Many of what we see in this world as evil - shootings, wars, genocide, bombings, the destruction of land, loneliness, anger, hatred ... all this and more can be boiled down to being a problem of the heart. In Jeremiah 12: 11 NKJV, God says; They have made it desolate; Desolate, it mourns to Me; … Continue reading The Heart of the Problem
Have you ever want to question God about things that are going on? Here in Jeremiah 12, you have a Q&A with God. This is much like the end of Job from chapter 38 on. Both give a better insight as to who God is and why He does things we don't understand. Monday -- … Continue reading Study Guide for Jeremiah 12
Many of us have had people in our lives that didn't like what we were doing for God. They tend to want us to be quiet and not express what God has told us, especially when it goes against popular opinion. We see at the end of chapter eleven, even Jeremiah was not immune to … Continue reading Jeremiah 11 Applied
In the closing of Jeremiah 10 we see a prayer from Jeremiah for those who have walked away from the Lord. Take the time and write out a prayer to God for those who need to come to salvation in Jesus.
Jeremiah lays out in the first few verses what God is not: A piece of wood, carved into an image, covered in gold or silver, and fastened into place by hammer and nails to protect it from falling. These idols are like scarecrows, they do not have a brain. Which means they do not speak … Continue reading Who Is God?
We are about 1/5 of the way through Jeremiah. This week is a change in how we look at Jeremiah. Chapter 10 is divided into three sections. Monday to Wednesday -- Compare God with idols. Verses 1-16 List the differences between God and the idols. Thursday & Friday -- The Warning Verses 17-22 Write down … Continue reading Jeremiah 10 Study Guide
The most important thing we can take away from chapter nine is that God's wisdom is far better than man's. So what is God's wisdom? We see in 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 ESV; For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, … Continue reading Jeremiah 9 Applied
When I pass by an abandoned house on a road trip I like to imagine what life was like inside the crumbling walls. Then I start wondering what caused the people to leave. Jerusalem was left desolated not just the buildings but the land. God turned His back on Judah since they had turned their back … Continue reading God’s Ways
Have you ever turned on the news, or just looked at what is going on in this world and thought "How nice it would be to live in the middle of nowhere?" Not having to put up with the corruption, lies, hurt feelings ... Jeremiah was there. He loved God so much that at this … Continue reading When You Want To Be Alone
Jeremiah is known as the weeping prophet and we see that in this chapter. Monday -- Have you ever had a friend hurt you so bad that all you could do is cry? How did it make you feel? Tuesday -- How does Proverbs 6:16-19, relate to the first, six verses of Jeremiah 9? Wednesday … Continue reading Jeremiah 9 Study Guide