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A Condensed, Chronological Journey through the Bible!

Discover How You are Part of God’s Story!

 

Study the Story

 

As you read Chapter 17 of The Story during the week,  you  will encounter the fall of Jerusalem. This biblical account helps us to know and trust in God’s faithful promises to not abandon his people.

 

1. What are some of the common practices or traits you see in the kings who did evil in the eyes of the Lord?  What were the common traits or practices of those who did good?

 

 

 

2.  Read Jeremiah’s prophecy on pp. 238-240 of The Story.  What message was he sent to deliver to Israel?

 

 

 

3.   What are ways the reign of the last king, Zedekiah, served as the last straw for the people of Jerusalem?  How did it end for them? 

 

 

 

 

Share the Story:

 

One day around a meal or your dinner table, have an intentional conversation about Lamentations 3:25-26. Read that verse.  Use the following questions for discussion:

 

 

What are some ways we can put our hope in God, seek him, and to quietly wait for him?

 

 

Very Important Passage:

 

 

Lamentations 3:25-26 ~ “The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him,
to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.”