Today, the readings invite us to reflect on the vital spiritual office of prophet. Jeremiah spoke words from the Lord that were rejected. Jesus did too. He invites us to choose to be with Him or against Him, and we too are called to live out our baptismal call to be "priest, prophet, and king."
In Fr. Steve's homily, he referenced this article from First Things by Rev. Dr. Carl Trueman, a Protestant theologian and pastor. His article is worth the time.