May God, of his mercy, give to all who labor in his cause this holy and quenchless zeal! Pilate denied him, and washed his hands of him, what will you do? It is often spoken today, that Christian folks are supposed to keep their faith to themselves. Jesus said: Matthew 23:27 “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut upin my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay. Explain the nature of popular detraction. Jeremiah, often referred to as “the weeping prophet”, was mocked and persecuted for preaching God’s word in Israel. And why? This very sermon gets Jeremiah thrown in prison. ( Log Out /  Slowly she has worked her way through the mad rush of waters, defying their attempt to bear her back, calmly and serenely pursuing her onward course, without being turned aside, or driven back, or dismayed. Common Sense, Conservative Political Articles, From a Christian Standpoint. ", 2. 4. Jeremiah 20:9 Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament After such bitter experiences, the thought arose in his soul: I will remember Him (Jahveh) no more, i.e., make no more mention of the Lord, nor speak in His name, labour as a prophet; but it was within him as burning fire. The difficulty, therefore, with him was, not in speaking, but in keeping silent — not in acting, but in refraining.(F. It was no chimera, no fiction of his own imagination, but a real and awful power that has ruled men and still is ruling over men. Jeremiah frustration shows us what happens when you feel like quitting. (3)Cultivate habits of circumspection. 2 Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of Benjamin, which was by the house of the Lord. Similarly, within Jeremiah's heart a fire had been lit from the heart of God, and was kept aflame by the continual fuel heaped on it. What hath wrought this change? Look at this inner force; it is like a "fire." Slowly she has worked her way through the mad rush of waters, defying their attempt to bear her back, calmly and serenely pursuing her onward course, without being turned aside, or driven back, or dismayed. ( Log Out /  )LinksJeremiah 20:9 NIVJeremiah 20:9 NLTJeremiah 20:9 ESVJeremiah 20:9 NASBJeremiah 20:9 KJVJeremiah 20:9 Bible AppsJeremiah 20:9 ParallelJeremiah 20:9 Biblia ParalelaJeremiah 20:9 Chinese BibleJeremiah 20:9 French BibleJeremiah 20:9 German BibleJeremiah 20:9 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)Follow the Saviour's rule: speak to the detractor alone. 9 But if I say, “I will not mention his word or speak anymore in his name,” his word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. If we set ourselves with open face towards the Cross, which, like a burning lens, focuses the love of God, and if, at the same time, we reckon upon the Holy Spirit — well called the Spirit of Burning — to do His wonted office, we shall find the ice that cakes the surface of our heart dissolving in tears of penitence; and presently the sacred fire will begin to glow. 10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Adduce Scripture precepts respecting the evil of popular detraction. We need to refute that ideology, it has never worked and it has never ended well. Who can recount its doings? But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.” King James Version (KJV) What though calumnies are flung against the cause in which we are engaged? The coals of juniper that gave so fierce a heat to the heart of a Rutherford were brought from the altar of the heart of God. Because we have abdicated it. Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name… But, after all, our main desire is to know how we may have this heart on fire. 9 Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. God used the image of a boiling pot to communicate his coming wrath. Tonight, when you lay down to sleep, say a prayer for our nation and its people, and ask God to set your heart and your mind on fire for Him, ask that you are filled with a new spirit that would drive you to win the lost, share Jesus, and restore the land. When that love has once begun to burn within the soul, when once the baptism of fire has set us aglow, the sins and sorrows of men — their impieties and blasphemies, their disregard of God, of His service and of His day, their blind courting of danger, their dalliance with evil, will only incite in us a more ardent spirit.(F. This is propogated mostly by the government’s lap dog, the main stream media. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay. It’s time for revival in the land. 20 Now Pashur the son of Immer the priest, who was also chief governor in the house of the Lord, heard that Jeremiah prophesied these things. III. Jeremiah 20:9-12. It filled him with love to God. 3. There were The government, always threatens churches with taking away their 501 (c) (3) status, if they “preach a little to close to home”. (4)Lay our cause before God. Catch More of my Articles at The Constitution Club, Catch more of my articles at, Conservative Daily News, Do my bidding! Let me answer that by saying this, if you seen a homeless person would you help them, get them a bite to eat, give them your sandwich? Expect discouragements in every part of your duty. What though earth meets us with its opposition? Pilate said, “what shall I do with this Jesus?” Ask yourself today, what should I do with this Jesus, accept or deny? We are tired of a cold heart toward God. The unbelief and opposition which that message experienced. II. 2 Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of Benjamin, which was by the house of the Lord. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” In fact, while were on the subject, what transfers these rights to government? (Soda, Trans-fats) So on and so forth. 10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. For the gospel of the Savior is a healing balm to the sick at heart, oil and wine to the wounded spirit; it is the gospel of consolation, of hope, and of peace to the sorrowing myriads of mankind. The principles of the bible are the groundwork of human freedom.” The founder of the Methodist church, John Wesley (1703-1791) said: “Catch on fire and others will love to come and watch you burn”! If a man has God's truth really in him, he must speak it out. We complain because of our sense of effort in Christian life and duty; we would fain learn the secret of being so possessed by the Spirit and thought of God that we might be daunted by no opposition, abashed by no fear. A. Such apprehension is most enervating. To you small groups, the church started with eleven men in the upper room, so don’t let’em tell you that you can’t turn things around. 