The Last Five Kings
Aug 20, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “The king of Israel will die in Babylon, the land of the king who put him in power and whose treaty he disregarded and broke” (Ezekiel 17:16). A Chart of the Last 5 Kings of Judah: The story of two eagles found in Ezekiel 17 ...
God’s Great Persistance
Aug 19, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “I will do this to capture the minds and hearts of all my people who have turned from me to worship their detestable idols” (Ezekiel 14:5). God, through Ezekiel, explained that it was because of his great and everlasting love that he is bringing the exile ...
Promise of the New Covenant
Aug 18, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Then the glory of the Lord went up from the city and stopped above the mountain to the east” (Ezekiel 11:23). The Temple had been polluted heavily with idolatry to the point that God’s Spirit could no longer dwell there. He arises from the Holy of ...
The Mark of a Seal
Aug 17, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “With them was a man dressed in linen, who carried a writer’s case at his side… He said to him, “Walk through the streets of Jerusalem and put a mark on the foreheads of all who weep and sigh because of the detestable sins being committed in their ...
Aug 16, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Notes “I have appointed you as a watchman for Israel. If … you fail to deliver the warning, they will die in their sins” (Ezekiel 3:18). Click the link to see a recipe for Ezekiel bread: (Click the Back button to return to blog) See a recipe for Ezekiel ...
A Priest in Captivity
Aug 15, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Son of man, I am sending you to the nation of Israel… and whether they listen or refuse to listen – at least they will know they have had a prophet among them” (Ezekiel 2:3-5). Our dear Jeremiah is wrongly imprisoned back at home in Jerusalem ...
A Command To Return Home
Aug 14, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Come out, my people, flee from Babylon” (Jeremiah 51:45). Today’s reading is loaded with historical significance for in 597 B.C. occurs the second Babylonian exile where 10,000 people were taken from their homes to a new land! Isn’t it interesting that amidst the seemingly unthinkable, ...
A New Covenant
Aug 13, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “The day is coming… when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and Judah” (Jeremiah 31.31). Jeremiah 31 brings a message of hope. In the midst of breaking down, God is doing a new thing… he is going to build up and ...
A Letter to Exiles
Aug 12, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, the God of Israel, says to all the captives he has exiled to Babylon from Jerusalem: “Build homes, and plan to stay. Plant gardens and eat the food they produce. Marry and have children” (Jeremiah 29:4-6). After 597 ...
A Righteous Branch
Aug 11, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “The time is coming, says the Lord, when I will raise up a righteous descendant from King David’s line. He will be a King who rules with wisdom. He will do what is just and right throughout the land” (Jeremiah 23:5). Jeremiah 23 contains Scripture referring ...
Aug 10, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “The descendants of Jehonadab son of Recab have obeyed their ancestor completely, but you have refused to listen to me” (Jeremiah 35:16)! Today’s reading introduces us to a brand new people – the Recabites. Descendents of Moses father-in-law, these people accompanied Israel in the wilderness and ...
Created as Cloth
Aug 09, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “As a loincloth clings to a man’s waist, so I created Judah and Israel to cling to me, says the Lord. They were to be my people, my pride, my glory – an honor to my name” (Jeremiah 13:11). In today’s reading, God asks Jeremiah to ...
The Weeping Prophet
Aug 08, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “I hurt with the hurt of my people. I mourn and am overcome with grief” (Jeremiah 8:21). Jeremiah has been called “The Weeping Prophet” because he so identified through tears the plight of God’s people throughout Judah and Jerusalem up to and including the time of ...
How to Adapt When Everything is New
Aug 07, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Then the king appointed Daniel to a high position and… made Daniel ruler over the whole province of Babylon, as well as chief over all his wise men” (Daniel 2:48). We can’t always make sense of our dreams, can we? Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon had ...
Encouragement Not To Quit
Aug 06, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “He arrested Jeremiah the prophet and had him whipped and put in stocks” (Jeremiah 20:2). The story of the potter and the clay, told by Jeremiah the prophet, is an action sermon depicting a spiritual reality using a physical example. The telling of this truth, that ...
