Books & Chapters
Jeremiah 35 - NIV
1 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord during the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah:
2 “Go to the Rekabite family and invite them to come to one of the side rooms of the house of the Lord and give them wine to drink.”
3 So I went to get Jaazaniah son of Jeremiah, the son of Habazziniah, and his brothers and all his sons—the whole family of the Rekabites.
4 I brought them into the house of the Lord, into the room of the sons of Hanan son of Igdaliah the man of God. It was next to the room of the officials, which was over that of Maaseiah son of Shallum the doorkeeper.
5 Then I set bowls full of wine and some cups before the Rekabites and said to them, “Drink some wine.”
7 Also you must never build houses, sow seed or plant vineyards; you must never have any of these things, but must always live in tents. Then you will live a long time in the land where you are nomads.’
8 We have obeyed everything our forefather Jehonadab son of Rekab commanded us. Neither we nor our wives nor our sons and daughters have ever drunk wine
9 or built houses to live in or had vineyards, fields or crops.
10 We have lived in tents and have fully obeyed everything our forefather Jehonadab commanded us.
12 Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah, saying:
13 “This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Go and tell the people of Judah and those living in Jerusalem, ‘Will you not learn a lesson and obey my words?’ declares the Lord.
14 ‘Jehonadab son of Rekab ordered his descendants not to drink wine and this command has been kept. To this day they do not drink wine, because they obey their forefather’s command. But I have spoken to you again and again, yet you have not obeyed me.
15 Again and again I sent all my servants the prophets to you. They said, “Each of you must turn from your wicked ways and reform your actions; do not follow other gods to serve them. Then you will live in the land I have given to you and your ancestors.” But you have not paid attention or listened to me.
16 The descendants of Jehonadab son of Rekab have carried out the command their forefather gave them, but these people have not obeyed me.’
17 “Therefore this is what the Lord God Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘Listen! I am going to bring on Judah and on everyone living in Jerusalem every disaster I pronounced against them. I spoke to them, but they did not listen; I called to them, but they did not answer.’”
18 Then Jeremiah said to the family of the Rekabites, “This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘You have obeyed the command of your forefather Jehonadab and have followed all his instructions and have done everything he ordered.’
19 Therefore this is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘Jehonadab son of Rekab will never fail to have a descendant to serve me.’”
Sermons on Jeremiah 35
Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Feb 15, 2011
A look at the obscure Old Testament daddy Jonadab, and the blessing given to his descendents.
Introduction: A Opening Illustration B Jonadab lived in a period of Israel’s history that should ring familiar with modern America & Western Church. 1 King Ahab & his queen, Jezebel, had turned the nation of Israel away from the God of their fathers, steering it down a course of ...read more
Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 25, 2009
If you were pressed to compromise your convictions or the commitments you have made to God would you have the courage to stand by those commitments and your convictions? The Rechabites provide an example for us to follow.
COMMITMENT ON TRIAL JEREMIAH 35:1-11 Introduction: If you were pressed to compromise your convictions or the commitments you have made to God would you have the courage to stand by those commitments and your convictions? Dan Yeary in “Proclaim” speaks of those who make commitments that are only ...read more
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 23, 2009
Jeremiah’s experience with the Rechabites shaped his message on fatherhood and guidance. We need to renew our commitment to parenting and to responding to parental guidance.
I guess every teenager grapples with who he is. For me, a 17-year-old, away from home and “on my own” at college, I was ever so much “smarter” than I am today and certainly “much smarter” than my own father who had attended college and seminary on a “catch as catch can” basis and had no degree to ...read more
Contributed by Curtis Rowe on Aug 5, 2008
Disciplines which contribute to Godly success.
Wisdom for Successful Living Jeremiah 35 The Rechabites were descendents of Moses father-in-law Jethro. They were God-fearing people with a strong testimony in Israel. As we saw last week, the newly anointed king Jehu chose Jonadab the son of Rechab to ride with him in his chariot as he ...read more
Contributed by Fredric Lozo on Jan 3, 2005
This Sermon is #23 from Rev. Andrew Lee’s SERMONS published in 1803 by Isaiah Thomas, Jr. at Lisbon, Connecticut.
INTRODUCTION: The entire book Andrew’s Lee’s Sermons is available free at Project Gutenberg as e-Text #15031. SERMON XXIII. The Blessing of God on Filial Piety. Jeremiah xxxv.19. "Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, Jonadab, the son of Rechab, shall not ...read more