A prophet of the old testament. He was sometimes referred to as the "weeping prophet" because he is said to have also authored Lamentations.
The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: “Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words.” So I went down to the potter's house, and there he was working at his wheel. And the vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter's hand, and he reworked it into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to do. Then the word of the Lord came to me: ...
This story is only found in the Godly Play book.