Much in every way! … Circumcise yourselves to the Lord, circumcise your hearts, you people of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem, or my wrath will flare up and burn like fire because of the evil you have done.
Revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you. … Then we will not turn away from you; revive us, and we will call on your name.
Who is like the wise? Who knows the explanation of things?
This is what the Lord said to me: “Make a yoke out of straps and crossbars and put it on your neck. … They tie up heavy, cumbersome loads and put them on other people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them. … Then the prophet Hananiah took the yoke off the neck of the prophet Jeremiah and broke it. … His yoke
The Lord … cares for those who trust in him.
Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people. … Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. … To comfort all who mourn. … I, even I, am he who comforts you. … As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted.
This is what the Lord, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears. … People of Zion, you will weep no more. … Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.
The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.
Heir of all things. … Our great high priest. … A priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.
“I am with you to rescue and save you,” declares the Lord. … “For I am with you and will save you.”