Jeremiah The Weeping Prophet. By Luke Kim. Presentation Outline. Introduction Backgrounds: kings, nations, prophets Prophecies Fulfillments of Prophecies Jeremiah – The Man God in Jeremiah Conclusion. Outline of the Book. The Call of Jeremiah (1)
JeremiahThe Weeping Prophet
By Luke Kim
Warnings and Exhortations to Judah
Promises of Restoration
The Fall of Jerusalem
“’This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time,’ declares the LORD. ‘I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts I will be their God, and they will be my people’” (31:33)
Written, destroyed (by King Jehoiakim), rewritten and edited in a state of constant turmoil and danger
Revolted against Nebu. Died in captivity.
Burned the scroll of God’s word. (36)
Jeremiah pleaded to submit to Babylon. Caused a famine. (32:36)
Imprisoned Jeremiah. Jeremiah prophesies 70 yrs of exile (25).
His sons were slain and his own eyes were put out.
Carried in chains to Babylon.
Babylon becomes a super power nation.
Babylon’s 1st invasion (606) – Daniel…
Babylon’s 2nd invasion (598)
Babylon’s 3rd invasion (588)
The Fall of Jerusalem (586) – Jeremiah…
Beginning: Nahum, Zephaniah, and Habakkuk
End: Daniel and Ezekiel
Preached good things to the people (14, 23, 30-34)
Prophesied lies in God’s name.
People loved to hear them.
I.e.) Uriah prophesied against the people of Judah and fled in fear to Egypt. But he was caught in Egypt and brought back. The king Jehoiakim had him struck down with a sword.(26)
“The word of the Lord came to me…”
“’Peace, peace,’ they say, when there is no peace.” (8:11)
Use their power unjustly (23:10)
Prophesied by Baal and led people astray (23:25)
“They made their faces harder than stone and refused to repent” (5:3)
“’when I will raise up to David a righteous Branch,’” (23:5)
“I will make a righteous Branch sprout from David’s line;” (33:15)
“The LORD Our Righteousness” (23,33)
626 BC ~ sometime after 586
“O Lord , you deceived me, and I was deceived; you overpowered me and prevailed.” (20:7)
“Cursed be the day I was born!” (20:14)
“You are always righteous, O Lord” (12)
“But the Lord is with me like a mighty warrior” (20:11)
“Do not prophesy in the name of the Lord or you will die by our hands” (11:21)
“Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the faithless live at ease?” (12)
- used wholly as God’s instrument.
- delivered messages from God to his people faithfully.
- Obedience to the will of God until he died.
“Obey me and I will be your God and you will be my people” (7:23)
1-20; 22; 23; 25; 26; 35; 36; 45; 24; 29; 30; 31; 27; 28; 21; 34; 37; 32; 33;38; 39; 40-44; 46-52.