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Jeremiah 23 - AMP

2 Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for and feed My people: You have scattered My flock and driven them away and have not visited and attended to them; behold, I will visit and attend to you for the evil of your doings, says the Lord. 3 And I will gather the remnant of My flock out of all the countries to which I have driven them and will bring them again to their folds and pastures; and they will be fruitful and multiply. 4 And I will set up shepherds over them who will feed them. And they will fear no more nor be dismayed, neither will any be missing or lost, says the Lord. 5 Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will raise up to David a righteous Branch (Sprout), and He will reign as King and do wisely and will execute justice and righteousness in the land. 6 In His days Judah shall be saved and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is His name by which He shall be called: The Lord Our Righteousness. 7 Therefore behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when they shall no more say, As the Lord lives, Who brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt, 8 But, As the Lord lives, Who brought up and led the offspring of the house of Israel from the north country and from all the countries to which I had driven them. And they shall dwell in their own land. . 9 Concerning the prophets: My heart is broken within me, all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, a man whom wine has overcome, because of the Lord and because of His holy words . 10 For the land is full of adulterers (forsakers of God, Israel's true Husband). Because of the curse the land mourns, the pastures of the wilderness are dried up. They rush into wickedness; and their course is evil, their might is not right. 11 For both prophet and priest are ungodly and profane; even in My house have I found their wickedness, says the Lord. 12 Therefore their way will be to them like slippery paths in the dark; they will be driven on and fall into them. For I will bring evil upon them in the year of their punishment, says the Lord. 13 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied by Baal and caused My people Israel to err and go astray. 14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem a horrible thing: they commit adultery and walk in lies; they encourage and strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that none returns from his wickedness. They have all of them become to Me like Sodom, and her inhabitants like Gomorrah. 15 Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts concerning the prophets: Behold, I will feed them with wormwood and make them drink the water of gall, for from the prophets of Jerusalem profaneness and ungodliness have gone forth into all the land. 16 Thus says the Lord of hosts: Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They teach you vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility) and fill you with vain hopes; they speak a vision of their own minds and not from the mouth of the Lord. 17 They are continually saying to those who despise Me and the word of the Lord, The Lord has said: You shall have peace; and they say to everyone who walks after the stubbornness of his own mind and heart, No evil shall come upon you. 18 For who among them has stood in the council of the Lord, that he should perceive and hear His word? Who has marked His word and has heard it? 19 Behold, the tempest of the Lord has gone forth in wrath, a whirling tempest; it shall whirl and burst upon the heads of the wicked. 20 The anger of the Lord shall not turn back until He has executed and accomplished the thoughts and intents of His mind and heart. In the latter days you shall consider and understand it perfectly. 21 I did not send these prophets, yet they ran; I did not speak to them, yet they prophesied. 22 But if they had stood in My council, then they would have caused My people to hear My words, then they would have turned them from their evil way and from the evil of their doings. 23 Am I a God at hand, says the Lord, and not a God afar off? 24 Can anyone hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? says the Lord. Do not I fill heaven and earth? says the Lord. 25 I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy lies in My name, saying, I have dreamed, I have dreamed . 26 How long yet shall it be in the minds of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, even the prophets of the deceit of their own hearts, 27 Who think that they can cause My people to forget My name by their dreams which every man tells to his neighbor, just as their fathers forgot My name because of Baal? 28 The prophet who has a dream, let him tell his dream; but he who has My word, let him speak My word faithfully. What has straw in common with wheat ? says the Lord. 29 Is not My word like fire ? says the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks in pieces the rock ? 30 Therefore behold, I am against the prophets, says the Lord, who steal My words from one another . 31 Behold, I am against the prophets, says the Lord, who use their tongues and say, Thus says the Lord. 32 Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, says the Lord, and tell them and cause My people to err and go astray by their lies and by their vain boasting and recklessness--when I did not send them or command them; nor do they profit these people at all, says the Lord. 33 And when these people, or a prophet or a priest, ask you, What is the burden of the Lord ? then you shall say to them, What burden ! And I will disburden Myself of you and I will cast you off, says the Lord. 34 And as for the prophet, the priest, or the people, whoever says, The burden of the Lord, I will even visit in wrath and punish that man and his house. 35 thus shall you say every one to his neighbor and every one to his brother: What has the Lord answered? or, What has the Lord spoken? 36 But the burden of the Lord you must mention no more, for every man's burden is his own response and word ; for you pervert the words of the living God, the Lord of hosts, our God! 37 Thus shall you say to the prophet: What has the Lord answered you? Or, What has the Lord spoken? 38 But if you say, The burden of the Lord, therefore thus says the Lord: Because you said these words, The burden of the Lord, when I sent to you, saying, You shall not say, The burden of the Lord, 39 Therefore behold, I, even I, will assuredly take you up and cast you away from My presence, you and the city which I gave to you and to your fathers. 40 And I will bring an everlasting reproach upon you and a perpetual shame which will not be forgotten.

