Text: Jeremiah 9:13-26The Lord is telling Judah that she should not boast in wisdom, might and riches but in knowing God (vv. 23-24). It is only through knowing God that Judah and Jerusalem could be saved. Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD…. (Psalm 33:12, NKJV). To know the Lord means that you[…]

Text: Jeremiah 8:13-22.As a true prophet, Jeremiah does not rejoice as his prophecies came to pass.Instead, he feels for the people that have refused to repent (vv. 18-19). In fact, he saw seasons in and seasons out yet he did not see the relief of his people (vv. 20-21). The region was known for perfumes[…]

Text: Jeremiah 8:1-12 The Lord promises to expose the bones of the Kings of Judah, the princes, the priests, the prophets and of the inhabitants of Jerusalem because of their idol worship (v. 1). It was a custom in those days that the conquering army would destroy and ransack tombs to get treasures but also[…]

Text: Jeremiah 7:1-15 This Chapter introduces us to Jeremiah’s first temple sermon (v.2); the second one will be in chapter 26. God’s anger is aroused by the sins mentioned in vv.6, 19 and where His temple has become a den of thieves (v.11). The people are relying on the words of false prophets; that God[…]

Text: Jeremiah 6:16-30 God used Jeremiah to test His children to find out if they are truly His children just as one tests to determine a good metal (v.27). Unfortunately they had hardened their hearts and they could no longer pass the test. This sin had turned them into impure silver, they were bronze and[…]

Text: Jeremiah 6:1-15 The Lord is concerned about the inhabitants of Jerusalem. Despite His warning to them, no one cares and no one delights in His Word any more (v.10). The prophets and priests of the day are also greedy (v.13). This applies to us today. You observe how some of the “pastors” are twisting[…]

Text: Jeremiah 5:17-31 The Lord, through Prophet Jeremiah reveals the source of riches of Israel: corruption (vv. 27-28). Everyone including prophets, priests, and the citizens who approve of institutionalized corrupt practices (vv. 30-31) contributed to the riches of Israel. This is the situation in our beloved country, Uganda. Many claim to know God through His[…]

Text: Jeremiah 5:1-16 The city of Jerusalem was so sinful that not a single person was righteous enough to stand in the gap. It was a norm for the people and their leaders to refuse to repent (vv. 1-3) as it was in Sodom (Gen. 18:22-26). Only in Christ can you stand in the gap[…]

Text: Jeremiah 4:1-16. You can come back to the Lord only when you genuinely turn away from your sins by embracing the righteousness of Jesus Christ, justice and truth (v. 1-2). Israel is told to break up the fallow ground and to circumcise their hearts as signs of genuine and sincere repentance (v. 3-4). True[…]

Text: Jeremiah 3:1-13 The Lord through Prophet Jeremiah is inviting Judah to repent and come back to Him (v. 12). They will genuinely repent if they will first acknowledge their iniquity (v. 13). This call of repentance applies to us as a nation. We have abandoned God as His Word no longer has meaning for[…]