Read:  Jeremiah 10, 11:1-17

“All of this ‘hard preaching’ finally brings violent reaction, and there is a plot against Jeremiah by the men of his own hometown.  But God exposes the plot and saves Jeremiah, who recalls his naiveté in not recognizing the plot sooner.”

Read:  Jeremiah 11:18-23

“Perhaps because of this first brush with serious persecution, Jeremiah feels the need to be reassured both of his mission and God’s support.  He is probably both frightened and angry at the thought of what almost happened to him.  It is possible, therefore, that this experience prompts the following exchange between Jeremiah and God.”

Read:  Jeremiah 12

All quotations taken from The Daily Bible.