Monthly Archives: September 2020

September 30: 2020 – Day 39 – Jeremiah 39

Jerusalem is captured.  It seems like they did put up a fight and did not surrender as Jeremiah had suggested that they did.  Look at how we know that.  Vs.1 tells us that in the 9th year of Zedekiah Babylon … Continue reading

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September 29, 2020: Day 38 – Jeremiah 38

The picture depicted of the king is one of someone who is incredibly unsure of not only what to do, but who are his advisers to whom he ought to listen?  The chapter begins with a listing of some of … Continue reading

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September 28, 2020: Day 37 – Jeremiah 37

The Chaldeans were invading Jerusalem when the Egyptian army started moving toward Jerusalem.  The Chaldeans retreated and moved away.  At that moment the king of  Israel wanted to know if  God had said something to Jeremiah.  Jeremiah says yes!   God … Continue reading

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September 27, 2020: Day 36 – Jeremiah 36

We are introduced today to Baruch who serves for Jeremiah as his scribe and writes down the words that Jeremiah commanded him to write down through dictations.  We read that Jeremiah had been banned from the temple, probably by the … Continue reading

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September 26, 2020: Day 35 – Jeremiah 35

So, God does have favorites, at least within the house of Israel during a time of crisis.  As we have seen in the previous chapters the people of God have turned their back on Him time after time.  There is … Continue reading

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September 25, 2020: Day 34 – Jeremiah 34

At least Jeremiah’s message is consistent.  He once again tells the king that the land will be taken over, the Babylonians will see the king eye to eye and they will take him off in exile along with the rest … Continue reading

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September 24, 2020: Day 33 – Jeremiah 33

Jeremiah finds himself again in captivity by the king of Judah.  The king is trying to limit the damage of Jeremiah’s words by keeping him under lock and key as the siege of the Chaldeans takes place.  If you look … Continue reading

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September 23, 2020: Day 32 – Jeremiah 32

We find ourselves with another object lesson that God has told Jeremiah to take part in.  First of all, the chapter begins with Jeremiah being called into the office of the principal.  Zedekiah, the king of Judah, calls Jeremiah into … Continue reading

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September 22, 2020: Day 31 – Jeremiah 31

I was almost  overwhelmed with points of contact and parallel as I read this chapter.  There is a wonderful promise that the people will come back and inherit the land that had been abandoned.  I can’t help but think of … Continue reading

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September 21, 2020: Day 30 – Jeremiah 30

There is a bit of a graphic image of men holding their “loins” as if they were women in labor that makes our “face turn pale”.  The question that is asked is: “Can a man bear a child?”  There is … Continue reading

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