Category Archives: Jeremiah

Stealing Sprinkling Bowls

On the tenth day of the fifth month, in the nineteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard, who served the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem. He set fire to the temple of the … Continue reading

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Rage Like Great Waters

The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Babylonians.    The Lord will destroy Babylon; he will silence her noisy din. Waves of enemies will rage like great waters; the roar … Continue reading

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Dry Springs

Therefore this is what the Lord says: “See, I will defend your cause and avenge you; I will dry up her sea and make her springs dry.   Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object … Continue reading

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River Crossings

Lift up a banner in the land! Blow the trumpet among the nations! Prepare the nations for battle against her; summon against her these kingdoms: Ararat, Minni and Ashkenaz. Appoint a commander against her; send up horses like a swarm … Continue reading

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By Many Waters

Sharpen the arrows, take up the shields! The Lord has stirred up the kings of the Medes, because his purpose is to destroy Babylon. The Lord will take vengeance, vengeance for his temple.   Lift up a banner against the walls … Continue reading

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Stirred Up

Look! An army is coming from the north; a great nation and many kings are being stirred up from the ends of the earth.   They are armed with bows and spears; they are cruel and without mercy. They sound like … Continue reading

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A Strong Redeemer

This is what the Lord Almighty says: “The people of Israel are oppressed, and the people of Judah as well. All their captors hold them fast, refusing to let them go.   Yet their Redeemer is strong; the Lord Almighty is … Continue reading

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