Week of March 1

March 1: Jeremiah 30

1) What did God instruct Jeremiah to do with the words that had been revealed to him (see v. 1-2)?

2) What did God say about the future ruler of His people?

  1. He will be "one of them"
  2. God will make him draw near
  3. This ruler will approach God when prompted by God
  4. All of the above

March 2: Jeremiah 31

1) What would become of the fatalistic proverb: "The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge" (see v. 29-30)?

2) What did God say will mark the New Covenant with His people?

  1. I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts.
  2. I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
  3. They shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest.
  4. I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.
  5. All of the above

March 3: Jeremiah 32

1) What did God instruct Jeremiah to do as a symbol of life returning to normal after His people returned from their impending captivity (see v. 8-15)?

  1. Get married and have children
  2. Buy a field
  3. Learn a new trade
  4. All of the above

2) With Jeremiah witnessing the siege and immanent fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians, he questioned God's instruction to purchase land. How did God respond to Jeremiah's seeming lack of faith (v. 26-27)?

March 4: Jeremiah 33-34

1) What did God say about the covenant He made with His people (see 33:17-26)?

  1. My covenant is as sure as the fixed laws of nature.
  2. I will make the descendants of David numerous as the stars and sand.
  3. David will never fail to have a descendent on the throne.
  4. All of the above

2) What did the people do after making a covenant with King Zedekiah to release their slaves (see 34:8-16)?

March 5: Jeremiah 35-36

1) What lesson did the Lord teach the men of Judah and Jerusalem through the lives of the Rechabites and what reward did they receive as a result of their obedience (35:12-19)?

2) When God told Jeremiah to write down on a scroll all the words He had spoken to him since the days of King Josiah, instructed his assistant Baruch to read it in the Temple, and it was ultimately taken and read to King Jehoiakim, what did the king ultimately do with the scroll (see 36:22-24)?

  1. Placed the scroll in the Royal Library
  2. Repented in sackcloth and ashes
  3. Cut it in strips and tossed it in the fire
  4. None of the above

March 6: Jeremiah 37-38

1) After Jeremiah was beaten and imprisoned, King Zedekiah brought the prophet out of prison to secretly ask if there was any word from the LORD for him. After delivering that word, what did Jeremiah ask of the king (see 37:16-21)?

  1. Spare him from the dungeon
  2. Provide him daily food
  3. Compensate him for spiritual counsel
  4. None of the above

2) When they became fed up with Jeremiah's message of judgment during the Bablylonian siege of Jerusalem, what did some of the leading men do to the faithful prophet (see 38:1-6)?

March 7: 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?