But there is one heart change that is vital. The Future Further Reading Subject Index Scripture Index an approach to problems and situations using a degree of caution and a discerning heart. Jeremiah's message made a tremendous impression upon the Jewish exiles in Babylon. ... Central Theme of Jeremiah's prophecies. But a prophet spoke messages to the present that had future ramifications. 1:5), not a priest like his father and his grandfather. (see 6:1–7 and 8:4–10) Delivery of the message: Through what means is Amos’s message delivered to the people? This chapter contains in a nutshell all of the main themes in Jeremiah 1-24: Judah and Jerusalem are full of idolatrous Israelites who neglect the poor and vulnerable and engage in treacherous politics. And that is a heart change that we will explore this week in Jeremiah Prophesied a New Covenant. A prophet was a chosen and authorized spokesman for God who declared God's Word to the people. Jeremiah was called to be "a prophet to the nations" (Jer. The message God sent to the people via His prophet was that the people needed to return to God. (see 2:6–16 and 8:1–3) Message: What themes lie at the heart of Amos’s prophetic message? Kathleen Rochester tutors for North-Western University, South Africa, and is also involved in itinerant ministry in Asia and elsewhere. JEREMIAH’S TEMPLE SERMON JEREMIAH 7:1-8:3 (WITH A SPECIFIC FOCUS ON VERSES 1-15) OT 650 – JEREMIAH AND DANIEL MASTERS IN BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL STUDIES AMBROSE SEMINARY STEVEN PAHL CALGARY, ALBERTA JUNE 27, 2011 CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 3 A COVENANT PREACHER 5 A COVENANT REMINDER 7 UPROOTING ‘THE LIE’ 9 TEARING DOWN ‘THE LIE’ 15 … Jeremiah - Jeremiah - Prophetic vocation and message: This sketch of Jeremiah’s life portrays him as a courageous and persistent prophet who often had to endure physical suffering for his fidelity to the prophetic call. The Themes in Jeremiah 1–25 4. temperance. Being a Prophet 9. ... used symbolic actions to enhance his prophetic messages and God would also tell him what these meant to the Israelites. Part One: The Man, the Scroll, the Story, the Messages 1. The theme of choice, accompanied by persuasion (even threats) to choose the good ( 22:4-5; 25:5-6), surfaces climactically in the final meeting of Jeremiah with Zedekiah ( … The Verdict. Wrongdoing 8. It breathed new life into them, and encouraged them, for they knew exactly what they had to do. For example, it may be delivered through symbolic language, symbolic acts, oracles, or vision reports. This theme of choice for both Israel and other nations is made visual in the symbolic action of Jeremiah's wearing the yoke ( 27:1-15). The People of God 7. We often think of prophets as people who can tell the future. The Man and the Scroll 2. Reading Jeremiah Backwards 3. It compares and contrasts the books of Jeremiah and Ezekiel in six chapters. 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