Faith for Tough Times: The Message of the Prophet Jeremiah
We’re living in the midst of challenging times. Uncertainty and conflict are pervasive in our world and in our personal lives. In this sermon series, we’ll turn to the Biblical book of Jeremiah, which was written in the midst of economic strife, social division, and personal struggles.
Jeremiah, one of the three major prophets in the Bible, prophesied from 626 to 586 B.C. and his life is the stuff of movies. Called as a young man to speak difficult words to the people of Judah, he warned of impending judgment at the hands of the Babylonians if the people did not repent. Rather than repenting, they considered him a traitor. Many came to hate Jeremiah. Some plotted to kill him. He was even arrested and thrown in prison.
After Jerusalem was destroyed, the people remembered Jeremiah’s words of hope; those words sustained them during their exile in Babylon. Join us as we explore how Jeremiah’s life and words might help us to develop a faith for tough times, and to live with hope for the future.
The Prophet Jeremiah