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William Nickoley avatar
An Important Hebrew Name of God
Shared by: William Nickoley on Feb, 2017
Summary: The Bible reveals many different variations of God’s name to reveal more to us about who He is! Yahweh-Tsidkenu is a name central to our relationship with God.
Sam McCormick avatar
The Harvest Home
Shared by: Sam McCormick on Dec, 2016
Summary: The Harvest Home is a grand celebration. The expression is not found in the bible, but the principle is.
Kenneth Sauer avatar
"Who We are Under the King"
Shared by: Kenneth Sauer on Nov, 2016
Summary: A sermon for Christ the King Sunday about what it means to be Church.
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:1-6
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 77
Jordan Muck avatar
Week 1 – The Candle of Anticipation
Shared by: Jordan Muck on Sep, 2016
Summary: 24 Days Until Christmas
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:5-8
Views: 325
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
A Shepherd Oracle
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Aug, 2016
Summary: Bad shepherds versus the Righteous Branch.
Jeff Strite avatar
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Shared by: Jeff Strite on Dec, 2015
Summary: Jeremiah declared that Jesus would be a King, a righteous branch, and our righteousness. What do those titles mean to us and what is it about Jesus that would give us comfort and joy?
Paul Basehore avatar
The Truth about Christmas Carols
Shared by: Paul Basehore on Dec, 2015
Summary: Jesus is the reason for the season, and because of that everything about this season can point back to Him in some way.
Shawn miller avatar
Jehovah Tsidkenu
Shared by: Shawn miller on Sep, 2015
Summary: Jehovah Tsidkenu The LORD our Righteousness. A look at how Jesus' did enough for all of us. He is our righteousness
Bob Faulkner avatar
The Spirit and today's changing leadership
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Sep, 2015
Summary: There is more and more talk about the Spirit in our day, and a shifting of emphasis upon what makes a spiritual leader.
K. Edward Skidmore avatar
Shared by: K. Edward Skidmore on Dec, 2014
Summary: This sermon deals with the faith and faithful life of the prophet, Jeremiah who warned the kingdom of Judah what their wayward actions were about to bring upon the nation. There are 3 lessons about faith from Jeremiah's example.
Series: The Story
John McCormack avatar
Shared by: John McCormack on Jan, 2014
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 370
bala samson avatar
False Prophets
Shared by: bala samson on Jul, 2013
Summary: Satan wants the believers never to grow spiritually but believe in his lie. Beware!
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:15
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 598
Sylvester Fergusson avatar
An Awesome God
Shared by: Sylvester Fergusson on Feb, 2013
Summary: God is awesome, magnificent, undiscribable. THe words we use can only describe a fraction of what God is and even that is unbelievable.
Denomination: Adventist
Views: 1,365
Christopher Martin avatar
Sheherds, Sheep and the Good Shepherd"
Shared by: Christopher Martin on Aug, 2012
Summary: A Sermon for Proper 11, Series B preached 7/22/2012 as a guest speaker at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Estherville, Iowa. Redeemer was in the midst of a pastoral vacancy at the time I preached this sermon.
