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Jeremiah 6-12 September 29-Oct 5 Answers

29\Jeremiah 6

Prophets and priests were practicing _ _ _ _ _.

Jer 6:13 "From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit. NIV

Do they have shame?

Jer 6:15 Are they ashamed of their loathsome conduct? No, they have no shame at all; they do not even know how to blush. So they will fall among the fallen; they will be brought down when I punish them," says the LORD. NIV

Since the Lord rejected them, they were called?

Jer 6:30 They are called rejected silver, because the LORD has rejected them." NIV

30\Jeremiah 7

Where was Jeremiah supposed to stand to proclaim the message?

Jer 7:2 "Stand at the gate of the LORD's house and there proclaim this message: "'Hear the word of the LORD, all you people of Judah who come through these gates to worship the LORD. NIV

What would they have to do to be allowed to live in the place?

Jer 7:3 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Reform your ways and your actions, and I will let you live in this place. NIV

Did they do more evil than their forefathers?

Jer 7:26 But they did not listen to me or pay attention. They were stiff-necked and did more evil than their forefathers.' NIV

1\Jeremiah 8

They pursue their own course like a horse charging into...?

Jer 8:6 I have listened attentively, but they do not say what is right. No one repents of his wickedness,

saying, "What have I done?" Each pursues his own course like a horse charging into battle. NIV

The Stork knows what?

Jer 8:7 Even the stork in the sky knows her appointed seasons, and the dove, the swift and the thrush

observe the time of their migration. But my people do not know the requirements of the LORD.

When do they say “Peace, peace”?

Jer 8:11 They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious."Peace, peace," they say,

when there is no peace. NIV

2\Jeremiah 9

Why did Jeremiah want to get away from his people?

Jer 9:2 Oh, that I had in the desert a lodging place for travelers, so that I might leave my people

and go away from them; for they are all adulterers, a crowd of unfaithful people. NIV

...They go from one sin to another, they do not acknowledge me,” declares the _ _ _ _.

Jer 9:3 "They make ready their tongue like a bow, to shoot lies; it is not by truth that they triumph in the land. They go from one sin to another; they do not acknowledge me," declares the LORD.

What should the wise man not boast of?

Jer 9:23 This is what the LORD says: "Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, NIV

3\Jeremiah 10

From where did they bring the hammered silver?

Jer 10:9 Hammered silver is brought from Tarshish and gold from Uphaz. What the craftsman and goldsmith have made is then dressed in blue and purple-- all made by skilled workers. NIV

When God is angry, what trembles?

Jer 10:10 But the LORD is the true God; he is the living God, the eternal King. When he is angry, the earth trembles; the nations cannot endure his wrath. NIV

Why did the shepherds not prosper?

Jer 10:21 The shepherds are senseless and do not inquire of the LORD; so they do not prosper

and all their flock is scattered. NIV

4\Jeremiah 11

What happened to the man who did not obey the terms of the covenant?

Jer 11:3 Tell them that this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Cursed is the man who does not obey the terms of this covenant-- NIV

How many gods did Judah have?

Jer 11:13 You have as many gods as you have towns, O Judah; and the altars you have set up to burn incense to that shameful god Baal are as many as the streets of Jerusalem.' NIV

What will happen to the sons and daughters of the people of Anathoth?

Jer 11:22 therefore this is what the LORD Almighty says: 'I will punish them. Their young men will die by the sword, their sons and daughters by famine. NIV

5\Jeremiah 12

What was Jeremiah’s question about the wicked?

12:1 You are always righteous, O LORD, when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease? NIV

What did God tell Jeremiah about his brothers and his family?

Jer 12:6 Your brothers, your own family   even they have betrayed you; they have raised a loud cry against you. Do not trust them, though they speak well of you. NIV

If the wicked will learn the ways of God’s people and swear by God’s name, what will happen?

