The Rewards of Obedience – 2021 Jeremiah Journey Week 35
August 27, 2021 by revbruce
Week 34 Recap
Jeremiah chapter 34 is basically a 2-part chapter:
• Part1: The Warning to King Zedekiah of the Babylonian Invasion and the Results (vv. 1-7)
• Part 2: The Relief of Debtors According to God’s Covenant (vv.8-22)
Be sure to download the Show Notes from Week 34 to get the full picture of the chapter’s discussion on the livestream this past episode.
Obedience Has Its Own Rewards
Never take your obedience as the reason God blesses you; obedience is the outcome of being rightly related to God.
The Old Testament gives a clear picture of the value of obedience in the Lord’s eyes. We see God using a lesson of stark contrast here in chapter 35 with Jeremiah. The Rechabites, descendants of Jonadab, refused to touch wine, but God…