Jeremiah 4:5-31

Sermon preached on 13th January 2013  Disaster from the north and the suffering of God’s people

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Jeremiah 4:5-31 is entitled in NIV as Disaster from the North.  In chapter 1 God had given Jeremiah a vision of a boiling pot tilting away from the north.  Then He said, From the north disaster will be poured out on all who live in the land. [Jeremiah 1:14] Read more of this post

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Jeremiah 4:1-4

Sermon preached on 30th December 2012 

Circumcision knife

Circumcision knife (Photo credit: Center for Jewish History, NYC)

 

 

 

Right relationship with God was Jeremiah’s priority as he surveyed the international scene.  Judah was a tiny nation.  The Babylonian armies had been cruelly conquering one small state after another, getting ever closer to Jerusalem and Judah was threatened with extinction. Read more of this post

Jeremiah 3

Sermon preached on 25th November 2012

Repent and believe the gospel!

English: King Josiah by Julius Schnoor von Car...

English: King Josiah by Julius Schnoor von Carolsfeld (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What was the Old Testament prophet like?  Although they occasionally did strange things they were not eccentrics.    They were men (or women) of their culture and time, often educated people of standing in their community.   Their work was to interpret God’s word to their generation and call the people back to God.  Read more of this post

Jeremiah 2

Sermon preached on 18th November 2012

Forsaking God

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Chapter 2 of Jeremiah gives at least 9 little word pictures to help us understand what it is like when people / societies forsake God.  I remember a preacher saying, “When you preach a sermon, say one thing in 7 different ways, not 7 things in 1 way!”  This was very good advice and it’s what Jeremiah does in chapter 2.  Read more of this post

Jeremiah 1:11-19

Sermon preached on 11th November 2012 – Remembrance Day

Remember the LORD

Jeremiah (TV series)

Jeremiah (TV series) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today is Remembrance Day and it is good to remember those who have given their lives for others.  It is better to remember Jesus, the Son of God, who gave his life for our sins and was raised on the third day to life.

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Jeremiah 1:1-10

Sermon preached on 14th October 2012

Jeremiah: An introduction

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Is the Book of Jeremiah, which seems to be full of doom and gloom, really relevant for us today?  Well, yes it is!  But how is it relevant?

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