Author Archives: Robert Bronkema

October 8, 2020: Day 47 – Jeremiah 47

A short word of the Lord that comes to Jeremiah which he then shares with us in a form of a prophecy.  He describes a scene of rising waters that are coming from the north (vs.2), which would be Babylon, … Continue reading

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October 7, 2020: Day 46 – Jeremiah 46

This chapter contains a lot of place names that are important to know where they are because they really encompass the entirety of Jeremiah’s ministry.  Read this chapter with this map by your side and you will be able to … Continue reading

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October 6, 2020: Day 45 – Jeremiah 45

Do you remember not that many chapters back where God told Jeremiah to tell the people of Israel who had been taken into exile into Babylon to build houses, plant gardens, have a whole gaggle of children and get comfortable … Continue reading

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October 5, 2020: Day 44 – Jeremiah 44

There is a pretty intense interchange between Jeremiah and the people of Israel in this chapter.  Jeremiah tells the people, especially and probably exclusively the people of Israel who are in Egypt, that their time in Egypt will be marked … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer For First Presbyterian Church

Daddy, you are in heaven, let my life make your name holy, bring your kingdom here on earth through us, your church family.  Let your will, which is always for our good, be done through us.  As your will is … Continue reading

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October 4, 2020: Day 43 – Jeremiah 43

So, yesterday we saw that the remnant asked Jeremiah if he would ask God what they should do, go to Egypt or not.  Jeremiah tells them God says no, do not go to Egypt.  They call Jeremiah a liar and … Continue reading

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October 3, 2020: Day 42 – Jeremiah 42

So in the last chapter this Ishmael killed the king who had remained behind and placed there by Babylon.  Johanan had come and taken care of Ishmael and gathered up the remnant that was scattered around and they made plans … Continue reading

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October 2, 2020: Day 41 – Jeremiah 41

There is a whole lot of unrest happening here in this chapter.  Keep in mind that Judah has been taken off into captivity and Jerusalem was burned to the ground.  But the Babylonians had appointed a person who was going … Continue reading

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October 1, 2020: Day 40 – Jeremiah 40

Jeremiah seems to be given a favored person status by the Babylonians.  Isn’t it interesting that with his own people he was thrown in jail, he was mocked, he was left in a pit to die, but for those who … Continue reading

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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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