Exploring Baruch 6 (Pt.1)

(Also known as the Letter of Jeremiah) So following what I said a couple weeks ago about slowing down, I figured I’d go ahead and run through the last chapter of Baruch and see where we end up.  This chapter doesn’t have any references linked as “positive” to the New Testament, so we’ll be ableContinue reading “Exploring Baruch 6 (Pt.1)”

Exploring Baruch(Ch.4-5)

Chapter 4:6-7 Ye were sold to the nations, not for your destruction: but because ye moved God to wrath, ye were delivered unto the enemies. For ye provoked him that made you by sacrificing unto devils, and not to God.  The word for “Devils” is δαιμονίοις, or in roman letters “daimoníois”.  I can’t help but thinkContinue reading “Exploring Baruch(Ch.4-5)”

Exploring Baruch(Ch.1)

Baruch begins about 5 1/2 years after the Chaldeans took Jerusalem into Captivity.  This book is considered a long national prayer which confesses sins.  We’ll pick up in this chapter at verse 6. Chapter 1:6-12 They made also a collection of money according to every man’s power: And they sent it to Jerusalem unto Joachim theContinue reading “Exploring Baruch(Ch.1)”