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Gilbert House Fellowship #177: Jeremiah 8-13

CONDEMNATION AND promise are the themes of Jeremiah’s prophecy against Judah in this week’s study. We discuss the coming punishment of the rebellious kingdom of Judah, which was just a few years away from being invaded by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, turning Jerusalem into a “lair of jackals” (or “dragons”), God’s decree that “the gods who did not make the heavens and the earth shall perish,” and His promise that Judah and the nations of the earth would be restored if they turned back to Him.

We also review the significance of the Tophet Jeremiah mentioned in chapter 7 and its relevance to the gods allotted to the nations by Yahweh after the Tower of Babel incident (see Deuteronomy 32:8-9 and 4:19-20).

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Gilbert House Fellowship #33: Leviticus 19-22

molechIT’S INTERESTING to note that these chapters of the Old Testament, which we often skim through when reading them alone, are so full of meaning that we’re spending more time on them than we have on some of the exciting chapters of Genesis and Exodus.

This week, we read and discuss God’s statutes for holiness relating to sexual immorality, contacting the supernatural realm, and child sacrifice. The Israelites haven’t entered Canaan yet, and already God is warning them to avoid worshipping the evil god of the Ammonites, Molech.

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