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Gilbert House Fellowship #184: Jeremiah 41-48

THE SOJOURN in Egypt was such a defining moment in the history of Israel and Judah that you would think theĀ last thing Judeans would want is to go back there. You would be wrong.

This week’s study begins with the immediate aftermath of Nebuchadnezzar’s destruction of the Temple. A remnant in Judah, afraid of retribution from Babylon because of the assassination of the governor appointed by Nebuchadnezzar, asked Jeremiah to ask YHWH whether fleeing to Egypt was His will. Thing is, they’d decided to go regardless of His answer (which, for the record, was, “No.”)

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Gilbert House Fellowship #181: Jeremiah 33-37

SPEAKING TRUTH can be dangerous. The last days of Judah’s independence before the destruction of the Temple by Nebuchadnezzar are chronicled in this week’s study of the book of Jeremiah.

We discuss the message given to the prophet by God and what happened as a result. It’s a reminder that preaching the actual Word of God is not a path to popularity and prosperity.

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