Jer 12:16 And if they learn well the ways of my people and swear by my name, saying, 'As surely as the LORD lives'  even as they once taught my people to swear by Baal  then they will be established among my people. NIV

 

Jeremiah 13-19 Oct 6-12 Answers…

6\Jeremiah 13

What was Jeremiah instructed to buy?

Jer 13:1 This is what the LORD said to me: "Go and buy a linen belt and put it around your waist, but do not let it touch water." NIV

Why were they to hear and pay attention?

Jer 13:15 Hear and pay attention, do not be arrogant, for the LORD has spoken. NIV

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard its _ _ _ _ _?

Jer 13:23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard its spots? Neither can you do good who are accustomed to doing evil. NIV

7\Jeremiah 14

What was the word of the Lord to Jeremiah concerning?

Jer 14:1 This is the word of the LORD to Jeremiah concerning the drought: NIV

Why doesn’t the Lord accept them?

Jer 14:10 This is what the LORD says about this people: "They greatly love to wander; they do not restrain their feet. So the LORD does not accept them; he will now remember their wickedness and punish them for their sins." NIV

Is the hope for rain in worthless idols?

Jer 14:22 Do any of the worthless idols of the nations bring rain? Do the skies themselves send down showers? No, it is you, O LORD our God. Therefore our hope is in you, for you are the one who does all this. NIV

8\Jeremiah 15

What two great men of God did God mention?

Jer 15:1 Then the LORD said to me: "Even if Moses and Samuel were to stand before me, my heart would not go out to this people. Send them away from my presence! Let them go! NIV

What did Jeremiah do with the words of the Lord?

Jer 15:16 When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart's delight, for I bear your name, O LORD God Almighty. NIV

How could Jeremiah be restored?

Jer 15:19 Therefore this is what the LORD says: "If you repent, I will restore you that you may serve me; if you utter worthy, not worthless, words, you will be my spokesman. Let this people turn to you, but you must not turn to them. NIV

9\Jeremiah 16

What were they supposed to do about marriage and having children?

Jer 16:1 Then the word of the LORD came to me: 2 "You must not marry and have sons or daughters in this place." NIV

Why was God sending them punishment?

Jer 16:11 then say to them, 'It is because your fathers forsook me,' declares the LORD, 'and followed other gods and served and worshiped them. They forsook me and did not keep my law. 12 But you have behaved more wickedly than your fathers. See how each of you is following the stubbornness of his evil heart instead of obeying me.NIV

The Lord was Jeremiah’s refuge in time of...?

Jer 16:19 O LORD, my strength and my fortress, my refuge in time of distress, to you the nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, "Our fathers possessed nothing but false gods,

worthless idols that did them no good. NIV

10\Jeremiah 17

Judah’s sin is inscribed on the tablet of their?

Jer 17:1 "Judah's sin is engraved with an iron tool, inscribed with a flint point, on the tablets of their hearts and on the horns of their altars. NIV

Who is cursed?

Jer 17:5 This is what the LORD says: "Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the LORD. NIV

Who is the blessed man?

Jer 17:7 "But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him. NIV

11\Jeremiah 18

Where was Jeremiah supposed to go for the message of the Lord?

Jer 18:1 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD: 2 "Go down to the potter's house, and there I will give you my message." NIV

If a nation who was warned, repents then what will happen?

Jer 18:8 and if that nation I warned repents of its evil, then I will relent and not inflict on it the disaster I had planned. NIV

What would happen to the nation that does evil in God’s sight?

Jer 18:9 And if at another time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be built up and planted, 10 and if it does evil in my sight and does not obey me, then I will reconsider the good I had intended to do for it.

12\Jeremiah 19

Who was Jeremiah supposed to take along with him?

Jer 19:1

19:1 This is what the LORD says: "Go and buy a clay jar from a potter. Take along some of the elders of the people and of the priests NIV

They had built the high places of Baal to do what?

Jer 19:5

5 They have built the high places of Baal to burn their sons in the fire as offerings to Baal--something I did not command or mention, nor did it enter my mind. NIV

What was smashing the pot a warning about?

