Ryken applies Jeremiah's words to a contemporary audience, urging us to search out spiritual fractures that may lie beneath the comfortable surface of daily life. Part of the popular Preaching the Word series.
Let him who has my word speak my word faithfully. -- JEREMIAH 23:29 My joy is gone; grief is upon me; my heart is sick within me. -- JEREMIAH 8:18 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. -- JEREMIAH 29:11
This expositional commentary is dedicated to the Lord Our Righteousness in memory of James Montgomery Boice who inspired a generation of preachers to teach the Bible.
[A Word to Those Who Preach the Word] There are times when I am preaching that I have especially sensed the pleasure of God.
[Preface] What can be gained from reading and studying Jeremiah?
The Rabbis called him "The Weeping Prophet."
[A Word to Those Who Preach the Word] As you 'preach the Word' may you experience his smile--the Holy Spirit in your sails!