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The Prophecies

Of Jeremiah


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An Introduction

Jeremiah...The Man

  • Son of Hilkiah 1:1 cp. 2 Kings 22:4, 8

  • A priest 1:1

  • At first, unwilling to prophesy 1:6

    • Afterwards, the Lord’s message became in him “a fire in his bones” 20:7-9


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Political

An Introduction

Jeremiah...The Times

  • Josiah is king when Jeremiah is called to prophesy 1:2 Ù627/26 B.C.

  • Jeremiah continues on through the reign of Zedekiah 1:3Ù586 B.C.


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An Introduction

Jeremiah...The Times

Political

  • Josiah = good king 2 Chron 34

  • Jehoahaz = short rule Jer 22:11

  • Jehoiakim = bad king Jer 26

  • Jehoiachin = bad king 2 Kings 24

  • Zedekiah = bad king 2 Chron 36:12


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Religious

An Introduction

Jeremiah...The Times

  • Though Josiah’s reforms were good, they left the people’s hearts virtually untouched 3:6-10

  • The “post-Josiah” throne basically had a disdain for the word of God 22:21 36:23


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An Introduction

Jeremiah...The Message

  • “Repent of sin” 7:3 18:11

  • “Submit to Babylon” 27:1-12

  • “Wait for the Lord to bless you by…

    • …bringing you back home” 30:3 31:12

    • …the coming Messiah” 31:31-34 33:15 cp. Heb 8:8-13


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • Jeremiah had always been in God’s plans 1:5 cp. Gal 1:15

  • Yet, he was reluctant to serve 1:6

  • God gave him “authority” over the nations through the words he would speak 1:10 cp. Jn 12:48

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • God reassures Jeremiah about his mission with 2 visions 1:11-16

    • An almond tree - God is watching

    • A boiling pot - God will judge

  • Jeremiah must “gird his loins” and speak the Lord’s word 1:17 cp. Eph 6:10, 14

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • God likens Judah’s unfaithfulness to...

    • …an ox that broke its yoke 2:20

    • …a persistent adulteress 2:20

    • …a nurtured vine w/strange fruit 2:21

    • …a stain that won’t wash out 2:22

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • God likens Judah’s unfaithfulness to...

  • …a camel that roams about 2:23

  • …a donkey in heat that can’t be caught 2:24

  • …a thief who is shamed only because he got caught 2:26

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • Judah was more treacherous than her faithless sister Israel 3:6-11

    • This is why we are encouraged to study the O.T. cp. Rom 15:4 1 Cor 10:6-12

  • Though Judah is guilty, God does promise her a glorious future 3:14-18

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • Yes…God had “deceived” the people 4:10 cp. 2 Thess 2:10-12

  • However, God would not totally destroy Judah 4:27

    • A remnant would be allowed to return

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • Jeremiah was challenged to find 1 righteous man 5:1

    • Such a failure bears testimony of the people’s hardened condition 5:3

  • Judah’s unfaithfulness was made worse by wicked priests 5:30-31 cp. 2 Tim 4:3-4

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Call & God’s Case Against Israel Jer 1-6

  • Jeremiah was constantly thwarted by false prophets 6:10-11, 14

    • The people could no longer blush 6:15

  • The only solution was to “seek the old path…and walk in it” 6:16

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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The Way Of SalvationJer 7-10

  • The people had substituted “temple worship” for devotion to God 7:1-11

    • Such thinking was “deceptive” vv. 4, 8

    • Such living was “robbery” v. 11

  • Shiloh offered an historical lesson 7:12-15

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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The Way Of SalvationJer 7-10

  • Jeremiah was forbidden to pray for Judah 7:16

  • Judah has been so detestable that only judgment would suffice 7:30 - 8:3

  • Yet, Judah refused to repent 8:5-6

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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The Way Of SalvationJer 7-10

  • Jeremiah was deeply saddened at Judah’s apostasy 8:18 - 9:2

  • Judah “did not know” and thus was ripe for judgment 9:3 cp. 8:7

  • Judah trusted in her “humanism” 9:23 cp. 1 Cor 1:18-25

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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The Way Of SalvationJer 7-10

  • The only safe ground (“Way of Salvation”) is trust in God 9:24

    • Idols are helpless 10:1-5

    • By contrast, God is inherently powerful 10:6-10

  • Judah must learn the “hard way” 10:17-25

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Covenant Disloyalty & Its Consequences Jer 11-13

