Jeremiah type of Christ
Consider Jeremiah as a type, or historical prophecy, of our
Lord Jesus Christ:
In his birth and calling: Jer 1:5,9.
As a lamb brought to the slaughter: Jer 11:19; cp Isa 53:7;
1Pe 2:20-24; Joh 1:29.
Jeremiah incurred special displeasure from his own relatives:
Jer 12:6; cp Psa 69:8; Joh 1:11.
Jeremiah faced deep-rooted wickedness in the nation,
especially from the priests and elders. Nevertheless he made constant efforts to
reform a cynical, corrupt priesthood and to cleanse the Temple of its idolatry: