Tag Archives: Jeremiah 20

burning words

burning words Jeremiah 20:7-18 (JDV) Jeremiah 20:7 You deceived me, Lord, and I was deceived. You seized me and prevailed. I am a laughingstock all the time; everyone ridicules me. Jeremiah 20:8 Because whenever I speak, I cry out, I … Continue reading

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from freedom to terror

from freedom to terror Jeremiah 20:1-6 (JDV) Jeremiah 20:1 Pashhur, son of Immer, the priest, and chief official in the temple of Yahveh, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things. Jeremiah 20:2 So Pashhur had the prophet Jeremiah beaten and put him … Continue reading

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an unappreciated truth

Jeremiah 20 Jeremiah knew what it was like to proclaim the word of the LORD among a people who have rejected it.  Because he spoke an unappreciated truth, he was shamefully and violently treated by the very people who should … Continue reading

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