How Did God Respond to Jeremiah’s Doubts?

Jeremiah 1:7-10 relates God’s response to Jeremiah’s doubts regarding his call to be a prophet to the nations. It’s a threefold response. First, God assure Jeremiah that he will tell the prophet where to go and what to say. Second, God promises to deliver Jeremiah from all danger. And third, God reminds Jeremiah that he’s…

Who Was Jeremiah’s Father?

Jeremiah’s Father, In Brief There’s a short answer to this question. The father of the prophet Jeremiah was a man named Hilkiah (Jeremiah 1:1). But there’s a more involved answer to the question, “Who was Jeremiah’s father?” Jeremiah’s Father: a Priest Since Jeremiah was a priest who lived in Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin (Jeremiah…