Week of January 25

Week of January 25

January 25: Jeremiah 5

1) What kind of person was to be searched for according to v. 1?

2) What "appalling and horrible thing" had happened in the land according to v. 31?

January 26: Jeremiah 6

1) What were most prophets and priests guilty of according to v. 14?

2) What was the Lord pleading with the people to do in v. 16?

  1. Ask for the ancient paths
  2. Walk in the good way
  3. Find rest for your souls
  4. All of the above

January 27: Jeremiah 7

1) How many of the Ten Commandments had the people broken according to v. 9-10?

2) Why did God tell Jeremiah not to pray for His disobedient people according to v.16-19?

January 28: Jeremiah 8

1) With what does Jeremiah contrast the people's disobedience of God's judgments, rules, and decrees (see v. 7)?

2) What were some of the ways that prophets and priests alike practiced deceit (see v. 10)?

  1. They treated the spiritual wounds of the people as if not serious
  2. They cried, "Peace, Peace" when there was no peace
  3. They had no shame and did not even know how to blush
  4. All of the above

January 29: Jeremiah 9

1) In what should people boast according to v. 23-24?

  1. The wise boast in their wisdom
  2. The mighty boast in their strength
  3. The rich boast in their riches
  4. The humble boast in understanding and knowing the LORD

2) What do you think the difference is between mere physical circumcision and true spiritual circumcision of the heart (compare v. 25-26 with Romans 2:28-29)?

January 30: Jeremiah 10

1) To what does God compare worthless idols (see v. 5)?

2) What were some expressions Jeremiah used of the LORD when contrasting His attributes with worthless idols (see v. 6-16)?

January 31: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?