A lesson from the book of Jeremiah

Jeremiah 2:2
Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus says Jehovah;
I remember you, the kindness of your youth, how you loved Me
when you were a bride, when you followed Me in the
wilderness, in a land that was not sown.
Once, He said, "I was a husband to you, when I brought you out
of Egypt, and led you through the wilderness."
They were 'betrothed' (engaged). - but no more, for Israel
turned their back on Jehovah, and went “back to Egypt” -
worshiping idols, - the worship of Baal. - and so, papers of
divorcement have been filed, and the wedding is delayed.
Jeremiah 3:6-8
Jehovah said also to me in the days of Josiah the king, Have
you seen that which backsliding Israel has done? she is gone
up upon every high mountain and under every green tree,
and there hath played the harlot. (unfaithful; seeking other
lovers, worshiping idols) And I said after she had done all
these things, Turn back to me.
But she returned not. And her treacherous sister Judah saw
it. And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding
Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given
her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared
not, but went and played the harlot also.
Are you watching ? The Book gives us the history of the
people of Israel, many years ago, and records the thoughts of
Jehovah, as He saw them turn their backs on Him and go to the
worship of idols. It’s supposed to be a lesson for us, to warn
us what can happen, but we have ignored the Book, and now
we can only watch, as this nation, and in fact the whole world,
descends into chaos, because we have universally rejected
Jehovah, so He has issued “papers of divorcement” once more,
and we have lost our hedge of protection
Jeremiah was there, in the days of Josiah, king of Judah, the
“southern kingdom” and he had probably seen that the Assyrian
army had come into the land of Israel, the “northern kingdom”
-and taken the people away, to cast them out into the world.
So, Jehovah asks him, "Are you watching? Did you see that
I punished them for their iniquity and idol worship? Now, tell
Judah they had better shape up, or the same fate awaits them."
We should take this warning seriously, as a warning to the
people of this nation, who have gone over to iniquity and idol
worship; en masse, you might say.
In the last fifty years we have watched as this once Christian
nation has gone downhill to chaos, with people doing all kinds
of evil things, without remorse. How could this all have
happened so quickly ? The Devil has his day, and he has taken
over an entire generation completely.
How ? It was easily, actually, all he had to do was to take
over the schools and the churches, and to do that he only had to
plant the seeds of a new religion in the minds of a few people
who were the leaders and teachers of that generation.
Now, we can see how it works. People send their kids to
college, unaware that it is an indoctrination process for a new
religion. For four years they will be immersed in the teachings
of this new religion; s belief that does not include any signs of
morality whatsoever; a religion that teaches them to reject any
thing that even resembles Christianity in any way. This is a
religion that teaches them that they are gods in their own eyes,
not subject to any higher authority, including their own police
force, their own government, and their own President.
Their religion gives them no sense of unity as a nation, and
now we see them rioting in the streets, as they want it their own
way, without any thought of the consequences. Now, we watch
as a very few people try to reverse the damage, but the odds are
against them, because they are outnumbered by the forces of
evil. It is the last days, as predicted in the Book.