Jeremiah is known as the “weeping Prophet.”
God consecrated Jeremiah (i.e., set him aside for a special, divine purpose) before he was born. God called him to be a prophet to the nations (Chapter 1:5). At first, Jeremiah resisted because he was a youth. He felt ill-equipped and feared failure.
BUT GOD responded, (Chapter 1:7,8), “Do not say, ‘I am a youth, because everywhere I send you … you shall go, and all that I command you, you shall speak.” (v.8) “Do not be afraid of them (people), for I am with you to deliver you,” declares the LORD.”
Then God […]