Daren Mitchell avatar
Jesus is the Boss
Shared by: Daren Mitchell on Aug, 2012
Summary: Everybody has a boss. We all know what it means to have a boss. One of the churchy words we use is the word, “Lord”. I don’t think that we have a really good understanding of that word, simply because it’s not a word we use in everyday vernacular
William R. Nabaza avatar
Disaster on the Leaders
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jul, 2012
Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Is your church a disaster? Trace the cause from the leaders. II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Church Pastors III. OBJECTIVES: To prove that GOD sends disasters on the shepherds/leaders of the church if that church leader destroyed and sc
Jonathan McLeod avatar
The Promise of the Righteous Branch
Shared by: Jonathan McLeod on Dec, 2011
Summary: Jesus is the King we need.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,174
Sterling Franklin avatar
Where is Jesus Foretold in the Old Testament?
Shared by: Sterling Franklin on Jun, 2011
Summary: The prophets longed to see how and when the Messiah would be revealed, and yet God gave them glimpses of various attributes. This is a survey of a handful of these glimpses, and the beauty is that the Gospel is fully available for us through Jesus today!
Donald McCulley avatar
On Politicians and Preachers
Shared by: Donald McCulley on Dec, 2010
Summary: In Jeremiah’s day much of the confusion, corruption, and chaos can be traced back to two classes.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 21:1-23:40
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,988
Rodelio Mallari avatar
Shared by: Rodelio Mallari on Dec, 2010
Summary: People of today still dream of impossible dreams. The impossible dreams we refer have nothing to do with dreams like becoming prosperous, owning a house, or becoming rich and famous. There are at least seven dreams that will never come true now or forever
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:32-29:8
Denomination: *other
Views: 1,125
L Lee avatar
Jehovah-Tsidqenu (The Lord our Righteousness)
Shared by: L Lee on Sep, 2010
Summary: The Bible refers to God by different names and each one reveals some aspect of His character and His relationship with us.
Series: Names of God
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:6
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 1,223
D Parker avatar
His Presence Provides Hope
Shared by: D Parker on Aug, 2010
Summary: A look at God's wrath... as seen in the Old Testament,... yet... not in the nromal manner
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:16-29
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 724
Timm Meyer avatar
Our Good Shepherd Is Christ the King
Shared by: Timm Meyer on Dec, 2009
Summary: End Time Last / Christ the King (C) - Our good Shepherd is Christ our King. Our good Shepherd gathers his flock. Christ our King is our righteousness.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:2-6
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 1,116
Emile Wolfaardt avatar
Revive Us As Our Righteousness - Revive Us Part 3
Shared by: Emile Wolfaardt on May, 2009
Summary: PowerPoint slides freely available by emailing Emile@Wolfaardt.com) Positioning ourselves where God can powerfully revive our hearts.
Series: Revive Us
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:6
Denomination: *other
Views: 958
Ed Vasicek avatar
The Wise Messiah-King
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Apr, 2009
Summary: Jesus Christ is not only the Messiah King of Israel, He is the Savior of the all who believe and the source of the believer’s righteousness before God.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:5-6
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 1,156
Tim HBC avatar
The LORD Our Righteousness
Shared by: Tim HBC on Oct, 2008
Summary: How the wonderful Messiah-God Name, ’Yahweh-Tsidkenu’, speaks to us today.
Series: Names of God
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:1-8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,622
Ed Vasicek avatar
A Time to Understand
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Oct, 2000
Summary: Jeremiah addresses some major themes; this themes are key, they help us relate to God, the evening news, and our personal lives. Life is RICHER if you understand God, His faithfulness, and His direction for us as individuals
based on 40 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 476
Joe Rowland avatar
A Place of Service Part 2
Shared by: Joe Rowland on Oct, 2008
Summary: My Job as a Pastor is to serve others. God uses me a lot by giving me dreams. Some Pastors are afraid to talk about dreams that come from God. If a young lady would not have heard me talking about dreams her mom might have went to Hell.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:28-29
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 454
allan kircher avatar
Are we sparks, flames, or fires?
Shared by: allan kircher on Jun, 2008
Summary: Refinement is a process. My word is like fire declares the Lord. Were are you at in your walk?
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:28-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,817
Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson avatar
The LORD is our Righteousness
Shared by: Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Nov, 2007
Summary: This sermon is based on Jeremiah 23:1-6 and emphasises the prophetic oracle being fulfilled in Jesus our Messiah-King.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:1-6
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 3,660