Day: May 21, 2016
Exegetical Statement: Jeremiah 8:4-15 “Sin and Punishment” Historical/Cultural Context The passage of Jeremiah 8:4-15 is generally dated around 605 B.C., which would be during the early years of Jehoiakim’s reign. Shortly after Jehoiakim came to the throne in 609/8 B.C. he permitted the return of pagan practices, which brought on further corruption among the Lord’s […]
On this side of the resurrection the linen belt has been restored and Christians have been fastened to the side of Christ through his redemptive work on the cross. Faithful followers of Christ are now filled with the seal of the Holy Spirit rather than God’s judgment, which he once filled the empty wine jars with.