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Gilbert House Fellowship #182: Jer 38-40; Psalms 74, 79; 2 Kings 24-25

THE LAST king of Judah, Zedekiah, was obviously more afraid of his countrymen than he was of Nebuchadnezzar — or God, for that matter.

This week’s study covers the last couple years of the kingdom of Judah before Nebuchadnezzar lost patience and destroyed Jerusalem and the Temple altogether. Zedekiah appears to have been sympathetic to Jeremiah, but he was intimidated by nationalist Judeans into continuing their rebellion against Babylon against the warnings of God through His prophet, Jeremiah.

For reference, here is the timeline of the events we’ve been discussing in our last few studies:

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