Tag Archives: Jeremiah 12

evil neighbors

evil neighbors Jeremiah 12:14-17 (JDV) Jeremiah 12:14 This is what Yahveh says: “Concerning all my evil neighbors who attack the inheritance that I bequeathed to my people, Israel, I am about to uproot them from their land, and I will … Continue reading

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thorn harvest

thorn harvest Jeremiah 12:5-13 (JDV) Jeremiah 12:5 If you have raced with runners and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in a tranquil land, what will you do in the thickets of … Continue reading

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religious mask

religious mask Jeremiah 12:1-4 (JDV) Jeremiah 12:1 You will be righteous, Lord, even if I bring a case against you. Yet, I wish to contend with you: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are all the treacherous … Continue reading

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desolation, then compassion

Jeremiah 11:18-12:17 Jeremiah discovers that the men of Anathoth have conspired to murder him.  He is outraged, and prays that the LORD will destroy them.  Then, the LORD shows Jeremiah that Judah has done the same thing to their God.  … Continue reading

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