Jeremiah: The Faces of Zedekiah (Episode 51)

During Jerusalem’s waning years, the officials of king Zedekiah threw one of the cities’ few righteous men into a deep, dark, ineffective cistern. As it turns out, the cistern that served as Jeremiah’s prison also served as an excellent metaphor for the king’s psychological state. Throughout Jeremiah chapters 37 – 38, Zedekiah wears a number of “faces,” all revealing his weakness as a leader over God’s people.

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