Jeremiah Part 15
Jerusalem was surrounded
Zedekiah suddenly became religious (Jer 21:2)
What is so special about “an outstretched hand and a strong arm”? (Deut 5:15)
He shall not spare them, neither have pity, nor have mercy (Jer 21:7)
Did God send him?
Verse 8 speaks about salvation. Compare with Deut 30:15-20.
Can we by leaving “Jerusalem” save ourselves? (Jer 21:9)
Compare with Jer 13:18-19, 17:27
2. The parable of Ezek 15:6-8
As a wild vine is appointed to be burned, so is Jerusalem destined for destruction.
3. The parable of Ezek 20;45-48
The explanation of this parable is in Ezek 21:1-15