Jer 19:11

11 and say to them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: I will smash this nation and this city just as this potter's jar is smashed and cannot be repaired. They will bury the dead in Topheth until there is no more room. NIV

 

Jeremiah 20-26 October13-19 Answers…

13\Jeremiah 20

Who was the chief officer in the temple?

Jer 20:1 When the priest Pashhur son of Immer, the chief officer in the temple of the LORD, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things, NIV

After Jeremiah was beaten, where was he put into stocks?

Jer 20:2 he had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put in the stocks at the Upper Gate of Benjamin at the LORD's temple. NIV

God’s word was like a fire shut up in....?

Jer 20:9 But if I say, "I will not mention him or speak any more in his name," his word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. NIV

14\Jeremiah 21

What King wanted Jeremiah to go to God for him?

Jer 21:1 The word came to Jeremiah from the LORD when King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur son of Malkijah and the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah. They said: NIV

Who would escape with his life?

Jer 21:9 Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; he will escape with his life. NIV

God will punish them as their deeds... ?

Jer 21:14 I will punish you as your deeds deserve, declares the LORD. I will kindle a fire in your forests that will consume everything around you.'" NIV

15\Jeremiah 22

What would happen if the King would carefully carry out God’s commands?

Jer 22:4 For if you are careful to carry out these commands, then kings who sit on David's throne will come through the gates of this palace, riding in chariots and on horses, accompanied by their officials and their people. NIV

What would happen to the King if he would not obey God’s commands?

Jer 22:5 But if you do not obey these commands, declares the LORD, I swear by myself that this palace will become a ruin.'" NIV

Jehoiachin was a despised, broken pot, an object... finish.

Jer 22:28 Is this man Jehoiachin a despised, broken pot, an object no one wants? Why will he and his children be hurled out, cast into a land they do not know? NIV

16\Jeremiah 23

God warned the shepherds who were...

Jer 23:1 "Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture!" declares the LORD. NIV

The prophet and priest were...

Jer 23:11 "Both prophet and priest are godless; even in my temple I find their wickedness," declares the LORD. NIV

Who is God against?

Jer 23:30 "Therefore," declares the LORD, "I am against the prophets who steal from one another words supposedly from me. NIV

17\Jeremiah 24

Nebuchadnezzer carried Jehoichin into _ _ _ _ _.

Jer 24:1 After Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the craftsmen and the artisans of Judah were carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple of the LORD.

What kind of fruit did God think of the good exiles as?

Jer 24:5 "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Like these good figs, I regard as good the exiles from Judah, whom I sent away from this place to the land of the Babylonians. NIV

Zedekiah was considered to be like a poor fig, which are so bad they cannot be _ _ _ _ _.

Jer 24:8 "'But like the poor figs, which are so bad they cannot be eaten,' says the LORD, 'so will I deal with Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the survivors from Jerusalem, whether they remain in this land or live in Egypt. NIV

18\Jeremiah 25

When was the first year of Nebuchadnezzar’s reign?

Jer 25:1 The word came to Jeremiah concerning all the people of Judah in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, which was the first year of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. NIV

How many years would they be punished?

Jer 25:12 "But when the seventy years are fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon and his nation, the land of the Babylonians, for their guilt," declares the LORD, "and will make it desolate forever.

From where was the mighty storm rising?

Jer 25:32 This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Look! Disaster is spreading from nation to nation;

a mighty storm is rising from the ends of the earth." NIV

19\Jeremiah 26

When did the word come from the Lord?

Jer 26:1 Early in the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came from the LORD:

Who seized Jeremiah and said, “You must die!”

Jer 26:8 But as soon as Jeremiah finished telling all the people everything the LORD had commanded him to say, the priests, the prophets and all the people seized him and said, "You must die!

Who supported Jeremiah?

Jer 26:24 Furthermore, Ahikam son of Shaphan supported Jeremiah, and so he was not handed over to the people to be put to death. NIV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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