Let parents daily direct their children earnestly to seek this blessing. And from the multitude of mountains; The Old Testament God reminded Jeremiah (and those who heard this prophecy) that the northern kingdom of Israel was deeply idolatrous, yet God still called to them saying, “Return to Me.” Sadly, she did not return and perished as a kingdom some 100 years before Jeremiah began his prophetic work. d. Yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah has not turned to Me with her whole heart, but in pretense: It seemed that Judah had learned nothing from the sin and consequences that came upon the northern kingdom of Israel. "And I said: i. God asked His people to look up to the heights – that is, the high places where altars to pagan gods were often built. Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. 2. 'You shall call Me, "My Father," c. But you have played the harlot with many lovers; yet return to Me: God wanted His unfaithful people to know that though returning to the first husband might be wrong on a human level, it was not wrong between God and His people. The Gospels So have you dealt treacherously with Me, Weeping, they make their supplication. "Then it shall come to pass, when you are multiplied and increased in the land in those days," says the Lord, "that they will say no more, 'The ark of the covenant of the Lord.' And I will heal your backslidings." We lie down in our shame, -------------------- iii. At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of the LORD and all the nations shall be gathered unto it, to the name of the LORD, to Jerusalem: Even to that very city that had become like a harlot, and was full of abominations. “Here is the consciousness of sin in its essential character, and that produces godly sorrow. John Trapp Complete Commentary. I am constantly asked to decide for people whether they ever were true Christians, or were in error about their condition. God will graciously receive those that return to him; and by his grace, he takes them out from among the rest. Whatever repentance they did offer was not from the whole heart, but only in pretense. The idea was that they sought out these idols and offered themselves to them. Jeremiah, Chapter 3 INTRODUCTION : God's message, through the prophet Jeremiah, to the Southern Kingdom of Judah, using a historic recitation of God's former dealings with the Northern Kingdom of Israel as an illustrated example to Judah, continues from Jeremiah, Chapter 2. It points out the great salvation from sin Jesus Christ wrought out for us. “If a man divorces his wife and she leaves him and marries another man, should he return to her … The New Testament Chapter 3. By the road you have sat for them In those days: In the previous lines (Jeremiah 3:16-17) God promised many of the features that would later be developed in the promise of the new covenant. In 11:13 Baal and shame are identified.” (Feinberg), ii. Thank you for registering. Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. They come devoting themselves to God. He is the Lord, and he only can save. Recognizing the vanity of expecting help from any source other than Jehovah, they turn to Him with confession of sin.” (Morgan). Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say: 'Return, backsliding Israel,' says the Lord; a. i. This inner transformation is another feature of the new covenant. Israel abandons Jehovah for other gods. He too is afflicted, as his homeland has been pillaged. her treacherous sister Judah did not fear, but went and played the harlot also, Yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah has not turned to Me with her whole heart, but in pretense, Backsliding Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah, I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion, I will give you shepherds according to My heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding, When you are multiplied and increased in the land in those days…they will say no more, “The ark of the covenant of the Lord”, It shall not come to mind, nor shall they remember it, nor shall they visit it, At that time Jerusalem shall be called The Throne of the Lord, and all the nations shall be gathered to it, No more shall they follow the dictates of their evil hearts, The house of Judah shall walk with the house of Israel, And they shall come together out of the land of the north to the land that I have given, How can I put you among the children and give you a pleasant land, You shall call Me, “my Father,” and not turn away from Me, Weeping and supplications of the children of Israel, Return, you backsliding children…Indeed, we do come to You, Truly, in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel, For shame has devoured the labor of our fathers from our youth – their flocks and herds, their sons and daughters, We lie down in our shame, and our reproach covers us, We have sinned against the Lord our God, we and our fathers…and have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Genesis 6-7 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), A Quiet Heart Means Confidence in God (Elisabeth Elliot), Genesis 1:1-8 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Genesis 4-5 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). i. and now the Southern Kingdom in 586 B.C. i. Nevertheless, we can think of several reasons why Judah’s sin was even worse. Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, and see where thou hast not been lien with. Therefore the showers have been withheld, It was all a shame that devoured. No more shall they follow the dictates of their evil hearts.". They come justifying God in their troubles, and judging themselves for their sins. While he was still shut up in the court of the prison: As in Jeremiah 32, this word came to Jeremiah during the terrible final siege of the Babylonians against Jerusalem in the last years of King Z… GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Pentateuch Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. The prophet's expression of the anguish of the remnant. Actually, Jeremiah is nowhere to be found in chapter 52. Historical Books conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy O house of Israel," says the Lord. 