JEREMIAH CHAPTER 9

This entry is part 9 of 48 in the series Jeremiah

– Part 1 –

JEREMIAH’S REACTION TO THE SINS OF HIS PEOPLE

Should Christians Be Affected by The Sins of The World, Even Though They Don’t Participate ?

1. Sorrow over the wages of sin on others. (Jer. 9:1)
A. Jesus did. Luke 19:41 & Mark 14:34
B. We should. (Save with compassion.) Jude 1:22

2. Desire to flee from the evil of others.  (Jer. 9:2)
– David. Psalm 55:6

3. Honest assessment of the sins of others. Jer. 9:4
**The final stage of moral depravity.
– No one can be trusted. Micah 7:5
Yet they trust lying words. (Jer. 7:4,8)
– People will be sneaky (subtle).
– Neighbors slander one another. Num. 14:36
– People deceive one another. 2 Tim. 3:13
*(The key to modern advertising)
– Teach themselves how to lie. 1 Tim. 9-10
– Weary themselves to commit iniquity. Matt. 24:12

– Part 2 –
WHAT GOD WILL DO WHEN PEOPLE TURN AGAINST HIM

Can God Get Angry At His Own People, and Bring Serious Judgement To Them ? Yes !! Rev. 3:16

1. I will melt them and test them. (Jer. 9:7)
A. None can stand against the heat of God’s wrath. Nahum 1:6, Rev. 6:17
B. Greatest wrath yet to come. Matt. 3:7
– Believers saved from it through the blood of Christ. 1 Thess. 1:10

2. I will visit them and avenge my soul. (Jer. 9:9)
A. It is a time of assessment. Luke 19:44, Gen. 19:21-22
B. God’s visitation can be a blessing. Job 10:12
C. Can be a time of judgement. Micah 7:4

3. I will bring saddening destruction. (Jer. 9:10-11)
A. God can use men to accomplish this. Haggai 2:22, 1 Sam. 5:9-11
Isaiah 13:6

B. Doesn’t have to be so. Psalm 103:4

4. I will feed them wormwood and gall. (Jer. 9:15)
*Deut. 29:18 “Bitterness”

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