the timeline of the last five kings of Judah out of the way, let’s…

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…

Which Kings Reigned During Jeremiah’s Ministry?

Jeremiah 1:2-3 tells us the names of the kings who ruled during the time when Jeremiah was prophesying. They are: Josiah Jehoiakim Zedekiah So, let’s go through a chronology of the kings of Judah during this time period. First, Let’s Fill in the Blanks We’ve just noticed three kings mentioned so far in Jeremiah 1:2-3 – Josiah,…

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…