Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 12)

This chapter opens with a conversation between Jeremiah and the Lord that sounds similar to the initial exchange between Habakkuk and the Lord (Habakkuk 1).  Jeremiah expresses consternation and frustration that God, who is a God of justice, doesn’t seem…

Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 10)

Coming as a strong contrast with the revelation of God’s character (doing and delighting in loyal love, justice and righteousness), chapter 10 opens with an extended admonition (and rebuke) of Israel for revering and following (“learning the ways”—1) of the…