The Book of Jeremiah. The book of Jeremiah describes the son of a priest from Anatoth in the land of Benjamin. He lived in the last years of the kingdom of Judah just prior to the destruction of the city of Jerusalem. The city was taken over by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. Jeremiah Continued….
Lived through the invasions by the Babylonians armies, the deportations of his people, the slaughter of Jews living in Jerusalem, and the destruction of the Temple
Preached during the period Judah suffered heavy disasters, and Jerusalem was made a heap of ruins by the invasions of the Babylonians.
Jeremiah wrote the book of Jeremiah, one of the canonical books of the Old Testament, and possibly Lamentations.
It is said that the aged prophet,
Jeremiah was put to death in
Egypt for preaching against
idolatory. He was stoned by his
fellow Jews for constantly
importance in the fact that it blooms early in the spring alluding to the early
watchfulness of Yahweh.
God’s eye watching us
The blossom on an almond tree
let Babylonia rule over them.
because the Babylonians were going to take over as a sign of hope
for the future.