11/9/18 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 51-52, Lamentations 1, 1 Peter 2, Proverbs 9
Jeremiah 51:17-18 (NKJV)
Everyone is dull-hearted, without knowledge; Every metalsmith is put to shame by the carved image; For his molded image is falsehood, And there is no breath in them. They are futile, a work of errors; In the time of their punishment they shall perish.
Author: Not stated but traditionally attributed to Jeremiah.
Date: Probable around 586 BC, shortly after the fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians.
In ten words or less: A despairing poem about the destruction of Jerusalem.
“From Know Your Bible, published by Barbour Publishing, Inc. Used by permission”
Lamentations 1:22 (NKJV)
“Let all their wickedness come before You, And do to them as You have done to me For all my transgressions; For my sighs are many, And my heart is faint.”
1 Peter 2:1-3 (NKJV)
Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking, as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.