It is good to know that God’s purpose is to restore and make everything flourish. Our God is in control of all things.
As for the people of Israel, those people who had been freed from slavery by God, after they left Egypt, they should go ahead and continue under the presence and wisdom of God, thus carrying the laws and statutes of the Lord.
The people had many leaders, they had prophets who heeded the call of God, one of them was Jeremiah, called by the Creator from the womb of his mother. The dreams that he began to have were of warning towards the town.