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Jeremiah 3 - AMP

2 Lift up your eyes to the bare heights and see. Where have you not been adulterously lain with? By the wayside you have sat waiting for lovers , like an Arabian in the wilderness; and you have polluted the land with your vile harlotry and your wickedness (unfaithfulness and disobedience to God). 3 Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there has been no spring rain. Yet you have the brow of a prostitute; you refuse to be ashamed. 4 Have you not just now cried to Me: My Father, You were the guide and companion of my youth? 5 Will He retain His anger forever? Will He keep it to the end? Behold, you have so spoken, but you have done all the evil things you could and have had your way and have carried them through. 6 Moreover, the Lord said to me in the days of Josiah the king , Have you seen what that faithless and backsliding Israel has done--how she went up on every high hill and under every green tree and there played the harlot? 7 And I said, After she has done all these things, she will return to Me; but she did not return, and her faithless and treacherous sister Judah saw it. 8 And I saw, even though that for this very cause of committing adultery (idolatry) I had put faithless Israel away and given her a bill of divorce; yet her faithless and treacherous sister Judah was not afraid, but she also went and played the harlot . 9 And through the infamy and unseemly frivolity of Israel's whoredom , she polluted and defiled the land, committing adultery with stones and trees. 10 But in spite of all this, her faithless and treacherous sister Judah did not return to Me in sincerity and with her whole heart, but only in sheer hypocrisy , says the Lord. 11 And the Lord said to me, Backsliding and faithless Israel has shown herself less guilty than false and treacherous Judah. 12 Go and proclaim these words toward the north and say, Return, faithless Israel, says the Lord, and I will not cause My countenance to fall and look in anger upon you, for I am merciful, says the Lord; I will not keep My anger forever. 13 Only know, understand, and acknowledge your iniquity and guilt--that you have rebelled and transgressed against the Lord your God and have scattered your favors among strangers under every green tree, and you have not obeyed My voice, says the Lord. 14 Return, O faithless children , says the Lord, for I am Lord and Master and Husband to you, and I will take you --one from a city and two from a tribal family--and I will bring you to Zion. 15 And I will give you shepherds after My own heart , who will feed you with knowledge and understanding and judgment. 16 And it shall be that when you have multiplied and increased in the land in those days, says the Lord, they shall no more say, The ark of the covenant of the Lord. It shall not come to mind, nor shall they remember it, nor shall they miss or visit it, nor shall it be repaired or made again . 17 At that time they shall call Jerusalem The Throne of the Lord, and all the nations shall be gathered to it, in the renown and name of the Lord, to Jerusalem; nor shall they walk any more after the stubbornness of their own evil hearts. 18 In those days the house of Judah shall walk with the house of Israel, and together they shall come out of the land of the north to the land that I gave as an inheritance to your fathers. 19 And I thought how I would set you among My children and give you a pleasant land, a goodly heritage, the most beautiful and best among all nations! And I thought you would call Me My Father and would not turn away from following Me. 20 Surely, as a wife treacherously and faithlessly departs from her husband, so have you dealt treacherously and faithlessly with Me, O house of Israel, says the Lord. 21 A voice is heard on the bare heights, the weeping and pleading of the sons of Israel, because they have perverted their ways, they have forgotten the Lord their God. 22 Return, O faithless sons, I will heal your faithlessness. Behold, we come to You, for You are the Lord our God. 23 Truly in vain is the hope of salvation from the hills and from the tumult and noisy throng on the mountains; truly in and with the Lord our God rests the salvation of Israel. 24 for the shameful thing has consumed all for which our fathers toiled from our youth--their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters. 25 Let us lie prostrate in our shame, and let our dishonor and confusion cover us; for we have sinned against the Lord our God, we and our fathers; from our youth even to this day we have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God.

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Shared by: MELVIN NEWLAND on Jun, 2015
Summary: But yet, without those things which cause us to be thankful, here is Paul, thanking God. Maybe we can learn something from him. For what was Paul thankful? (Powerpoint Available - #188)
based on 1 rating
Views: 4,596
David Leach avatar
Are we real Christians or just pretending to be Christians?
Shared by: David Leach on Jan, 2014
Summary: Unfortunately the vast majority of those who profess Christianity are not in fact Christians but remain spiritually dead in their sins because they have not met Jesus’ one requirement to even see the Kingdom of Heaven, that is, they must be born again spiritually.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:10
Views: 2,618
Kevin L. Jones avatar
How To Get Back To God
Shared by: Kevin L. Jones on Jul, 2013
Summary: The title says it all ... A message for those who have backsliden to see how to get back to God.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:20-22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,296
Rick Pendleton avatar
The Way Back to God
Shared by: Rick Pendleton on Nov, 2012
Summary: Peter is the perfect example of how to get away from God... and how to come back.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:12-13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 888
Curry Pikkaart avatar
The Solution
Shared by: Curry Pikkaart on Jul, 2012
Summary: Perhaps it's time for us as Christians to move out of our advisory mindset and into soiling our hands in the work of transformation.
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:6-4:4
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 2,191
Jim Butcher avatar
What's Ahead For The Christian
Shared by: Jim Butcher on Feb, 2012
Summary: A look at four of the great things we can anticipate being in our future.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:16-17
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 842
Jim Butcher avatar
What Does God Expect Of His Pastors?
Shared by: Jim Butcher on Jan, 2012
Summary: A look at God's complaints about Israel's shepherds and what that means for pastors today.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:15
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 9,306
Jim Butcher avatar
Why Is Repentance Essential To Living Fully For God?
