And in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-fifth day of the month, Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the year that he became king, graciously freed Jehoiachin king of Judah and brought him out of prison. And he spoke kindly to him, and gave … More Graciously freed
October 21 Jeremiah 52 (ESV) The Fall of Jerusalem Recounted 52:1 Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king; and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. 2 And he did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, according to all that Jehoiakim had … More October 21 Jeremiah 52
You are my hammer and weapon of war: with you I break nations in pieces; with you I destroy kingdoms; with you I break in pieces the horse and his rider; with you I break in pieces the chariot and the charioteer; with you I break in pieces man and woman; with you I break … More He chooses and uses the hammers He pleases.
October 20 Jeremiah 51 (ESV) The Utter Destruction of Babylon 51:1 Thus says the Lord: “Behold, I will stir up the spirit of a destroyer against Babylon, against the inhabitants of Leb-kamai,  2 and I will send to Babylon winnowers, and they shall winnow her, and they shall empty her land, when they come against her from … More October 20 Jeremiah 51
“In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there shall be none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be found: for I will pardon them whom I reserve” (Jeremiah 50:20). Charles H Spurgeon, in “Faith’s Checkbook” A glorious word indeed! … More Perfect pardon from the God of pardons
October 19 Jeremiah 50 (ESV) Judgment on Babylon 50:1 The word that the Lord spoke concerning Babylon, concerning the land of the Chaldeans, by Jeremiah the prophet: 2 “Declare among the nations and proclaim, set up a banner and proclaim, conceal it not, and say: ‘Babylon is taken, Bel is put to shame, Merodach is dismayed. Her … More October 19 Jeremiah 50
The word which Jeremiah the prophet commanded Seraiah the son of Neriah, son of Mahseiah, when he went with Zedekiah king of Judah to Babylon, in the fourth year of his reign. Seraiah was the quartermaster. [That is, Seraiah went down to Babylon as an ambassador from Judah.] Jeremiah wrote in a book all the … More God is adequate for all our enemies
October 18 Jeremiah 49 (ESV) Judgment on Ammon 49:1 Concerning the Ammonites. Thus says the Lord: “Has Israel no sons? Has he no heir? Why then has Milcom dispossessed Gad, and his people settled in its cities? 2 Therefore, behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will cause the battle cry to be heard … More October 18 Jeremiah 49
Moab shall be destroyed and be no longer a people, because he magnified himself against the Lord. Jeremiah 48:42 Let them be put to shame and disappointed altogether who rejoice at my calamity! Let them be clothed with shame and dishonor who magnify themselves against me! Psalm 35:26 WHO and HOW do YOU magnify? John … More Two kinds of magnifying…get it right!
October 17 Jeremiah 47-48 (ESV) Judgment on the Philistines 47:1 The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines, before Pharaoh struck down Gaza. 2 “Thus says the Lord: Behold, waters are rising out of the north, and shall become an overflowing torrent; they shall overflow the land and all that fills … More October 17 Jeremiah 47-48