Jeremiah Outline with links to comments by Stephen Ricker
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JEREMIAH OUTLINE

    The Lord Calls Jeremiah (1:1-19)

  1. The Lord Calls Jeremiah, Jeremiah 1:1-19 GO
    1. The Time of the Call (1:1-3)
    2. I am only a Child (1:4-12)
    3. Get Yourself Ready (1:13-19)
  2. Warnings and Exhortations to Judah (2:1-10:26)

  3. Israel Forsakes God, Jeremiah 2:1-37 GO
    1. Israel's Youth (2:1-4)
    2. Why didn't You Ask? (2:5-19)
    3. Israel a Wild Vine and a Wild Donkey (2:20-37)
  4. Unfaithful Israel, Jeremiah 3:1-25 GO
    1. Israel, the Prostitute (3:1-5)
    2. Faithless Israel (3:6-18)
    3. Unfaithful Israel (3:19-25)
  5. Return to Me, Jeremiah 4:1-31 GO
    1. Circumcise Your Hearts (4:1-4)
    2. Disaster From the North (4:5-10)
    3. Complete Destruction (4:11-31)
  6. Can You Find One Upright Person, Jeremiah 5:1-31 GO
    1. Jerusalem's Lies (5:1-6)
    2. Why Should I Forgive You? (5:7-18)
    3. Fear the Lord (5:19-31)
  7. Jerusalem Under Siege, Jeremiah 6:1-30 GO
    1. Jerusalem's Disaster Looms (6:1-8)
    2. False Peace (6:9-15)
    3. Refining Fire (6:16-30)
  8. Jeremiah Proclaims at the Temple, Jeremiah 7:1-34 GO
    1. The Temple a Den of Robbers (7:1-11)
    2. They Did Not Listen (7:12-29)
    3. The Valley of Slaughter (7:30-34)
  9. Balm in Gilead, Jeremiah 8:1-22 GO
    1. Bones (8:1-3)
    2. No One Repents (8:4-12)
    3. Is There No Balm in Gilead (8:13-22)
  10. Weeping and Wailing, Jeremiah 9:1-26 GO
    1. Deception (9:1-6)
    2. Weeping (9:7-16)
    3. The Wailing School (9:17-26)
  11. The True God, Jeremiah 10:1-26 GO
    1. Not God (10:1-16)
    2. Destruction Coming (10:17-22)
    3. Jeremiah's Prayer (10:23-26)
  12. Interactions Between Jeremiah and the Lord; and Jeremiah and Judah (11:1-35:19)

  13. Do Not Pray For This People, Jeremiah 11:1-12:17 GO
    1. The Covenant Broken (11:1-17)
    2. Shut Up or Die Jeremiah (11:18-23)
    3. Jeremiah's Complaint and the Lord's Answer (12:1-17)
  14. Wineskins, Jeremiah 13:1-27 GO
    1. Linen Belt (13:1-11)
    2. Wineskins (13:12-14)
    3. Captivity (13:15-27)
  15. False Prophets, Jeremiah 14:1-15:21 GO
    1. Drought, Famine, Sword (14:1-10)
    2. False Prophets (14:11-27)
    3. Repent and I Will Restore (15:1-21)
  16. I Will Teach Them, Jeremiah 16:1-17:18 GO
    1. Do Not Marry Jeremiah (16:1-13)
    2. I Will Teach Them (16:14-27)
    3. Deceitful Hearts (17:1-18)
  17. The Potter's House, Jeremiah 17:19-18:23 GO
    1. Keep the Sabbath Holy (17:19-27)
    2. The Potter's House (18:1-17)
    3. Defile and Ignore Jeremiah (18:18-23)
  18. Break the Jar, Jeremiah 19:1-20:18 GO
    1. Break the Jar (19:1-15)
    2. Jeremiah and Pashur (20:1-6)
    3. Jeremiah's Complaint (20:7-18)
  19. Zedekiah's Request, Jeremiah 21:1-22:30 GO
    1. God Rejects Zedekiah's Request (21:1-14)
    2. To Judah's King Jehoahaz (22:1-7)
    3. To Judah's King Jehoiakim (22:8-30)
  20. The Righteous Branch, Jeremiah 23:1-40 GO
    1. The Righteous Branch (23:1-8)
    2. Lying Prophets (23:9-32)
    3. False Prophets (23:33-40)
  21. Seventy Years of Captivity, Jeremiah 24:1-25:38 GO
    1. Two Baskets of Figs (24:1-10)
    2. Seventy Years of Captivity (25:1-14)
    3. The Cup of God's Wrath (25:15-38)
  22. About the Temple, Jeremiah 26:1-24 GO
    1. Jeremiah Proclaims at the Temple (26:1-6)
    2. Jeremiah Must Die (26:7-16)
    3. Did Micah and Uriah Say the Same? (26:17-24)
  23. The Yoke of Exile, Jeremiah 27:1-28:17 GO
    1. The Yoke (27:1-11)
    2. The Rest Will be Taken to Babylon (27:12-22)
    3. The False Prophet Hananiah (28:1-17)
  24. A Letter and a Message, Jeremiah 29:1-32 GO
    1. The Time (29:1-3)
    2. The Letter (29:4-23)
    3. The Message (29:24-32)
  25. The Restoration of Israel, Jeremiah 30:1-31:40 GO
    1. Write a Book Jeremiah (30:1-4)
    2. In That Day I Will (30:5-24)
    3. I Have Loved You (31:1-22)
    4. The Message (31:23-40)
  26. Jeremiah Buys a Field, Jeremiah 32:1-44 GO
    1. The Deed (32:1-16)
    2. Jeremiah Prays (32:17-25)
    3. I Have Loved You (32:26-44)
  27. The Righteous Branch, Jeremiah 33:1-26 GO
    1. I Will Heal My People (33:1-9)
    2. David's Branch (33:10-18)
    3. I Will Have Compassion on Them (33:19-26)
  28. Judah Repents of Repenting, Jeremiah 34:1-35:26 GO
    1. Warning to Zedekiah (34:1-7)
    2. Slaves Freed (34:8-22)
    3. The Recabite (35:1-19)
  29. Sufferings and Persecutions of the Prophet (36:1-38:28)

