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Gilbert House Fellowship #179: Jeremiah 22-28

THE PROPHETS didn’t have easy lives. Today’s study follows Jeremiah through the last years of the kingdom of Judah, and the message God gave the prophet wasn’t popular.

Because of his warnings of the imminent invasion by Babylon, Jeremiah was mocked and threatened with death even after Nebuchadnezzar had carried off the king of Judah and most of the country’s ruling elites! We discuss parallels with our day, messianic prophecies within Jeremiah’s warnings, and subtle references to Mount Hermon and enemies from the north, which were probably meant to indicate supernatural foes as well as the invaders from Babylon.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #178: Jeremiah 14-21

JEREMIAH’S PROPHECIES get even darker this week, and God tells him to proclaim famine, destruction, and pestilence for the rebellious kingdom of Judah.

The words given to him by the Lord are so dark that Pashhur, a priest whose father was in charge of temple supplies, had Jeremiah beaten and locked up in stocks. The calling of a true prophet is often unpleasant from a human perspective.

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