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Jeremiah and Lamentations

Author: J Daniel Hays
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Books, [2016]
Series: Teach the text commentary series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jeremiah and Lamentations showcase a dark time in Judah's history, before and during the exile to Babylon. Here is insightful commentary to help the modern reader and teacher understand and apply these important but often neglected portions of Scripture. Jeremiah brings God's indictment against the people for repeated and egregious covenant violations. This is accompanied by a call to repentance that, if left  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hays, J. Daniel, 1953-
Jeremiah and Lamentations.
Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Books, 2016
(DLC) 2015042412
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Daniel Hays
ISBN: 9780801092121 0801092124
OCLC Number: 913557456
Description: xiv, 374 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction to Jeremiah --
Jeremiah 1:1-19 : the call of Jeremiah --
Jeremiah 2:1-37 : the unfaithful bride : Jeremiah 3:1-4:4 : God calls his unfaithful bride to return --
Jeremiah 4:5-31 : the coming Babylonian invasion --
Jeremiah 5:1-31 : deserved judgment --
Jeremiah 6:1-30 : the vision of Jerusalem under siege --
Jeremiah 7:1-8:3 : the temple and false religion --
Jeremiah 8:4-9:11 : deceit, deceivers, and the just consequences --
Jeremiah 9;12-26 : wailing women and the character of God --
Jeremiah 10:1-25 : will you follow the all-powerful God or ridiculous human-constructed idols? --
Jeremiah 11:1-17 : the broken covenant --
Jeremiah 11:18-12:6 : facing persecution --
Jeremiah 12:7-17 : the broken relationship and the agony of God --
Jeremiah 13:1-27 : shame and judgement for trusting in "the lie" --
Jeremiah 14:1-16 : following false prophets can be fatal --
Jeremiah 14:17-15:9 : the limits of old covenant intercession --
Jeremiah 15:10-21 : dealing with discouragement --
Jeremiah 16:1-21 : weddings, funerals, and the future multinational new exodus --
Jeremiah 17:1-27 : in whom do you trust? --
Jeremiah 18:1-23 : the plans of the great potter --
Jeremiah 19:1-15 : Jerusalem to be shattered like a clay pot --
Jeremiah 20:1-28 : the cost of being a prophet of God --
Jeremiah 21;1-14 : help you? I'm going to attack you! --
Jeremiah 22:1-12 : justice in the palace? --
Jeremiah 22:13-30 : the king, injustices, and knowing God --
Jeremiah 23: 1-8 : the righteous shepherd is coming --
Jeremiah 23:9-40 : the grim consequences of false prophecy --
Jeremiah 24:1-10 : good figs, with hearts to know God --
Jeremiah 25:1-14 : seventy years for Judah and for Babylon --
Jeremiah 25:15-38 : the nations drink the cups of God's wrath --
Jeremiah 26:1-24 : God's prophets on trial --
Jeremiah 27:1-22 : false prophets and the sovereignty of God --
Jeremiah 28:1-17 : the devastating results of false prophecy --
Jeremiah 29:1-32 : God's plans for his exiled people --
Jeremiah 30:1-24 : the promise of restoration --
Jeremiah 31:1-26 : love, redemption, and joy --
Jeremiah 31:27-40 : the glorious new covenant --
Jeremiah 32:1-44 : hope and the purchase of a field --
Jeremiah 33:1-26 : cleansing, forgiveness, and the coming Davidic king --
Jeremiah 34:1-22 : contrasting covenants and faithfulness --
Jeremiah 35:1-19 : a lesson in faithfulness and obedience --
Jeremiah 36:1-32 : can the word of God be destroyed? --
Jeremiah 37:1-21 : the prophet in prison --
Jeremiah 38:1-28 : Ebed-Melek saves Jeremiah's life --
Jeremiah 39:1-18 : the king and the Cushite : who will be saved? --
Jeremiah 40:1-43:7 : rejecting a second chance --
Jeremiah 43:8-45:5 : the foolishness of rejecting God's gracious second change --
Jeremiah 46:1-28 : judgment and salvation --
Jeremiah 47:1-49:39 : judgment on the nations --
Jeremiah 50:1-51:64 : the end of Babylon and the future of Israel --
Jeremiah 52:1-34 : the end of Jerusalem, yet hope for the future --
Introduction to Lamentations --
Lamentations 1:1-22 : no comfort for the grieving widow Jerusalem --
Lamentations 2:1-22 : the anger of God --
Lamentations 3:1-66 : the faithfulness of God in the midst of judgment --
Lamentations 4:1-22 : sin and its tragic consequences for children --
Lamentations 5:1-22 : woe to us, for we have sinned.
Series Title: Teach the text commentary series.
Responsibility: J. Daniel Hays ; Mark L. Strauss and John H. Walton, general editors ; Kevin and Sherry Harney, associate editors ; Dann Stouten, contributing writer.

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This concise, carefully organized commentary for pastors presents biblical scholarship to inform authoritative expository preaching and teaching. Each chapter includes the big idea, key themes, and  Read more...
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