  30. Jehoiakim Burns Jeremiah's Scroll, Jeremiah 36:1-32 GO
    1. Baruch Writes (36:1-10)
    2. Baruch Reads (36:11-19)
    3. Baruch Writes a New Scroll (36:20-32)
  31. Jeremiah in Prison, Jeremiah 37:1-32 GO
    1. King Zedekiah Ignores Jeremiah (37:1-5)
    2. Jeremiah Falsely Accused (37:6-15)
    3. Jeremiah in the Courtyard of the Guard (37:16-21)
  32. Jeremiah in a Cistern, Jeremiah 38:1-28 GO
    1. Jeremiah in a Cistern (38:1-13)
    2. Zedekiah Must Surrender to Live (38:6-19)
    3. Keep This Secret (38:20-28)
  33. The Fall of Jerusalem and Its Aftermath (39:1-45:5)

  34. Through Disaster, Not Prosperity, Jeremiah 39:1-40:16 GO
    1. Jerusalem Taken (39:1-18)
    2. Jeremiah Freed (40:1-6)
    3. Gedaliah Governor (40:7-16)
  35. Don't Make a Fatal Mistake, Jeremiah 41:1-43:13 GO
    1. Gedaliah Assassinated (41:1-15)
    2. Pray to the Lord your God (41:16-42:6)
    3. Stay in the Land (42:7-22)
    4. Egypt's End Predicted (43:1-13)
  36. Judah's Remnant in Egypt Will Die, Jeremiah 44:1-45:5 GO
    1. Judah Still Doesn't Repent of Idolatry (44:1-10)
    2. The Result of Stubborn Idolatry (44:11-30)
    3. Message to Baruch (45:1-5)
  37. Judgment Against the Nations (46:1-51:64)

  38. Against Egypt, Jeremiah 46:1-28 GO
    1. Against the Army of Pharoah (46:1-15)
    2. Nebuchadnezaar to Defeat Egypt (46:16-26)
    3. Jacob to the Spared (46:27-28)
  39. Against the Philistines and Moab, Jeremiah 47:1-48:47 GO
    1. Against the Philistines (47:1-7)
    2. Against Moab (48:1-47)
  40. Against Six Kingdoms, Jeremiah 49:1-39 GO
    1. Against Ammon (49:1-6)
    2. Against Edom (49:7-22)
    3. Against Damascus (49:23-27)
    4. Against Kedar and Hazor (49:28-33)
    5. Against Elam (49:36-39)
  41. Against Babylon, Jeremiah 50:1-39 GO
    1. Flee Babylon (50:1-17)
    2. Babylon To Fall Israel to Return (50:18-32)
    3. Israel's Redeemer is Stronger than Babylon (50:33-46)
  42. Against Babylon, Jeremiah 51:1-64 GO
    1. Jacob's Portion (51:1-23)
    2. I Will Repay Babylon (51:24-32)
    3. Why Babylon Will Fall (51:33-57)
    4. Babylon Will Sink and Not Rise (51:58-64)
  43. Historical Appendix (52:1-34)

  44. The Fall of Jerusalem, Jeremiah 52:1-34 GO
    1. King Zedekiah Captured (52:1-11)
    2. Nebuchadnezzar Burns Jerusalem (51:12-30)
    3. Jehoiachin Released (51:31-34)

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