Shared by: Jim Butcher on Jan, 2012
Summary: A look at what repentace is and why it's so necessary.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:11-14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,148
T. Brent Long avatar
Forgotten But Not Gone
Shared by: T. Brent Long on Sep, 2011
Summary: Though we may forget God in our day-to-day activities, He is never gone. He awaits with forgiveness or with judgement; the choice is ours.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:21-23
Denomination: Apostolic
Views: 1,937
Donnie  Martin avatar
Shared by: Donnie Martin on Sep, 2011
Summary: Backsliding begins with a rationalization of one's behavior, and a relativistic approach to determining right and wrong in one's life. This message deals with the result of this faulty thinking, while offering the only solution to one's backslidden condit
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 2:13-3:22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 10,278
Mike Fogerson avatar
Life After Divorce
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Mar, 2011
Summary: God may hate divorce, but He does not hate divorcees.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:6-8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,245
gary wagoner avatar
I Remember You
Shared by: gary wagoner on Oct, 2009
Summary: God speaks to Israel and recalls her one time devotion.
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 2:1-3:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,304
Randy Trotter avatar
Pastor Appreciation Day 2009
Shared by: Randy Trotter on Oct, 2009
Summary: what separates a “MAN CALLED” & a “MAN DESIRING” the Ministry. A man "Desireing" can always quit, but a man "CALLED" can never get away from the call or the Ministry & feels fulfilled in life.
based on 104 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:15
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 57,787
Alan Kraft avatar
Heading in the Right Direction
Shared by: Alan Kraft on Jan, 2009
Summary: The fourth of a series of six messages concerning sexual sin. This sermon focuses on repentance and turning away from sexual sin.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:6-8
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 2,064
Alan Kraft avatar
Opening the Door to God's Mercy
Shared by: Alan Kraft on Jan, 2009
Summary: The fifth of a series of six sermons from Jeremiah on sexual sin. This message focuses on God’s mercy for those suffering in the grip of sexual sin and how to gain it for yourself.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:12-25
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 2,943
Charles McCall avatar
A pastor according to God's own heart
Shared by: Charles McCall on Jun, 2008
Summary: A God sent pastor is a pastor who is according to God’s own heart.
based on 99 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 67,931
Wayne Doyle avatar
Will God Sue America for a Divorce?
Shared by: Wayne Doyle on Nov, 2007
Summary: America has lost her way.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:1-8
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 950
Clint Shrum avatar
Characteristics Of A Backslider
Shared by: Clint Shrum on Jan, 2007
Summary: The gradual falling away from God
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:1-7
Views: 3,366
Ralph Andrus avatar
What Is Backsliding
Shared by: Ralph Andrus on Jul, 2005
Summary: The Case & Cure For Blacksliding
based on 68 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:6-18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,971
Ralph Andrus avatar
Questions About Backsliding
Shared by: Ralph Andrus on Jul, 2005
Summary: A Short Outline on questions to ask yourself about backsliding
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:6-18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,562
Jorge Alvarez avatar
Condiciones Para Ser De Bendicion
Shared by: Jorge Alvarez on Jul, 2003
Summary: Dios escogio a Israel para que fuese de bendicion a las naciones. La iglesia tendra que ser de bendicion tambien pero al cumplir ciertas condiciones. ¿Estas listo?
based on 137 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,782
Jorge Alvarez avatar
Jehova Exorta Al Arrepentimiento
Shared by: Jorge Alvarez on Jul, 2003
Summary: ¿Cual es el verdadero arrepentimiento? ¡He aqui la clave! ¿Eres ya un arrepentido? ¡Examinate!
based on 123 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:1-25
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,529
Jorge Alvarez avatar
Jehova Y La Apostacia De Israel
Shared by: Jorge Alvarez on Jun, 2003
Summary: Es un mensaje poderoso que desafia al creyente a no dejar lo que ha creido. Ademas, habla a los lideres de la iglesia, para que no se olviden de los basico del ministerio. No se dejen llevar por lo que dice la mayoria, sino agradar a Dios a pesar de ser e
based on 155 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 2:1-3:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,065
Ralf Bergmann avatar
Shared by: Ralf Bergmann on Jun, 2002
Summary: God has set the boundaries for all time, and this most certainly includes us, and we are constantly stepping over the line testing the limits He has prescribed for us. We freely worship everything and everyone except Him. And although He has arranged th
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:12-24
Denomination: *other
Views: 1,606
Rae Fitch avatar
Questions and Answers
Shared by: Rae Fitch on May, 2002
Summary: Very often the answers to life’s questions only result in still more questions.
based on 15 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 1,749
Jimmy Chapman avatar
Shared by: Jimmy Chapman on Nov, 2001
Summary: describes the salvation I desire and the Bible presents
based on 73 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,000
Clint Carr avatar
God's love for HIS people
Shared by: Clint Carr on Aug, 2001
Summary: This outline shows how God’s people hurt Him, and how God responded.
based on 52 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 4,943
Matthew Drake avatar
Scattered Under the Green Tree, and not Obeying His Voice
Shared by: Matthew Drake on May, 2001
Summary: A comparisson of how the Children of Israel had to listen to God and Modern day Christians.
based on 75 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:11-13
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,014
Russell Brownworth avatar
Harlot Mountain; Forgotten Mountain
Shared by: Russell Brownworth on Nov, 2000
Summary: A lesson from history on what America needs now, after the election
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 3:6
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 2,950