Text: Daniel 1:1-21 The Kingdom of God is coming! This is the primary message of Daniel throughout his life as a civil servant and prophet. Long before our Lord Jesus brought this message, Daniel was prophesying about Him and setting the stage for His coming. But before Daniel could prophesy these incredible things, he needed[…]

Text: Jeremiah 29:1-32 Jeremiah wrote a letter to people under captivity in Babylon. The letter was carried by two friends, Elasah and Gemiriah, who were highly placed in government of King Zedekiah of Judah. In Ministry you need such key people in authority. The letter was encouraging the exilees to build houses, plant gardens, eat[…]

Text: Jeremiah 28:1-17 This is more or less the continuation of Chapter 27, where Prophet Jeremiah tells Judah and the surrounding nations to submit to Babylon in order to survive the sword, famine and plague (27:13). And in this Chapter (28) , a false prophet, Hananiah, in the presence of priests and all the people,[…]

Text: Jeremiah 27:1-22 The Lord told Jeremiah to put a yoke on his neck as a symbol of subjection to the country of Babylon (v.2) . It so happened that ambassadors of the five countries, mentioned, were in Jerusalem, chiefly to persuade King Zedekiah to join them and rebel against Babylonian domination. Now Jeremiah advises[…]

Text: Jeremiah 26:16-24 It is interesting to note that the political leaders, elders, not priests stood with Jeremiah and advocated for him not to be killed, basing their reasoning on a previous prophesy of Prophet Micah, in the reign of King Hezekiah. Jeremiah is spared as key people in authority defended him; but they missed[…]

Text: Jeremiah 26:1-15 The Lord commands Jeremiah to speak harsh words to the people. The harsh words were evidence that God had instructed him not to hold back any Word (v. 2) . The prophecy was that: One: God would destroy the temple like He did to Shiloh (7:12); Two: Jerusalem would be a curse[…]

Text: Jeremiah 25: 15-38 The judgement was not only on Judah, but on all nations as mentioned in the Scripture (vv. 15-38) we have just read. Please note that prophet Jeremiah could not present this cup of judgement to all the nations mentioned; instead, in the vision he behaved as if all those nations had[…]

Text Jeremiah 25: 1-14 Every day, for twenty three years, Jeremiah had told the Israelites to repent and worship God, the Creator, but they refused (v.7). So the Lord promised them seventy years of captivity (v. 11). The Israelites neither listened to Jeremiah nor any of the other prophets sent by God (v.4) . It[…]

Text: Jeremiah 24:1-10 Jeremiah, in a vision is shown two baskets of figs: one basket had very good figs and the other had very bad figs (vv. 1-2). The interpretation of the vision was that the basket of the good figs were the exiles in Babylon preserved for God’s good purpose. It is not because[…]

Text: Jeremiah 23:23-40 In the days of Jeremiah, fake prophets were promoting dreams over the Word of God (vv.23-33) . It is true that God can reveal His truth through dreams (Num. 12:6; Joel 12:28), however, such dreams should be tested against the Word of God (Deut. 13:1-3). The dreams of these false prophets were[…]