Bible Stories for Adults
Judah is Taken Into Captivity
2 Kings 24-25, Ezekiel, Jeremiah 38-44
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I am the good shepherd; I know My sheep and My sheep know Me - just as the Father knows Me and I know the Father - and I lay down My life for the sheep. John 10:14-15
Josiah's My Three Sons (2 Kings 23-24)
How faithful of a king was Josiah?
2 Kings 23:25
What happened to Josiah?
2 Kings 23:29
Why wasn't God with Josiah when he fought against Egypt?
2 Chronicles 35:21-22
Who succeeded Josiah and what happened to him?
2 Kings 23:31a, 32-33
What did God prophecy through Jeremiah about Jehoahaz?
Who succeeded Jehoahaz and how did he secure his reign?
2 Kings 23:34-35
How faithful was Jehoiakim and what happened to his alliance with Egypt?
2 Kings 23:37-24:1
How did Babylon respond when Jehoiakim revolted?
2 Chronicles 36:6-7
What did God prophecy through Jeremiah about Jehoiakim?
Who succeeded Jehoiakim and how faithful was his reign?
2 Chronicles 36:9
Why was Jehoiachin's reign so short?
2 Chronicles 36:10
What did God prophecy through Jeremiah about Jehoiachin?
Jeremiah 22:26-27, 30
What happened to Jehoiachin later in Babylon?
2 Kings 25:27-29
Who succeeded Jehoiachin and how faithful was his reign?
2 Kings 24:17, 19
What was Zedekiah's biggest mistake?
2 Chronicles 36:13
God's Marriage (Jeremiah 3)
How did God explain Israel's actions to Jeremiah?
What did God do in response to Israel's adultery and did this affect Judah?
Should Israel and Judah expect to be welcomed back by God if they returned?
Did God follow this rationale?
God's Judgement of Israel (Jeremiah 25)
How did God try to get His people to return to Him?
Why didn't God's people find it necessary to return to God?
What did God decide to do as a result of Israel's continued faithlessness?
How would the 70 years of captivity be ended?
The First Deportation (2 Kings 24)
How did God begin to bring about this destruction?
2 Kings 24:10-12
What did Nebuchadnezzar take back to Babylon with the first exile?
2 Kings 24:13-16
What prophet was taken into exile with Jehoiachin?
Ezekiel Answered Doubts of the Exiles (Ezekiel)
God is punishing us for the sins of our fathers.
Ezekiel 18:2-4, 20
Our guilt is too great. God has brought us here to die.
God has abandoned His people Israel. We have no hope.
Ezekiel 37:1-4, 10
The Second Deportation (2 Kings 25)
What did Nebuchadnezzar do when Zedekiah rebelled?
2 Kings 25:1-3
How bad did the famine become?
What happened when Zedekiah tried to escape?
2 Kings 25:4-7
What did Nebuchadnezzar take back to Babylon with the second exile?
2 Chronicles 36:18-20
How did those of the first exile hear of the final destruction & exile?
What happened to anyone who escaped the exile and stayed in Judah?
Who did Nebuchadnezzar appoint to govern this conquered land?
2 Chronicles 36:21
2 Kings 25:22
Jeremiah's Destiny (Jeremiah 40-42)
How was Jeremiah allowed to remain in Judah instead of going to Babylon?
Jeremiah 40:1-2, 4, 6
What happened to Jews who had fled to nearby countries before the exile?
What happened to Gedaliah?
Jeremiah 40:13-14; 41:2-3
How did the few left handle the assassination of Babylon's appointed ruler?
What answer did Jeremiah return with?
Jeremiah 42:10-11, 13-14, 16
What did the Jews do with God's instructions?
How did God punish this disobedience?
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