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Week Seventeen (Sermon on Chapter 17 will be on 2/14):
Chapter 17: The Kingdom’s Fall
Focus: Jeremiah, Ezekiel
Related Bible Text: 2 Kings 21; 23-25; 2 Chronicles 33; 36; Jeremiah 1-2; 4-5; 13; 21; Lamentations 1-3; 5; Ezekiel 1-2; 6-7; 36-37

Discussion Sessions:
Wednesday: 10:10 AM
Thursday: 6:45 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM

Questions to think about as you read (page 480-481 at back of book)

  1. Why did disaster come upon God’s people?
  2. What negative effects of sin have you seen in your life?
  3. What were some of the main themes of the prophets’ messages during this time?
  4. Can you relate to Jeremiah as the “weeping prophet” who felt deeply the burden of God’s people’s sin?
  5. How does God’s promise of restoration for his people still give you hope today?

Fun games to play (courtesy of D. Pleacher, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Collins CO)