J E R E M I A H.
In this chapter we have, I. The general
inscription or title of this book, with the time of the continuance
of Jeremiah's public ministry, ver.
1-3. II. The call of Jeremiah to the prophetic office,
his modest objection against it answered, and an ample commission
given him for the execution of it, ver. 4-10. III. The visions of an
almond-rod and a seething-pot, signifying the approaching ruin of
Judah and Jerusalem by the Chaldeans, ver. 11-16. IV. Encouragement given to the
prophet to go on undauntedly in his work, in an assurance of God's
presence with him, ver.
17-19. Thus is he set to work by one that will be sure
to bear him out.