Jeremiah Part 12
this in all the gates of Jerusalem (Jer. 17:19)
And proclaim it also to the kings
of Judah (Jer. 17:20)
no burden on the Sabbath Day (Jer. 17:21)
And do not bring it in by the gates
of Jerusalem for the sake of your souls.
the Sabbath Day, as I commanded your fathers (Jer.17:22)
But they obeyed Me not (Jer.17:23)
is My promise: If you bring no burden through the gates of Jerusalem and
you hallow the Sabbath Day (Jer.17:24), then shall this city remain
people from the plain, and from the mountains, and from the South shall
continually bring burnt offerings and sacrifices to the house of the Lord
in Jerusalem. (Jer.17:26)
- But if
you do not listen to Me, but you bear burdens through the gates of
Jerusalem on the Sabbath Day, then I shall kindle a fire that shall
destroy Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched (Jer.17:27)
- Q: Do
kings carry burdens when they enter Jerusalem? (Jer.17:20)
Do kings habitually carry burdens
on the Sabbath Day? (Jer.17:22)
God offer here a works gospel? (Jer.17:24-27)
Would it not have been a disaster
if Jerusalem had continued to exist?
this heavy emphasis on carrying burdens through the gates of Jerusalem?
Why did God promise that they would
exist “forever”, if He plans to end it all at Judgment Day?
Sabbath Day was part of the ceremonial law. (Lev.23:1-3)
What was the Sabbath Day pointing
to? (Ex.20:11, Deut.5:15)
Why is the Sabbath Day in the 10
Commandments? (Deut.5:2-3, Matt.22:35-40)
I am the Lord that doth sanctify
The wickedness of Israel was (and
is) that they violated this principle.