Tree on a Hill

A Journey Through God's Word

Starting in Genesis, this online resource allows you to explore God's Word with the guidance of an outstanding biblical scholar who has a deeply personal Christian faith.

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Featured Readings

Jeremiah Week 12

The End

If things are constantly destabilized, it is very hard to live faithfully. Nevertheless, in particular times and places, God needs to shake things up. Sending prophets is one of the ways God does this. Full reading and audio »

Jeremiah Week 11

The Blind Leading the Blind

The thing about idolatry, however, is that it often induces a case of spiritual blindness so that you can’t properly diagnose your own illness. This is exactly where the people of Judah find themselves. Full reading and audio »

Jeremiah Week 10

Solidarity in Suffering

The word of the LORD finally comes to pass. Jerusalem falls and the Babylonians take over. The destruction is terrifying and the suffering is immense. After months of mistreatment at the hands of Jerusalem’s political powers, Jeremiah turns out to have been right. Full reading and audio »

Jeremiah Week 9

Restoration and a New Covenant

Without question, the book of Jeremiah is unrelenting in its account of the LORD’s judgment of Judah. There is much more in this text about plucking up, pulling down, destroying, and overthrowing than there is about building and planting (Jeremiah 1:10). This week’s chapters, however, focus on restoration and renewal using a variety of styles and images. Full reading and audio »