Meaning of What Jeremiah Saw (Jeremiah 18:5-10)

Now, of course, God isn’t really concerned that Jeremiah and his hearers go see a pottery demonstration in action. Just like other symbolic actions in this book that Jeremiah’s been exposed to, this pottery demonstration had a message. So, in Jeremiah 18:5-10 the Lord explains to Israel through Jeremiah what he intended by calling attention…

Command to Jeremiah and What He Saw (Jeremiah 18:1-4)

Command to Jeremiah (18:1-2) First comes the command from God to Jeremiah to visit the house of a potter in Jeremiah 18:1-2. Jeremiah 18:1 ¶ The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, 2 Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words. Jeremiah’s Observation…

A Summary of Jeremiah 7 – 20

Jeremiah 7–10 | Disobedience Outweighs External Devotion Jeremiah 7-10 have God proclaiming that Judah’s Disobedience Far Outweighs Their External Religious Devotion. God makes it clear to Judah through Jeremiah that he’s not interested in religious exercises without true obedience. He will destroy the Temple and exile Judah if they continue their unrepentant idolatry and falsehood. And…