July 23, 2024

Thomas McNeilly

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Jeremiah 23 False Prophets 9A message to the prophets: My heart is broken. All my bones shake. I’m like a man who is drunk. I’m like a man who has been overcome with wine. This is because of the Lord and his holy words. 10The land of Judah is full of people who are guilty of adultery. Because of this, the Lord cursed the land. And it has become very dry. The pastures have dried up. The people are evil. They use their power in the wrong way. 11“Both the prophets and the priests are evil. I have seen them doing evil things even in my own Temple,” says the Lord. 12“So they will be in danger. They will be forced into darkness. There they will be defeated. I will bring disaster on them. At that time I will punish those prophets and priests,” says the Lord. 13“I saw the prophets of Samaria do something wrong. I saw those prophets prophesy by the false god Baal. And they led my people, the Israelites, away. 14And I have seen the prophets of Jerusalem do some terrible things. These prophets are guilty of adultery and live by lies. They encourage evil people to keep on doing evil. So the people don’t stop sinning. All of those people are like the city of Sodom. The people of Jerusalem are like the city of Gomorrah to me!” 15So this is what the Lord of heaven’s armies says about the prophets: “I will make those prophets eat bitter food. I will make them drink poisoned water. This is because the prophets of Jerusalem spread wickedness through the whole country.” 16This is what the Lord of heaven’s armies says: “Don’t pay attention to the things those prophets are saying to you. They are trying to fool you. Those prophets talk of visions from their own minds. But they did not get their visions from me. 17They say to those who hate me: ‘The Lord says: You will have peace.’ They say to those who are stubborn and do as they please: ‘Nothing bad will happen to you!’ 18But none of these prophets has stood in the meeting of angels. None of them has seen or heard the message of the Lord. None of them has paid close attention to the Lord’s message. 19Look, the punishment from the Lord will come like a storm. His anger will be like a hurricane. It will come crashing down on the heads of those wicked people. 20The Lord’s anger will not stop until he finishes what he plans to do. When that day is over, you will understand this clearly. 21I did not send those prophets. But they ran to tell their message. I did not speak to them. But they prophesied anyway. 22But if they had stood in the meeting of angels, they would have told my message to my people. They would have turned the people from their evil ways. They would have turned them from doing evil. 23“I am a God who is near,” says the Lord. “I am also a God who is far away.” 24“No one can hide where I cannot see him,” says the Lord. “I fill all of heaven and earth,” says the Lord. 25“I have heard the prophets who prophesy lies in my name. They say, ‘I have had a dream! I have had a dream!’ 26How long will this continue in the minds of these lying prophets? They prophesy from their own wishful thinking. 27They are trying to make the people of Judah forget me. They are doing this by telling each other these dreams. They are trying to make my people forget me in the same way that their ancestors forgot me. Their ancestors forgot me and worshiped Baal. 28Straw is not the same thing as wheat!” says the Lord. “If a prophet wants to tell about his dreams, let him! But let the person who hears my message speak it truthfully! 29My message is like a fire,” says the Lord. “It is like a hammer that smashes a rock! 30“So I am against the false prophets,” says the Lord. “These prophets keep stealing words from each other. They say these words are from me. 31I am against the false prophets,” says the Lord. “They use their own words and pretend it is a message from me. 32I am against the prophets who prophesy false dreams,” says the Lord. “They mislead my people with their lies and false teachings! I did not send those prophets to teach the people. I never commanded them to do anything for me. They can’t help the people of Judah at all,” says the Lord. Daniel 12:3 Those who are wise will shine as bright as the sky, and those who lead many to righteousness will shine like the stars forever. https://temtube.com/