BIBLE: Jeremiah Chapter 7 – Headline “The Valley of the Innocent Dead” []

Words in italic type have been added for clarity. They are not found in the original Hebrew or Aramaic.

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Jeremiah 7

  • When Herod “the Great” killed all the boys aged two and under, it was dubbed “The slaughter of the innocents”.
  • Innocence is murdered when the Innocent are murdered.
  • Those who kill are already dead. “Let the dead bury their dead”.

Trusting in Lying Words

Jeremiah 7:1The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ), saying,
Jeremiah 7:“Stand in the gate of the Lord’s (Yᵊhōvâ) house, and proclaim there this word, and say, ‘Hear the word of the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ), all you of Judah who enter in at these gates to worship the (Lord!)’ ”
Jeremiah 7:Thus says the Lord of hosts (Yᵊhōvâ ṣāḇā’ ), the God (‘ĕlōhîm) of Israel: “Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.
  • Why does it matter they dwell in this place?
    Israel is the center of the world
    The Temple is the center of Israel
    The Holy of Holies is the center of the temple
    Jesus sits on the mercy seat of the Ark of the Covenant in the Holy of Holies, in the center of the temple, in the center of Israel, in the center of the world.
Jeremiah 7:Do not trust in these lying words, saying, ‘The temple of the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ), the temple of the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ), the temple of the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ) are these.’
  • An unholy trinity: Instead of “holy, holy, holy”, the “temple of the Lord” is repeated three times.
Jeremiah 7:“For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, if you thoroughly execute judgment (justice) between a man and his neighbor,
Jeremiah 7:if you do not oppress the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place, or walk after other gods to your hurt,
Jeremiah 7:then I will cause you to dwell in this place, in the land that I gave to your fathers forever and ever.
Jeremiah 7:“Behold, you trust in lying words that cannot profit.
Jeremiah 7:Will you steal, murder, commit adultery, swear falsely, burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods whom you do not know,
Jeremiah 7:10 and then come and stand before Me in this house which is called by My name, and say, ‘We are delivered to do all these abominations’?
  • Same concept today. Will you lie, cheat, steal, etc. then come before God and declare “We are delivered by Grace to do all these abominations?”
Jeremiah 7:11 Has this house, which is called by My name, become a den of thieves in your eyes? Behold, I, even I, have seen it,” says the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ).
  • Matthew 21:13
    And He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a ‘den of thieves.’ ”
Jeremiah 7:12 “But go now to My place which was in Shiloh, where I set My name at the first, and see what I did to it because of the wickedness of My people Israel.
Jeremiah 7:13 And now, because you have done all these works,” says the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ), “and I spoke to you, rising up early and speaking, but you did not hear, and I called you, but you did not answer,
Jeremiah 7:14 therefore I will do to the house which is called by My name, in which you trust, and to this place which I gave to you and your fathers, as I have done to Shiloh.
Jeremiah 7:15 And I will cast you out of My sight, as I have cast out all your brethren—the whole posterity of Ephraim.
1Jeremiah 7:“Therefore do not pray for this people, nor lift up a cry or prayer for them, nor make intercession to Me; for I will not hear you.
Jeremiah 7:17 Do you not see what they do in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem?
Jeremiah 7:18 The children gather wood, the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods, that they may provoke Me to anger.
Jeremiah 7:19 Do they provoke Me to anger?” says the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ). “Do they not provoke themselves, to the shame of their own faces?”
Jeremiah 7:20 Therefore thus says the Lord God (‘ăḏōnāy Yᵊhōvâ) : “Behold, My anger and My fury will be poured out on this place—on man and on beast, on the trees of the field and on the fruit of the ground. And it will burn and not be quenched.”
Jeremiah 7:21 Thus says the Lord of hosts (Yᵊhōvâ ṣāḇā’), the God (‘ĕlōhîm) of Israel: “Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat meat.
Jeremiah 7:22 For I did not speak to your fathers, or command them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt offerings or sacrifices.
Jeremiah 7:23 But this is what I commanded them, saying, ‘Obey My voice, and I will be your God (‘ĕlōhîm), and you shall be My people. And walk in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well with you.’
Jeremiah 7:24 Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but followed (walked in) the counsels and the dictates (stubbornness or imagination) of their evil hearts, and went (Lit. they were) backward and not forward.
Jeremiah 7:25 Since the day that your fathers came out of the land of Egypt until this day, I have even sent to you all My servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending them.
Jeremiah 7:26 Yet they did not obey Me or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck. They did worse than their fathers.
Jeremiah 7:27 “Therefore you shall speak all these words to them, but they will not obey you. You shall also call to them, but they will not answer you.

Judgment on Obscene Religion

Jeremiah 7:28 “So you shall say to them, ‘This is a nation that does not obey the voice of the Lord their God (Yᵊhōvâ ‘ĕlōhîm) nor receive correction. Truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth.
Jeremiah 7:29 Cut off your hair and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on the desolate heights; for the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ) has rejected and forsaken the generation of His wrath.’
Jeremiah 7:30 For the children of Judah have done evil in My sight,” says the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ). “They have set their abominations in the house which is called by My name, to pollute (defile) it.
Jeremiah 7:31 And they have built the high places of Tophet, which is in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, nor did it come into My heart.
  • They sacrificed their sons and daughters – no difference than abortion. Everyone knows it is murder but no one wants to admit it. It is used for convenience, medical experimentation, and political money. The internet won’t allow pictures to be posted because pictures are “offensive”. A strange definition for murder calling this “Pro-Choice?”
  • The God of heaven will judge the women sparingly but those who built and endorsed the abortion factory have the greatest sin and will also be judged accordingly.

    Call it anything you like but it is murder. It is called killing your future.
  • Gianna Jessen lived with medical issues all her life.
  • Abortion is not a “word” it is a “person”.
  • Women are propagandized to become victims of a culture of death.
Jeremiah 7:32 “Therefore behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord (Yᵊhōvâ), “when it will no more be called Tophet, or the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter; for they will bury in Tophet until there is no room.
  • They slaughtered their children and now they too will be slaughtered.
    • Galatians 6:7
      Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
    • Job 4:8
      Even as I have seen, those who plow iniquity and sow trouble reap the same.
    • Jeremiah 12:13
      They have sown wheat but reaped thorns; They have put themselves to pain but do not profit. But be ashamed of your harvest Because of the fierce anger of the Lord.”
    • Galatians 6:8
      For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.
    • Hosea 6:1
      A Call to Repentance
      Come, and let us return to the Lord; For He has torn, but He will heal us; He has stricken, but He will bind us up (heal us: body, mind and soul).
Jeremiah 7:33 The corpses of this people will be food for the birds of the heaven and for the beasts of the earth. And no one will frighten them away.
Jeremiah 7:34 Then I will cause to cease from the cities of Judah and from the streets of Jerusalem the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride. For the land shall be desolate.

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