  • Judah had broken her covenant with God 11:4-5

    • She gave her word Deut 26:16-19

    • Now, she stood condemned

      • Jehovah saw it as a “conspiracy” 11:9

  • She must now suffer consequences 11:11-13

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Covenant Disloyalty & Its Consequences Jer 11-13

  • Jeremiah had personal concerns

    • His own life was in danger 11:18-23

    • He was confused re: the prosperity of the wicked 12:1-2

  • God would tell him, “The worst is yet to come!” 12:5-17

    • Yet...mercy 12:15

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Covenant Disloyalty & Its Consequences Jer 11-13

  • Jehovah likened Judah to a “waistband” 13:1-11

    • She had become ruined through pride 13:9 cp. Prov 16:18

  • Jeremiah also applied to Judah a well-known proverb 13:12-14

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Covenant Disloyalty & Its Consequences Jer 11-13

  • Jehovah still sought Judah’s repentance 13:15-27

    • She should have glorified God v. 16

    • She will have no excuse for her calamities, the shame associated with her suffering vv. 20-23, 26

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Revelation On Occasion Of Drought Jer 14-17

  • Drought was the punishment for covenant breaking Deut 28:23f

    • Conditions were deplorable 14:1-6

  • Despite Judah’s many sins, Jeremiah pleads for her 14:7-9

    • God replies He will not forget her sins 14:10-11

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Revelation On Occasion Of Drought Jer 14-17

  • Jeremiah argues Judah’s worth, mentions false prophets 14:13

  • God replies in 14:14-16

    • Yes, false teachers will not escape v. 15 cp. 2 Pet 2:1-3, 4-9

    • Neither will their hearers v. 16 cp. 2 Thess 2:9-12

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Revelation On Occasion Of Drought Jer 14-17

  • Jeremiah suffered in his work

    • He was despised 15:10

    • He sought deliverance 15:15ff

    • His pain was “perpetual” 15:18

    • Yet, God would not abandon him in his work 15:11, 19-21 cp. Heb 13:5b-6

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Revelation On Occasion Of Drought Jer 14-17

  • Judah would be assured of truths when her exile would be done

    • Idols are not gods at all 16:20

    • Jehovah is God alone 16:21

  • Judah must be punished because her sins were deeply engraved in her 17:1

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

  • 1st Symbol: A vessel being made at the potter’s house 18:1-17

    • The potter is able to re-shape a “marred” or “spoiled” vessel v. 4

    • So, too, can God remake us vv. 5-10

      • The same idea is also presented in the N.T. Rom 9:14-24

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

  • 1st Symbol: A vessel being made at the potter’s house 18:1-17

  • Judah responds with even more determined rebellion v. 12

  • Judah’s faithlessness is compared to nature’s faithfulness vv. 13-14

The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

  • 1st Symbol: A vessel being made at the potter’s house 18:1-17

  • Judah will walk her own “way” & not on God’s path v. 15 cp. 6:16

  • Jeremiah is again persecuted for proclaiming the Lord’s message 18:18-23

  • The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

    • 2nd Symbol: A broken potter’s vessel 19:1-13

      • Jeremiah was to proclaim the great calamities to come vv. 3-9

      • Jeremiah was to break the vessel, foretelling Judah being “shattered” vv. 10-13

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Comparing The 2 Symbols

    1st Symbol 18:1-17

    2nd Symbol 19:1-13

    • Vessel was being re-shaped

    • Vessel could not be re-shaped

    • Already hardened

    • Soft; hadn’t yet hardened

    • Symbol pointed to God’s love, mercy, patience

    • Symbol pointed to God’s judgment, wrath

    • Symbol emphasized hope

    • Symbol emphasized hopelessness

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

    • Judah responds to Jeremiah’s symbolic preaching 19:14 - 20:6

      • He was physically mistreated 20:2

        • Pashhur will be judged for this 20:3-6

    • Jeremiah responds to Judah’s response 20:7-18

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

    • Jeremiah responds to Judah’s response 20:7-18

    • He felt God had deceived him v. 7

    • He felt like quitting v. 9

    • He felt abandoned v. 10

    • He felt cursed vv. 14-15

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

    • Jeremiah responds to Judah’s response 20:7-18

    • Yet, he also knew God was ultimately right and he would prevail because of his faith in Him 20:11-13

