God shows Jeremiah a future conversation between God and Israel when Israel finally accepts God’s invitation to be brought back into a right relationship with Him, redeemed and saved.
Josiah was one of the most righteous kings of the Southern Kingdom (Judah). He called the people to repent and return to the Lord. He destroyed all the high places where the people sacrificed to false Gods and committed terrible acts against God.
In His love and mercy, God continuously offers Israel and all people a way of deliverance, salvation and redemption. His offer has one condition, by grace through faith in His atonement – Yeshua .
Scripture is clear that there is an eternal life after death – a life with God with pleasures forevermore, or a life separated from Him of shame and gnashing of teeth. The choice of eternity must be made during this earthly life.
To those who love Israel and the Jewish people, it is hard to comprehend that 2/3 of the Jewish people will be “cut off and die.” The tragedy is not that they will die, but that they will die without saving faith in Yeshua.
Daniel was given a revelation of God’s plan of redemption for Israel through Yeshua the Messiah. While we don’t know the exact timing of the 70th week, we do know God’s purpose – to “finish the transgression and made an end of sins” of the Jewish people and of the land of Israel.