Jeremiah’s Lament Psalm (Jeremiah 17:12-18)

In Jeremiah 17:12-18 we hear from Jeremiah himself. Praising God’s Character (Jeremiah 17:12) He starts by praising the Lord in Jeremiah 17:12. 12 A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary. Well, what is this “place of our sanctuary” that Jeremiah speaks of? He identifies it in Jeremiah 17:13. 13…

Irreversible Generational Sin (Jeremiah 17:1-4)

The Lord exposes Judah’s nearly-irreversible sin in Jeremiah 17:1-4. Hard Hearts Indelibly Etched with Sin (Jeremiah 17:1) Jeremiah 17:1 ¶ The sin of Judah is [written/engraved] with a [pen/stylus/chisel] of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven upon the [table/tablet] of their heart, [i.e., hearts hard as stone] and upon the horns…