Category Archives: Jeremiah

Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 52)

Jeremiah 51 ends with the postscript, “The words of Jeremiah end here.”  Chapter 52 is a is closely modeled after 2 Kings 25.  So it would seem that another author added an adapted version of 2 Kings 25 to conclude … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 51)

The message of judgment upon Babylon continues from chapter 50 to 51.  Not only do these two chapters make the message to Babylon the longest, single oracle in the book, but the 64 verses in chapter 51 make it the … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 50)

The pronouncement of God’s judgment on the nations concludes with two chapters about the Babylonians.  The oracles against Babylon are over twice the length of any of the messages directed to other foreign nations (Babylon—100 verses; Moab—47 verses; Egypt—26 verses; … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 49)

Where each of the three previous chapters was a message from God for a specific nation (46—Egypt, 47—Philistia, 48—Moab), chapter 49 contains messages for at least six nations or people groups:  Ammon (1-6), Edom (7-22), Syria (23-27), Kedar and Hazor … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 48)

The third nation addressed, after Egypt (46) and Philistia (47), is Moab, a nation on the eastern side of the Dead Sea.  Jeremiah’s message to the people and cities of Moab is lengthy, longer than pronouncement against Egypt and exceeded … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 47)

When Jeremiah was called to his prophetic ministry, he was appointed “over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant” (1:10).  In chapter 47, Jeremiah delivers a message of destruction to … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 46)

Chapter 46 begins a lengthy section of the book in which we see Jeremiah living out his original calling to be a prophet “over nations and kingdoms” (1:10).  While the primary recipients of his prophetic messages were the kings, leaders, … Continue reading

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