Jeremiah 33 Devotional Commentary

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Jeremiah 33:3

Right in the centre of Jeremiah, is a passage which prophesies of peace, prosperity, comfort, and hope for the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. National restoration, universal redemption, and the spiritual healing of both the northern and southern kingdoms are the key elements, while echoes of God's judgement on the wicked precede and follow this message of hope for Israel.

Jeremiah spent most of his life warning his people of read more...

Jeremiah 33:15

Jeremiah's clarion call to Judah was to repent of their sin and return to the Lord. The kingdom of Israel had been taken into slavery by the Assyrian nation, and the kingdom of Judah was following in the footsteps of her apostate 'sister', and much of Jeremiah's ministry was calling the nation to repent of their sin, warning of Judah's inevitable defeat at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar, and reporting on the devastating destruction of the holy city and sanctuary, read more...

Jeremiah 33:16

While the covenant given to Abraham was unconditional, the covenant God made with the children of Israel was conditional. It was dependent on the people obeying the Law given to Moses. God promised them astonishing material blessings if they were obedient to His Word, but severe punishment would result if they were rebellious. For many centuries, Israel broke their covenant with the Lord, Who graciously raised up numerous prophetic voices to warn them of impending read more...