Pharaoh’s army had (apparently) frightened the Chaldeans away, and king Zedekiah though surely now Jeremiah would prophesy good news. No deal. God’s truth is God’s truth, no matter what is happening. Jeremiah knew that Jerusalem was doomed. Call him a liar, put him in prison, beat him – it does not matter. He would not forsake his message.
LORD, give us the courage to stay true to our convictions regardless of the circumstances.