Spiritual and Sexual Immorality Call for Punishment

In Jeremiah 5:7-9 God declares that Judah’s spiritual and sexual immorality call for his punishment. The Lord gives with a rhetorical question that’s intended to justify his threatening of punishment for Judah in Jeremiah 5:7. Judah’s Immorality Why — you ask — is God not willing to pardon Judah? Because that nation was committing both spiritual…

The Strong and Swift Enemy of Judah

So, Jeremiah unwisely accuses the Lord of deception. You might expect the Lord to strike him down or at least respond to Jeremiah. Instead, amazingly, God goes right back to warning his people about the coming enemy who will destroy God’s unrepentant people. A Strong Scorching Wind In Jeremiah 4:11-12, the enemy is pictured as a strong scorching…