The Genesis To Revelation Bible Course
By WILLIAM M. GROOM, Th.M., D.D.
Lesson No. 23 – Jeremiah & Lamentations
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* KEY VERSE–Jer 2:9.
* KEY PHRASE–“JUDAH CARRIED OFF TO BABYLON.”
The whole of Jeremiah or:–
* Sunday–Divine goodness to Judah,–Jer 2:1-9.
* Monday–Treachery of Judah,–Jer 4:12-19.
* Tuesday–Encouragement to repent,–Jer 7:1-15.
* Wednesday–The Lord is our hope,–Jer 17:12-18.
* Thursday–Advice to captives,–Jer 29:8-14.
* Friday–Promises of mercy,–Jer 30:18-24.
* Saturday–Comfort to the afflicted,–La 3:21-41.
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August 20, 2017
Don’t Follow Your Heart
Jeremiah 17:9 (KJB) The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
The world says “follow your heart,” let it lead you in a good direction, but the prophet Jeremiah was inspired of God to caution you against following your heart.
Some insist that your heart can rightly determine where you will go, what you will do, and who you hang around with. It’s been said often that following your heart is ... Continue Reading →
April 22nd, 2017
God Allows Defeat as Well As Sweet Victory
Jeremiah 46:15-16 (KJB) Why are thy valiant men swept away? they stood not, because the LORD did drive them. 16 He made many to fall, yea, one fell upon another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.
God is asking Jeremiah in this verse why the Egyptian men were defeated in battle against men of ... Continue Reading →
November 23rd, 2016
Can God Use You?
Jeremiah 13:10-11 (KJB) This evil people, which refuse to hear my words, which walk in the imagination of their heart, and walk after other gods, to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle, which is good for nothing. 11 For as the girdle cleaveth to the loins of a man, so have I caused to cleave unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, saith ... Continue Reading →
April 30th 2016
Will the Hammer of Wrath Fall on Your Head?
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return. Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish: for they know not the way of the LORD, nor the judgment of their God. I will ... Continue Reading →
April 5th 2016
Spiritually Satisfied in God
O LORD, thou knowest: remember me, and visit me, and revenge me of my persecutors; take me not away in thy longsuffering: know that for thy sake I have suffered rebuke. Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts. I sat not in the assembly of the mockers, nor ... Continue Reading →
January 4th 2016
The Prophet Jeremiah Had a Message to Proclaim
Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith the LORD; and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, saith the LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever. Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the LORD thy God, and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have ... Continue Reading →
God has known you since the beginning
Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all ... Continue Reading →
Hope thrives in the mercies of God otherwise mankind is “cooked well done” and spiritually depleted.
It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23 KJV)
Jeremiah understood the great mercy of God first-hand and was inspired to write about a time of judgment and great mercy brought down upon God’s people. “It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not ... Continue Reading →
Is the Truth of His Word penned upon your heart?
Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart. (2 Corinthians 3:3 KJV)
Paul was declaring his ministry of Truth of God’s Word, Spirit, and grace contrasted against the Old Testament Law. God appointed him to be an apostle in this New ... Continue Reading →