Jeremiah: The Sweeping Prophet In The Bible

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Jeremiah commonly referred to as the weeping prophet is considered to be a main prophet in the Bible. If we evaluate his Book in the Bible, we can identify that he is different in many ways from other celebrated Prophets. The paper evaluates his association with God and the various revelations he has made.
1. Jeremiah made an important prophesy that the land of Jerusalem will be under the army of Babylonian. However the authorities of the King’s court and Pashur who was the head cleric, strived to prove to the King Zedekiah so as to punish Jeremiah with a death sentence, since he was dispiriting the army as well as the public. The King however told that he will not act against them. As a result of this, Zedekiah’s army caught Jeremiah and …show more content…

The Bible says about Jeremiah delivering many prophecies that were followed by representational deeds or allegories. An act by Jeremiah involved a linen girdle (as seen in Jeremiah 13:1-11), yet another act involved a potter at his wheel, and Jeremiah used the earthen bottle used by potters (as seen in Jeremiah 19-20). However, it was an act that he performed allegorically so as to explain the God as a creator who creates this universe as the potter does with the pot. Jeremiah also wrapped himself in a yoke (As seen in Jeremiah 27-28.) H then gave the yoke to the kings nearby the state of Israel. This was done as a note to surrender to the supremacy of the true king of the nation of Babylon. The acts are important because, Jeremiah was a living spectator of the representative acts that he performed. Jeremiah was flexible like the soft clay on a potter’s wheel. He thus physically wore the yoke of Jesus Christ as part of his role as a prophet before Jew …show more content…

During the time of Jeremiah, he got actively occupied in the political and spiritual activities of a critical age in the history of olden Near East regions. His religious guidance helped his associates to endure disasters including the fall of Jerusalem and its conquest by the Babylon Army in 586 BC. Many of the Judaeans had to exile to Babylonia. It was truly a transition age in all aspects. The fall and disintegration of the great Assyrian empire, and its culture which was prominent for more than two centuries also added to this transition. The power in the new system was with newly formed Babylonian empire, headed by the Chaldean rule whose top renowned ruler was Nebuchadrezzar. Jeremiah kept on saying about the importance of repentance than most other prominent prophets. He asked people to move away from doing evil practices and worshipping idols and fake gods. He preached them to return and to be loyal to Yahweh the real

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