The purpose of a book prepares you for what it is about and how you might read it; but, the various books of the Bible doesn't always provide an
introduction. In many instances, you can discover the purpose of a book of the Bible by observing something about the author. Here is an example found
Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying,
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
and before you were born I consecrated you;
I appointed you a prophet to the nations."
(Jer 1:4-5, ESV)
Often, while taking time to learn about the author, you learn something about God. In the above passage, explore the meaning of two phrases:
I knew you
I appointed you a prophet to the nations
What do you learn about the purpose of the book of Jeremiah?
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