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Jeremiah’s Message In Symbols Jer 18-20

    • Jeremiah had to be reminded of what we sometimes forget:

    We shouldn’t focus on the

    physical things that beset us

    cp. Rom 8:16-18 2 Cor 4:16-18

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoahaz

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • God’s 4 duties for the king: 22:3

      • Do justice, righteousness

      • Deliver the oppressed

      • Do not mistreat the downtrodden

      • Do not shed innocent blood

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoahaz

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • If the king obeys, God will allow the kingdom to remain 22:4

    • If the king disobeys, David’s house would become a desolation 22:5

      • God’s “2 natures” are illustrated cp. Rom 11:22

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoahaz

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • Judah’s “loftiness” will become a barren wilderness because she forsook her covenant 22:6, 8-9

    • Jehoahaz would leave and never return 22:11-12

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiakim

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • The king lived lavishly 22:13-14

      • His father Josiah lived well also, but still obeyed God 22:15-16

      • He will be judged for his corruption, and would not even be lamented 22:17-19

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiakim

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • Judah’s “lovers” will not be able to save her 22:20, 22

      • God should be sought, trusted above men cp. Psa 118:8-9 1 Cor 2:5

    • Judah needed to hear all of God’s word 26:2

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiakim

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • Jeremiah uses the Rechabites to illustrate Judah’s failure 35:1-19

      • They had always obeyed the voice of their father vv. 6-8

      • By contrast, Judah rejected her Father vv. 13-16

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiakim

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • Judah’s fate is certain 25:1-38

      • Prophets were rejected vv. 3-7

      • Desolation will come in the form of Nebuchadnezzar vv. 8-11

      • Captivity will last 70 years v. 12

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiakim

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • Jeremiah comforts Baruch (God’s servant & his scribe) Jer 45

      • Baruch had grown weary re: the rejection of God’s word v. 3

      • God would see to his personal safety v. 5

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiakim

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • Jeremiah defends the word of God Jer 36

      • The people heard it vv. 9-10

      • The king’s officials heard it v. 15

      • Upon the king hearing it, he burned it vv. 21-23

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiakim

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoahaz & Jehoiakim

    • Jehoiakim had no remorse v. 24

    • The scroll was re-copied vv. 27-28

    • Jehoiakim will be judged vv. 30-31

    • LESSON: God’s word will always endure cp. Mt 24:35 1 Pet 1:23-25

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiachin

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Jehovah will remove Jehoiachin from “royal favor” Jer 22:24

      • He will be cast away Jer 22:28

      • He will not have any descendants to rule in Jerusalem Jer 22:30 cp. Mt 1:12

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiachin

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Jehovah will raise up “shepherds” for His people Jer 23:4

    Faithful post-exilic servants (Ezra, Nehemiah) in future literal kingdom

    Faithful under- shepherds (elders) in future Messianic spiritual kingdom

    OR

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiachin

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Jehovah will ultimately send the “Righteous Branch” Jer 23:5-6

      • A reference to the Messiah cp. Isa 4:2 11:1-10 Zech 6:12-13

      • His rule won’t be that of Judah’s present kings

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Jehoiachin

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • False prophets have lied to, misled the people Jer 23:9-40

    • By contrast, the Lord’s word is like fire, a hammer v. 29

      • It purifies, consumes…it breaks a haughty spirit

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Zedekiah

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Jeremiah receives a vision after Jehoiachin is removed Jer 24:1-2

      • Jews left behind in Judah thought they were chosen cp. Ezek 11:15

      • This vision stated otherwise

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Zedekiah

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Nebuchadnezzar makes Zedekiah swear allegiance cp. Ezek 17:13

      • Zedekiah planned to rebel Jer 27:3

    • Jeremiah was sent to tell him, other kings to submit to Babylon Jer 27:2, 4-7

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Zedekiah

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Hanniah opposes Jeremiah’s message Jer 28

      • He contradicts Jeremiah’s words re: Babylon, Jehoiachin vv. 2-4

      • He breaks the yoke Jeremiah was wearing vv. 10-11

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Zedekiah

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Hanniah opposes Jeremiah’s message Jer 28

    • His false prophecies will make it tougher on Judah vv. 13-14

    • He will be personally judged vv. 15-17

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Reign Of Zedekiah

    Prophecies During Reigns Of Jehoiachin & Zedekiah

    • Jeremiah sends a message to exiles already in Babylon Jer 29:1-20

      • “Live life to the fullest” vv. 4-7

      • “Ignore false prophets” vv. 8-9

      • “Captivity = 70 years…then return” vv. 10-14

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies Before Jerusalem’s Siege Jer 50-51, 30-31

    • Babylon will be judged 50:1-3

      • Predicted earlier cp. 25:12, 15-26

      • God never needs man to do His work for Him cp. 27:3

      • Babylon’s gods will not be able to save her 50:2

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies Before Jerusalem’s Siege Jer 50-51, 30-31

    • At Babylon’s fall...

