READING THE BIBLE IN 52 WEEKS
JEREMIAH AND LAMENTATIONS
On October 17, 2012, we will study the Books Jeremiah and Lamentations. Both books were written by the “weeping prophet” Jeremiah.
Remember: THREE-A-DAY IS THE EASIEST WAY! There are 1,189 Chapters in the Bible and to read the whole Bible in 52 Weeks, one must read an average of 3.25 Chapters every day!
Here in week thirty-eight, we will teach Jeremiah and Lamentations. Please read Jeremiah and Lamentations and prepare to answer the following questions:
Who was the Prophet Jeremiah and what did his name mean?
To which position was he born?
What was Jeremiah’s main message?
Jeremiah was called by God to preach his message to whom?
The Southern Kingdom
The people of Judah
All of the above
Where in the first chapter of Jeremiah do you find the call of the prophet by God? What do you think was so unique about God’s call of this prophet?
From Jeremiah Chapters 2-45 there are thirteen prophecies against the land of Judah. Can you name seven of the thirteen prophecies in these chapters?
We learned last week in Isaiah Chapter 64 about the potter and the clay. Where in Jeremiah do we see another powerful metaphor about the potter and clay?
In Jeremiah Chapter 29 we see a well-known encouraging prophecy about the future from Jeremiah. Where is the prophecy about the future in Chapter 29 and what do you think it meant?
Where in the Book of Jeremiah do you see the Lord’s word to Jeremiah about the necessity for a new covenant? What is this new covenant? Who will the new covenant be with?
Why is Jeremiah called the “weeping prophet”? Where in the Book of Jeremiah do you see him being called the weeping prophet?
Many preachers have preached that Jeremiah said he had a “fire shut up in my bones.” Where do you find those words in the Book of Jeremiah?
In which Chapters in Jeremiah does he preach about the Fall of Jerusalem?
What are the names of the nine Gentile nations that Jeremiah prophesied against in Chapters 46-50?
Where do you see the capture of Jerusalem in the Book of Jeremiah?
Where in the Book of Jeremiah do we see the Exile to Babylon?
When did Jeremiah go to Egypt? Did he die there?
What does the name Lamentations mean?
Who wrote Lamentations? How do you know?
Lamentations is made up of how many poems or elegies?
What was the main message of Lamentations?
PLEASE READ THE BOOK OF EZEKIEL FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012