'I will not cause My anger to fall on you. She has gone up on every high mountain and under every green tree, and there played the harlot. Return, you backsliding children…Indeed, we do come to You: Jeremiah spoke of the day when the children of Israel would respond to God’s call to return and be healed from their backsliding, recognizing their need and who their God is (for You are the Lord our God). Such deep repentance was necessary because they had perverted their way and forgotten the Lord their God. And she goes from him A summary of Jeremiah, chapter by chapter, from @biblesummary. (Jer 3:23-25) The lasting shame of idolatry expressed in a statement of true repentance. They are directed how to return. The Lord said also to me in the days of Josiah the king: "Have you seen what backsliding Israel has done? I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion. During the 13th year of the reign of King Josiah of Judah, the Lord selected him to act as His prophet and he served in that role for many years. Johannine Writings Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less. 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So it came to pass, through her casual harlotry, that she defiled the land and committed adultery with stones and trees. My Father: “The term ‘father’ was sometimes used by a young wife of her husband.” (Feinberg). The lineage of Jeremiah as a son of one priests among many in the village of Anathoth, of the land and tribe of Benjamin. 2 The word of the Lord came to him in the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah, 3 and through the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, down to the fifth month of the eleventh year of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, when the … "Indeed we do come to You, General Epistles b. God created humanity with a very specific intention and purpose. ii. Prophets “The word ‘ravished’ [lain with men] is especially powerful. This law of Deuteronomy 24:1-4 sounds strange to our modern age where it is not completely uncommon for a wife to return to her first husband after a second or third husband. c. And they shall come together out of the land of the north to the land that I have given: The promise of return to the land is again promised to both Judah and Israel. The Gospels It is a difficult enquiry, and of small practical value." The vision of the cooking pot. It is an obscene word for sexual violence. Jeremiah Chapter 3 + Text Size — 1 They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return unto her again? "But I said: it is grace that he should be married to any of us, but it is grace at its highest pitch, it is the ocean of grace at its flood- tide, that he should speak thus of ‘backsliding children.’" (Spurgeon). 31 “You of this generation, consider the word of the Lord: “Have I been a desert to Israel. i. The king had wrought with a true passion for righteousness, but as Huldah, the prophetess, had told him, the reforms, so far as the people were concerned, were unreal, they did not touch the deepest things in life.” (Morgan), iv. i. i. 'My Father, You are the guide of my youth? c. Will you not from this time cry to Me: God told Israel what they should do. So now God follows that up by emphasizing that any repentance that hopes to result in God’s blessings must bear fruit in the lives of those who exercise it. God saw their sin for what it was, and noted that it polluted the land. They come disclaiming all expectations of relief and succour from any but the Lord. And our reproach covers us. Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. At that time Jerusalem shall be called The Throne of the Lord, and all the nations shall be gathered to it, to the name of the Lord, to Jerusalem. Have you seen what backsliding Israel has done? -------------------- In a vision, he looks around and sees that the world is totally desolate and empty. Prophets declares the Lord. b. False gods are always abusive.” (Ryken) (Deuteronomy 28:30, Isaiah 13:16, where the word is translated ravished). Here there is no promise that God would restore the northern kingdom to its land and realm. “The precise reasons for this ancient law may have been various, among them being an attempt to preserve the second marriage.” (Thompson). And give you a pleasant land, beautiful heritage of the hosts of nations?' 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" “That shameful thing, Baal hath done it (chapter 11:13; Hosea 9:10); he hath even eaten up our cattle and our children, of whom, it any be left, yet there is nothing left for them.” (Trapp). God connected disobedience to this law regarding remarriage to a defilement of the land, making it greatly polluted. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Major Prophets Minor Prophets “This verse alludes to the worship of Baal and Asherah, which included sex with temple prostitutes at hilltop shrines.” (Ryken). 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Jeremiah appointed as a prophet. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. Wisdom Literature Would not that land be greatly polluted? The Whole Bible General Epistles i. Johannine Writings God will pardon thee, and yet send thee to hell: there is a pardon with a contradiction.” (Trapp). Jeremiah Chapter 3 Lessons from the text. They not only polluted themselves, but their land, with their whoredoms and with their wickedness ( v. 2 ); for it was universal and unpunished, and so became a national sin. ii. Nevertheless, repentance only in pretense is a real phenomenon, and God knows when repentance is insincere and only for show. For I am merciful,' says the Lord; Cookie Notice: Since in the rest of the chapter God repeatedly does invite Israel to return to Him, and the thought of this return is presented in a good sense, it is best to take it as rendered in the NKJV: as a plea from God to His people for them to return to Him. Moreover the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah a second time, while he was still shut up in the court of the prison, saying, “Thus says the LORD who made it, the LORD who formed it to establish it (the LORDis His name): ‘Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’” a. but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, saith the LORD. (Jer 3:2) The depth of their depravity. But you have played the harlot with many lovers; These pleas: “Return, O backsliding children” and “For I am married to you” have great depth of feeling. ii. They were terribly wrong; their pursuit out of God’s will left them less satisfied than before. The times of ceremonial emphasis will pass away. Behold, you have spoken and done evil things, The New Testament b. Kings of Judah and during delivery time of the word of God through Jeremiah: Josiah, the son of Amon; and Jeremiah … And forgetting the Lord our God is at the bottom of all sin. 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