The Unshakeable Word
Aug 05, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “So Jeremiah sent for Baruch son of Neriah, and as Jeremiah dictated all the prophecies that the Lord had given him, Baruch wrote them on a scroll” (Jeremiah 36:4). Jeremiah gives 13 messages of judgement (Jeremiah chapters 2-25), which are arranged topically, not chronologically. Chapter 25, ...
An Angry Mob
Aug 04, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Then he (Jehoahaz) was deposed by the king of Egypt, who demanded that Judah pay 7,500 pounds of silver and 75 pounds of gold as tribute. The king of Egypt then installed Eliakim, the brother of Jehoahaz, as the next king of Judah and Jerusalem” (2 Chronicles 36:3-4). ...
Three Kinds of Sinners
Aug 03, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Stand in silence… for the awesome day of the Lord’s judgment is near” (Zephaniah 1:7). Today, we begin to discuss what Scripture calls a Day of the Lord. This is a time of worldwide devastation which occurs in the last days. An act of right judgment, ...
Living by Faith
Aug 02, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “The righteous will live by faith” (Habakkuk 2:4). There is a verse in the book of Habakkuk that is one of the most important verses in the entire Bible. It speaks of righteousness, daily life and faith. This verse formed the basis for three of Paul’s ...
A Burdensome Message
Aug 01, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Nineveh is like a leaking water reservoir!” (Nahum 2:8). Nineveh was a city founded by Nimrod back in the book of Genesis. The prophet Jonah was sent by God to Nineveh to call them to repent. Prompted by Jonah, they did repent and were spared. Our ...
Taking God Seriously
Jul 31, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Let us live in awe of the Lord” (Jeremiah 5:24). Many of us use the term “awesome” quite casually in everyday life. We use it to denote something spectacular, of extreme goodness and/or denoting excitement. The original Hebrew meaning denotes something quite different. In fact, todays ...
A Desire for Fatherhood
Jul 30, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “I would love to treat you as my own children!… I looked forward to your calling me ‘Father'” (Jeremiah 3:19). In the book of Jeremiah we see charges made against Israel for their unfaithfulness to the Lord their God. We also understand that during this time ...
Choose Your Witness
Jul 29, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “So the Lord sent the commanders of the Assyrian armies, and they took Manasseh prisoner. They put a ring through his nose, bound him in bronze chains, and led him away to Babylon. But while in deep distress, Manasseh sought the Lord his God and sincerely humbled himself ...
Looking for God
Jul 28, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Oh, that you would burst from the heavens and come down! How the mountains would quake in your presence!” (Isaiah 64:1). Today, we will discuss the actual prayer of repentance Israel will pray when surrounded by the nations at the end of the Great Tribulation, which ...
A New Name
Jul 27, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “You (Jerusalem) will be given a new name by the Lords’s own mouth” (Isaiah 62:2). Have you ever thought about praying for the peace of Jerusalem? Today’s reading calls us to “pray day and night, continually for God to make Jerusalem the pride of the earth… ...
The Heart of the Gospel
Jul 26, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “My servant grew up in the Lord’s presence like a tender green shoot, like a root in dry ground” (Isaiah 53:2). The Lord’s Suffering Servant, portrayed in Isaiah 52-53, it a very well-known section of Scripture because of its importance and relevance to the centrality of ...
Three Important Relationships
Jul 25, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “I have written your name on the palms of my hands!” (Isaiah 49:16). In our reading today, we see God as a loving mother with comfort and reassurance of his love and protection. Three of the chapters we read today have a deeper meaning and reveal ...
Jul 24, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “I am the First and the Last; there is no other God” (Isaiah 44:6). Today we read four proclamations: one of returning home, one of coming power, one of a fallen kingdom and one of an everlasting God! When God says He is the First ...
Behold, Your God
Jul 23, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “You have been chosen to know me, believe in me, and understand that I alone am God” (Isaiah 43:10). Messiah is called both God’s servant (Isaiah 42:1) and redeemer (Isaiah 43:1). He has called us by name, and personally considers us his own possession. As savior, ...
A Great Healing
Jul 22, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “About that time Hezekiah became deathly ill. He prayed to the Lord, who healed him and gave him a miraculous sign” (2 Chronicles 32:24-25). Hezekiah was a highly honored man of great resources, silver, gold, precious stones, storehouses and supplies. He asked God to heal him ...