Bible Stories for Adults
Welcome and Announcements
Next Week - Judah is Taken Into Captivity (2 Kings 24-25, Ezekiel, Jeremiah 38-44)
Bible Words to Remember:
The Lord delights in those who fear Him, who put their hope inn His unfailing love. Psalm 147:11
Hezekiah to Josiah (2 Kings 18-23, 2 Chronicles 33-34)
How faithful of a king was Hezekiah?
2 Kings 18:5-6
How faithful was Hezekiah's son, Manasseh?
2 Chronicles 33:1-3, 6, 9
How did God decide to deal with this evil rejection?
2 Kings 21:12-13
Why did God allow Manasseh to reign 55 years?
2 Chronicles 33:11-13
How faithful was Manasseh's son, Amon?
2 Chronicles 33:21-22
Why did Amon reign only 2 years?
2 Chronicles 33:24-25
Did God finally give up on these faithless Jews and punish them as He had Samaria?
Was Josiah any more faithful than his father or grandfather?
2 Chronicles 34:2, 8
What was found in the temple that showed Judah's faithlessness?
2 Chronicles 34:14, 30, 32
Did Josiah's faithfulness lead God to cancel His plans to punish Judah?
2 Chronicles 34:27-28
Did Josiah's pride ever get ahold of him as it had faithful kings who had preceded him?
2 Chronicles 35:20-23
How long did Josiah's reforms last?
2 Kings 23:31a, 32
God Calls Jeremiah (Jeremiah 1)
What had Jeremiah done to be chosen by God to be His prophet?
Who else recognized their call into God's service from birth?
Who else was chosen before birth and predestined to carry out God's plan?
God Equips Jeremiah (Jeremiah 1)
What was Jeremiah's concern when God called him and how did God respond?
What did God show Jeremiah to build confidence?
What did God show Jeremiah to explain His plans?
How would Jeremiah be able to present this message to the kings & nations?
Security in the Temple (Jeremiah 7)
Where did God send Jeremiah to call the people to return to God?
How did God answer Judah's sense of security from wrath since God's temple was there?
How were the people using the temple?
Didn't God command sacrifices and worship of His people?
How then could the people return to God's favor?
Jeremiah 7:5, 7
How would the people respond to this message?
What would God do as a result?
Jeremiah 7:20, 33-34
The Potter and the Clay (Jeremiah 18)
What did God send Jeremiah to see?
What was the message of what Jeremiah saw?
Why should Judah repent if God has already decided to destroy it?
But wasn't Judah protected by God's plans and promises for them?
Would Judah repent if God warned them of His plans?
Jeremiah 18:11-12, 18
God's Plans for the Old Pot (Jeremiah 19)
Where did God send Jeremiah to announce the impending disaster?
What reasons did Jeremiah give for the disaster?
NOTE: Potsherd Gate overlooked main dump for broken pottery
How severe would this disaster be?
Why did God have Jeremiah bring a clay pot?
Jeremiah's Reception (Jeremiah 20)
Where did Jeremiah go after speaking at Topheth?
How did the temple officer react to Jeremiah saying this in the temple?
How did Jeremiah use this to again speak his message?
How did Jeremiah feel about being ridiculed and rejected?
Why didn't Jeremiah just stop prophesying?
In what did Jeremiah take comfort?
God's New Covenant for the New Pot (Jeremiah 31)
From the lesson of the potter (18), how did God plan to reform Israel?
Who is the new Israel, the new children of Abraham?
How will this new covenant be different?
What was required to guarantee God's old covenant with Israel?
Hebrews 9:16-18, 20
How is God's new covenant with the new Israel guaranteed?
Hebrews 9:14-15, 7:22
How are we reminded regularly of this new covenant?
Hope For The Exiles (Jeremiah 23)
Would vengeance ever be taken against those who destroy Judah?
Would the exiled Jews ever return?
Would Judah and Israel ever have a righteous king?
How important will this restoration be to the new Israel?
Copyright © 1997 by Kurt Rosenhagen
Use of this material is provided free of charge for use in personal or group Bible Study, no permission needed.
The author reserves all rights for use in published material or in uses where fees are involved.
For permission, or to provide your comments, insights and feedback, contact the author at: