The book of Jeremiah urges GodÂ’s people to turn from their sins and look to God. Jeremiah was appointed by God to be a prophet to Judah where he confronted the leaders and people with their sins; he prophesied their captivity in Babylon and their return from exile. On his journey as a prophet Jeremiah suffered greatly and was more than once inclined to resign from GodÂ’s task (Jeremiah 15:10,17-18; 20:7-9). Despite this and despite being forcefully taken to Egypt he remained faithful and years of obedience made him strong and courageous.
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