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…

Why Does Jeremiah Mention Only Three Kings in Jeremiah 1:2-3?

We’ve already studied the kings who ruled during the ministry of the prophet Jeremiah. But if you read that post you may have noticed something. In fact, I stated it pretty clearly. In Jeremiah 1:2-3 there are only three kings listed — Josiah, Jehoiakim, and Zedekiah. Even if we allow for Gedaliah, Ishmael, and Jehohanan…

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,…