Summary: To show that the LORD can grant rest/peace to us and unrest/turmoil to our enemies at the same time. He is our Lawyer in the court room where He is also our Judge.
Can the LORD quiver with great anger and great fear? YES.
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that the LORD can grant rest/peace to us and unrest/turmoil to our enemies at the same time. He is our Lawyer in the court room where He is also our Judge.
Jeremiah 50:34 (Amplified Bible)
50:34 Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of hosts is His name. He will surely and thoroughly plead their case and defend their cause, that He may give rest to [the land of Israel and to the Babylonian-enslaved nations of] the earth, but unrest to the inhabitants of Babylon.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS, for Our Redeemer is You and You're Strong, You have pleaded our case, defended our cause, given rest to us and unrest to our enemies. You have quivered my enemies with great turmoil, great fear and great anger making them unhealthy and shortening their life span.
Our Redeemer is strong - Rest and unrest
A. Author: Jeremiah - the weeping prophet or lamenting prophet
B. Date written: 627 - 580 B.C.
C. Purpose: To declare GOD's judgement upon His people, to call them to repentance and spiritual restoration
D. To whom written: Judah
E. Main Themes: backsliding, bondage, Jew's restoration
F. Keyword: heart
Jeremiah 2:19 (Amplified Bible)
2:19 Your own wickedness shall chasten and correct you, and your backslidings and desertion of faith shall reprove you. Know therefore and recognize that this is an evil and bitter thing: [first,] you have forsaken the Lord your God; [second,] you are indifferent to Me and the fear of Me is not in you, says the Lord of hosts.
Jeremiah 31:33 (Amplified Bible)
31:33 But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel: After those days, says the Lord, I will put My law within them, and on their hearts will I write it; and I will be their God, and they will be My people.
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Our Redeemer will plead our case and defend our cause
"Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of hosts is His name. He will surely and thoroughly plead their case and defend their cause,"
Redeemer is "gaal" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to redeem
2. be the next of kin
3. buy back a relative's property
4. avenger, deliver, ransom, purchase, revenger
Plead is "ryb rub" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to toss
2. hold a controversy
3. to defend
4. complain, contend, debate, lay wait, plead, rebuke, strike, (thoroughly)
Cause is "ryb rib" in Hebrew meaning:
1. contest (personal or legal)
2. contention, controversy, pleading, strife, suit
The LORD is not only a Strong Redeemer but our Lawyer as well in court, He will be the One to plead our case and defend our cause. He will be on our side.
Jeremiah 51:36 (Amplified Bible)
51:36 Therefore thus says the Lord: Behold, I will plead your cause and take vengeance for you. I will dry up her lake or great reservoir and make her fountain dry.
Psalms 35:1 (Amplified Bible)
35:1 [A Psalm] of David. CONTEND, O Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me!
Psalms 43:1 (Amplified Bible)
43:1 JUDGE and vindicate me, O God; plead and defend my cause against an ungodly nation. O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
Proverbs 22:23 (Amplified Bible)
22:23 For the Lord will plead their cause and deprive of life those who deprive [the poor or afflicted].
Isaiah 51:22 (Amplified Bible)
51:22 Thus says your Lord, the Lord, and your God, Who pleads the cause of His people: Behold, I have taken from your hand the cup of staggering and intoxication; the cup of My wrath you shall drink no more.
Micah 7:9 (Amplified Bible)
7:9 I will bear the indignation of the Lord because I have sinned against Him, until He pleads my cause and executes judgment for me. He will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold His righteous deliverance.
B. Our Redeemer will give rest to us and unrest to our enemies
"that He may give rest to [the land of Israel and to the Babylonian-enslaved nations of] the earth, but unrest to the inhabitants of Babylon"
Jeremiah 50:44-45 (Amplified Bible)
50:44 See, there comes up one like a lion from the jungles (the pride) of the Jordan against the strong habitation [of Babylon] and into the permanent pasturage and sheepfold; for in a twinkling I will drive him [Babylon] from there. And I will appoint over him the one whom I choose. For who is like Me? And who will challenge Me and prosecute Me for this proceeding? And what [earthly, national] shepherd can stand before Me and defy Me?