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Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures
Jeremiah 23

 

 

Verses 1-40

Jeremiah 23:1 Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:1Scripture Reference- Note a similar verse:

Ezekiel 34:2, "Son of Prayer of Manasseh , prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto the shepherds; Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks?"

Jeremiah 23:23-25Comments- Jeremiah 23:24-25 reveals one aspect of God's divine character as being omnipresent, that Isaiah , He is present everywhere. Jeremiah 2:25 reveals another aspect of God's character as being omniscient, or all-knowing.

Jeremiah 23:29 Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Jeremiah 23:29Scripture References- Note:

Matthew 21:44, "And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder."

 


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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Jeremiah 23:4". Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ghe/jeremiah-23.html. 2013.

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Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
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