The Life of Jeremiah

Jeremiah was a prophet of God who lived during a time of great turmoil in Judah. He was called by God to be a voice of warning to the people, but they refused to listen. As a result, Jeremiah experienced a lot of persecution. But he remained faithful to God and continued to proclaim His message, even in the midst of adversity.

Jeremiah in the Bible:

“The word of the LORD came to me:” (Jeremiah 1:4)

“‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart;'” (Jeremiah 1:5)

“‘I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.'” (Jeremiah 1:5)

“The LORD said to me:” (Jeremiah 1:7)

“‘Do not say, “I am only a child.” You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you.'” (Jeremiah 1:7)

“‘Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,’ declares the LORD.” (Jeremiah 1:8)

“‘See, today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant.'” (Jeremiah 1:10)

“The word of the LORD came to me:” (Jeremiah 2:1)

“‘Go and proclaim in the hearing of Jerusalem that this is what the LORD says: “‘I remember the devotion of your youth, how as a bride you loved me and followed me in the wilderness,”‘” (Jeremiah 2:2)

“‘Was not Israel my firstborn son?’ The LORD declares. ‘Was not Ephraim my firstborn?'” (Jeremiah 31:9)

“The days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will plant the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the offspring of humans and with the offspring of animals.” (Jeremiah 31:27)

“In those days people will no longer say, ‘The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.'” (Jeremiah 31:29)