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Jeremiah – Thrive In Captivity

April 10, 2020

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Jeremiah

  • Jeremiah 29: 1-3A letter Jeremiah wrote to the exiles
    • Jeconiah aka Johiachin aka 597 BC. Nebuchadnezzar took him back to Babylon with him. Nebuchadnezzar installed Zedekiah as king in Judah a puppet government.
    • Zedekiah sent 2 people to Babylon, probably with “tribute”, and probable sneaked Jeremiah’s letter to Babylonian exiles.
  • Jeremiah 29:4-10The contents of the letter.
    • “settle down” in Babylon. Seek the welfare (shalowm, shalom) of the land
    • You, Israel, will be there 70 years. see also Jeremiah 25
  • Jeremiah 29:11- 14I, YHVH, know the plans I have for you!
    • Plans that prosper you, no harm to you, hope and future
    • You will seek Me with all your heart.
    • Daniel 9: 539 BC, Daniel is reading Jeremiah!
  • Jeremiah 29:15-20Here is what is coming to Jerusalem:
      • sword, famine, pestilence
      • because they did not listen to My words (through My prophets)
  • Jeremiah 29:21-23False prophets: Ahab son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah son of Maaseiah
      • There names will be like a curse.
  • Jeremiah 29:24-32Shemaiah: been writing letters to Jerusalem, to Zephaniah, a “Sargent of arms” in the temple. “The LORD has made you priest, calling Jeremiah a mad man, Why have you, Zephaniah, not put him in stocks?!
    • Because Shemaiah was not sent from Me, YHVH, he and his descendants will not have anyone living through the captivity and make it back to Jerusalem.

 

 

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