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 25 Commentary, Meaning of the Chapter

Jeremiah 25 Commentary: Now that we covered the emphasis of universal judgement in this chapter, we get to one of the main parts of Jeremiah 25. In Jeremiah 25:3-14 we have something of an anniversary message. Jeremiah has been preaching to the people 23 years, but they haven’t been paying attention. Jeremiah 25 Commentary: “God…

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…

Jeremiah 21 Commentary, Bible Study, Chapter Summary

Jeremiah 21 Commentary: First in Jeremiah 21:1-2 we start with the background that results in the delivering of those three messages. KJV Jeremiah 21:1 ¶ The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, when king Zedekiah [597-587 BC] sent unto him Pashur the son of Melchiah [Pashur in ch 20 was the son of Immer], and…

Jeremiah vs. Jesus Christ as Intercessors

I’d like to highlight the differences between Jeremiah as an adequate – even faithful – human intercessor and our Lord Jesus Christ as the perfect intercessor. Jeremiah Jesus Christ Ministered under the Old Covenant Inaugurated and now ministers under the New Covenant People broke it People can’t break it People needed to repent and wouldn’t…

Judah Plots to Slander and Ignore Jeremiah (Jeremiah 18:18)

In Jeremiah 18:18 the people of Judah plot to slander and ignore Jeremiah. 18 ¶ Then said they, Come, and let us devise [devices/plans] against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the [wise/sage], nor the word from the prophet. And the idea there is if Jeremiah is off the scene,…