Jeremiah 7:1-9 NLT

1 The gave another message to Jeremiah. He said,
2 “Go to the entrance of the ’s Temple, and give this message to the people: ‘O Judah, listen to this message from the ! Listen to it, all of you who worship here!
3 This is what the of Heaven’s Armies, the God of Israel, says: “‘Even now, if you quit your evil ways, I will let you stay in your own land.
4 But don’t be fooled by those who promise you safety simply because the ’s Temple is here. They chant, “The ’s Temple is here! The ’s Temple is here!”
5 But I will be merciful only if you stop your evil thoughts and deeds and start treating each other with justice;
6 only if you stop exploiting foreigners, orphans, and widows; only if you stop your murdering; and only if you stop harming yourselves by worshiping idols.
7 Then I will let you stay in this land that I gave to your ancestors to keep forever.
8 “‘Don’t be fooled into thinking that you will never suffer because the Temple is here. It’s a lie!
9 Do you really think you can steal, murder, commit adultery, lie, and burn incense to Baal and all those other new gods of yours,