      • …Israel will again seek God 50:4-5

      • …an everlasting covenant at Zion will be established cp. Isa 2:3 Psa 2:6 Heb 12:22-24

      • …Israel needs a shepherd & should leave 50:6, 8

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies Before Jerusalem’s Siege Jer 50-51, 30-31

    • Babylon will be totally destroyed

      • She will be desolate 50:13

      • Lions will devour her 50:17

      • Yet, Israel will “graze” 50:19

      • Babylon will become like Sodom & Gomorrah: totallydestroyed50:40

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies Before Jerusalem’s Siege Jer 50-51, 30-31

    • The Medes will conquer Babylon 51:11

      • Jehovah is shown superior to...

        • …the nothingness of idolatry 51:15-19

        • …the human power of war 51:20-23

    {

    Both are the result of human wisdom

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies Before Jerusalem’s Siege Jer 50-51, 30-31

    • Israel has a future Jer 30

      • Her fortunes will be restored, and her land will be re-inhabited v. 3

      • Her King will be enthroned v. 9

        • A Messianic prophecy Acts 2:30 13:23

      • Her “favored status” with God is secured vv. 20-22

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies Before Jerusalem’s Siege Jer 50-51, 30-31

    • Israel’s woes become joy Jer 31

      • Her weeping at going into captivity will become joy at coming home vv. 15-17

        • A Messianic prophecy Mt 2:16-18

      • She will finally take responsibility for her sins v. 29

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies Before Jerusalem’s Siege Jer 50-51, 30-31

    • Israel’s woes become joy Jer 31

    • Her covenant will be new vv. 31-34

      • A better covenant because it…

        • …is recorded internally v. 33

        • …has informed participants v. 34a

        • …offers total forgiveness v. 34b

      • This is our covenant today under Christ Heb 8:8-12

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • Now, Zedekiah is interested in what Jeremiah has to say 21:1-2

      • He was hoping for an “11th hour miracle from God”

    • God’s answer would not be what the king wanted to hear 21:4-7, 8-10, 11-12, 13-14

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • Zedekiah receives personal instructions 34:1-5

      • He will be captured, not slain

    • The people had disdained God’s will re: slavery of countrymen 34:8-11 cp. Deut 15:12-18

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • The siege being lifted, the people returned to their wickedness 37:5 cp. 34:21, 11

    • Thus, God will “release” them from His protection or “liberate” them to destruction 34:12-22

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • Jeremiah was arrested, jailed as a traitor 37:11-16

      • He was even physically mistreated

    • Zedekiah secretly asks Jeremiah re: a word from the Lord 37:17

      • Jeremiah responds with sarcasm 37:19

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • Jeremiah received instructions after the siege’s renewal 32:6-14

      • This signified a future 32:15

      • This would also help Jeremiah’s faith during his persecution

        • Evidenced by his prayer 32:16-25

    • Evidenced by God’s answer 32:26-44

    The Prophecies Of Jeremiah


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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • Jehovah will undo all the damage His people have done 33:7-9

      • Immediately fulfilled upon their return from captivity 33:10-11

      • Ultimately fulfilled in the Messiah’s future kingdom 33:14-18

    • As certain as nature’s laws 33:19-26

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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • Jeremiah was again persecuted for his preaching 38:1-6

    • Zedekiah once again sends for Jeremiah 38:14-16

      • He has personal fears 38:19

      • Jeremiah advises him to submit to Babylon 38:20-21

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    Prophecies During Jerusalem’s Siege

    Jer 21, 34, 37, 32-33, 38-39, 52:1-30

    • The siege finally begins to take its toll on Jerusalem Jer 39

      • The walls are breached v. 2

      • Zedekiah flees vv. 4-7 cp. 38:17-18

      • The city is destroyed v. 8

      • Jeremiah, Ebed-melech are spared vv. 11-14

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    Prophecies During Gedaliah’s Governorship Jer 40-44