11 But the Lord is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay. Let Your Heart Be Broken - Jeremiah 8, 9 3. And why? II. Then I said, I will not make mention of Him nor speak any more in His name. The source of the inward fire is the love of God, shed abroad by the Holy Ghost; not primarily our love to God, but our sense of His love to us. The coals of juniper that gave so fierce a heat to the heart of a Rutherford were brought from the altar of the heart of God. ( Log Out /  1. Similarly, within Jeremiah's heart a fire had been lit from the heart of God, and was kept aflame by the continual fuel heaped on it. ( Log Out /  "Pastors Jordan N. Rogers, Jeremy A. Rogers, and Tony A. Rogers are available for Revivals, Bible Conferences, Retreats, Rallies, or Camps. How blest their condition! Jeremiah said God’s word was like a fire shut up in his bones! 7 O Lord, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived; thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocketh me. It is brought home to his soul, by evidence he cannot question, that the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ is the sure remedy for all human ill. 1. "I am a debtor," says Paul. 2. A. Mark, then, it was only a momentary fit of despondency. The difficulty, therefore, with him was, not in speaking, but in keeping silent — not in acting, but in refraining.(F. 13 Sing unto the Lord, praise ye the Lord: for he hath delivered the soul of the poor from the hand of evildoers. It is sin - the heart of man in rebellion against God. 1. This love of Christ will lead to the love of Christ in all men, for indeed he is in all men, and this will beget a Divine charity which will be ever a mighty motive to seek their good. Learn more Start my trial Back . - C. 1. To know Christ as your own loving Savior, who has died for you, redeemed and pardoned and accepted you, and given you an inheritance amongst his own; to know him by oft and earnest communion with him, by toil and suffering for him; - this is that knowledge of Christ which, when added on to that other knowledge of sin and of the gospel of which we have already spoken, will lead to that irresistible desire to serve him which his true servants have so often felt and shown. B. Meyer, B. A.But, after all, our main desire is to know how we may have this heart on fire. What fearful misery it evermore produces. We complain because of our sense of effort in Christian life and duty; we would fain learn the secret of being so possessed by the Spirit and thought of God that we might be daunted by no opposition, abashed by no fear. Treasury of Scripture Knowledge. So it is with the Word of God. This word kindled within him the all-impelling "fire" of piety. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot.” Sermon Proposition: “The message takes the person before the person takes the message!” Sermon … In every sentence we touch cords that shall send their vibrations through the endless future; that shall peal in the thunders of a guilty conscience, or resound in the music of a purified spirit. This word kindled within him the strong "fire" of duty. Tea Party; helping to restore our nation to its Founding Principles. THE EFFECT OF PIETY ON A DISCOURAGED SOUL. The love of Christ must be the constraining motive, and then there will come love and labor for the souls for whom Christ died. The momentous influences that must spring from our labours. Redford)The burning fireF. And we must be as faithful and as earnest in the delivery of the one as we are in the delivery of the other. For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay. You were too much for me. 3. To him this present world and its inhabitants present but one aspect, that of being under a yoke which no man can bear. 1 of 1. Physical labour tires some limb, but this labour tires the soul itself; and when the soul is tired, the man himself is tired. Because a burning fire is shut up in her heart, and her engines cannot stay, because impelled in their strong and regular motion. it was a rash speech--like the rashness of Job, like the petulance of Jonah. Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. B. Meyer, B. We are tired of a cold heart toward God. )LinksJeremiah 20:9 NIVJeremiah 20:9 NLTJeremiah 20:9 ESVJeremiah 20:9 NASBJeremiah 20:9 KJVJeremiah 20:9 Bible AppsJeremiah 20:9 ParallelJeremiah 20:9 Biblia ParalelaJeremiah 20:9 Chinese BibleJeremiah 20:9 French BibleJeremiah 20:9 German BibleJeremiah 20:9 CommentariesBible Hub, (5)Anticipate through the merits of Christ a world where there will be no defaming.(J. 2. 3 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Pashur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks. < Jeremiah 19 View Full Chapter Jeremiah … (5)Anticipate through the merits of Christ a world where there will be no defaming.(J. (1-2) Jeremiah – God’s spokesman in the stocks. He also said “Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin, and desire nothing but God, and I care not a straw whether they be clergymen or laymen; such alone will shake the gates of hell and set up the kingdom of heaven on Earth.” You notice that he said laymen also. Signed: Barack Hussein Obama, A Christian Beheaded for his Beliefs in Tunisia, Beautiful Flowers my Wife Cynthia captured on Film, SUNDAY SERMON SERIES - A Woman Taken In Adultery - John 8:1-19, A Mother's Day Prayer for My Beautiful Wife, SUNDAY SERMON SERIES - The Fire Within - Jeremiah 20:9. "It is giving in trust," etc. The Bible is full of scenes like these - misery, shame, ruin, death, all, all the work of sin. If it can be sold, it is for sell in Washington D.C. Power, influence, friendship, loyalty, you name it, it’s for sale. Jeremiah was promised that the Lord would be with him (1:8; 19; 15:20) and he hangs on to that promise in this lament “But the Lord is with me…” (20:11). Scripture: Acts 21:17-20, Jeremiah 20:9, 2 Timothy 4:1-2. (Gay marriage) Why does the government believe they can tell us what to eat? From a belief of the omniscience of God. He was locked in the stocks for God’s word. B. Meyer, B. A.We have sometimes seen a little steamer, like The Maid of the Mist at the foot of the Falls of Niagara, resisting and gaining upon a stormy torrent, madly rushing past her. Jeremiah 20:9. 20 When the priest Pashhur son of Immer, the official in charge of the temple of the Lord, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things, 2 he had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put in the stocks at the Upper Gate of Benjamin at the Lord ’s temple. Then shall we possess the mind which was in him who wept over Jerusalem and prayed for his very murderers. 2. Things that we gave away, we can take back. Much like John was exiled to the isle of Patmos for the testimony and for the word of God. No wonder that, in view of these dread calamities, "the Word of the Lord was in his heart;" etc. You were too much for me. 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