    • Jeremiah is given the choice to either stay in Jerusalem or go to Babylon 40:1-6

    • Gedaliah is now in charge 40:7

      • His message to the Jews who were left = Jeremiah’s Ù submit & live 40:9-10

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    Prophecies During Gedaliah’s Governorship Jer 40-44

    • Gedaliah is warned about an attempt on his life 40:13-16

    • Ignoring the threat, he was killed 41:1-3

    • Ishmael (Gedaliah’s murderer) takes hostages, and heads toward Ammon 41:10

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    Prophecies During Gedaliah’s Governorship Jer 40-44

    • Johanan rescues the captives and prepares to go to Egypt 41:11-17

      • Jeremiah is apparently among the captives 42:2a

    • The people ask him to inquire of the Lord as to what they should do 42:2b-3

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    Prophecies During Gedaliah’s Governorship Jer 40-44

    • The people ask him to inquire of the Lord as to what they should do 42:2b-3

    • The Lord doesn’t want them to go to Egypt 42:9-12, 15-16

    • Again, the people do not listen 43:1-7

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    Prophecies During Gedaliah’s Governorship Jer 40-44

    • Jeremiah reminds the Jews an escape to Egypt is doomed Jer 44

      • Nebuchadnezzar will rule 43:9-10

      • They have repeatedly rejected the prophets sent by God 44:2-5

      • Therefore, God punished Judah 44:6

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    Prophecies During Gedaliah’s Governorship Jer 40-44

    • Jeremiah reminds the Jews an escape to Egypt is doomed Jer 44

    • The people now compound their problem by going to Egypt, bowing down to idols again 44:7-10

    • Jehovah threatens severe wrath if they persist 44:11-14

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    cp. Rom 1:24ff

    Prophecies During Gedaliah’s Governorship Jer 40-44

    • Jeremiah reminds the Jews an escape to Egypt is doomed Jer 44

    • The people again refuse to heed the Lord’s word 44:15-19

      • Idolatry is prosperous while Jehovah’s religion is too hard vv. 17-18

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    The prophecy to Egypt 46:1-28

    Prophecies To Other Nations & Conclusion Jer 46-49

    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

      • Cp. to Jeremiah’s original call 1:5

    • She is called to battle at Carchemish, but will not be victorious vv. 3-4, 5-6

    • Despite her ambitions, she would lose vv. 7, 10-12

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    The prophecy to Egypt 46:1-28

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • She is destined for destruction at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar vv. 19-24

      • People “trusted” in Pharaoh v. 25

    • Yet, God’s people will be saved vv. 27-28

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    The prophecy to Philistia 47:1-7

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • She will be overtaken by a “torrent from the north” v. 2

    • Despair will be so great that fathers will even forsake their own children v. 3b

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    The prophecy to Moab 48:1-47

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • She will be judged for her pride and haughtiness vv. 7-8

    • Jeremiah possibly warns Babylon to not neglect their work from God v. 10

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    The prophecy to Moab 48:1-47

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • She will no longer be left alone to enjoy an “undisturbed ease” vv. 11-12

    • She will be put to shame vv. 14-20

    • Yet, there would be mercy v. 47

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    The prophecy to Ammon 49:1-6

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • She claimed Israelite land v. 1 cp. Judg 11:13 Amos 1:13

    • She boasted of her own strength, resourcefulness v. 4

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    The prophecy to Edom 49:7-22

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • She did not act “brotherly” toward Israel cp. Num 20:14-21 Psa 137:7

    • Her judgment will be total vv. 9-10

    • Her pride was her undoing v. 16

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    The prophecy to Damascus 49:23-27

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • The “city of praise” (“famous city”) will be stricken with panic so as to be helpless vv. 23-25

    • She will be completely slaughtered vv. 26-27

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    The prophecy to Kedar/Hazor

    49:28-33

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • A reference to the Arabian tribes

    • Nebuchadnezzar would completely destroy them vv. 28, 30b, 32-33

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    The prophecy to Elam 49:34-39

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    • Jeremiah’s prophecies from ch. 25 now become more specific

    • Her “bow” (military might) will be broken v. 35

    • She will be scattered v. 36

    • Yet, her future will be in the Persian Empire v. 38

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