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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through Jeremiah

Treachery, Faithlessness, and Judgment (Jeremiah 41)

Treachery, Faithlessness, and Judgment (Jeremiah 41)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah 41   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Our chronological study of the Scriptures returns to Jeremiah’s prophecies following the destruction of Jerusalem. Having taken captive all the nobility, leaders, and skilled...

Jeremiah Remembered and Rewarded (Jeremiah 40)

Jeremiah Remembered and Rewarded (Jeremiah 40)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah 40   Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. As foretold by the prophets, God’s judgment was consummated against Judah, and Jerusalem lay in ruins. ...

Jerusalem is Fallen, but God Reigns! (Jeremiah 38; Jeremiah 39)

Jerusalem is Fallen, but God Reigns! (Jeremiah 38; Jeremiah 39)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah 38; Jeremiah 39 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. With the army of the Chaldeans (Babylon) encamped outside the walls of Jerusalem, the people...

Reject God’s Word at Your Peril (Jeremiah 36)

Reject God’s Word at Your Peril (Jeremiah 36)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah 36   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Our study of Jeremiah continues and covers the years of the reign of Jehoiakim (the third to the last king of Judah). Baruch, who acted as Jeremiah’s assistant and scribe...

How Will You Be Remembered? (Jeremiah 34; Jeremiah 35)

How Will You Be Remembered? (Jeremiah 34; Jeremiah 35)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah  34; Jeremiah 35   Jeremiah 34 – Death Comes Knocking With Nebuchadnezzar’s great army arrayed outside the walls of Jerusalem (Jeremiah 34:1), the LORD came to Jeremiah. He commanded His prophet to declare Jerusalem's imminent destruction...

God’s Promises Never Fail! (Jeremiah 33)

God’s Promises Never Fail! (Jeremiah 33)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah 33   Click on this link for a translation of this Bible study. Our chronological study of the Scriptures brings us to Jeremiah 33, where we find Jeremiah, a prisoner of King Zedekiah (Jeremiah 33:1). For what cause was the prophet of the...

Is Anything Too Hard for the LORD? (Jeremiah 32)

Is Anything Too Hard for the LORD? (Jeremiah 32)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah 32   Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, German, Spanish, or French. Our study of the Book of Jeremiah brings us to “the tenth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, which was the...

The Prodigal Forgiven (Jeremiah 31)

The Prodigal Forgiven (Jeremiah 31)

Scripture reading - Jeremiah 31  Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. After recording the prophecies of the LORD’s judgment against Judah and Israel for their wickedness, Jeremiah 30 concluded with the Second Coming of Christ and the great...

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The Failure of the Gatekeepers (Ezra 9)

The Failure of the Gatekeepers (Ezra 9)

Scripture reading - Ezra 9 Click this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, or French. Ezra 9   Ezra arrived in Jerusalem with gold and silver furnished by King Artaxerxes, the leaders of Persia, and the...

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Reflecting on God’s Grace and Mercy (Nehemiah 9)

Reflecting on God’s Grace and Mercy (Nehemiah 9)

Scripture reading - Nehemiah 9 Click this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, German, Spanish, Portuguese, or French. Nehemiah had served King Artaxerxes as governor of Judah and completed rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem and...

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Discouragement: The Devil’s Favorite Tool (Ezra 5; Ezra 6)

Discouragement: The Devil’s Favorite Tool (Ezra 5; Ezra 6)

Scripture reading - Ezra 5; Ezra 6   Click this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. We continue our study of Israel’s history after the Jews returned from exile. With King Cyrus's decree to...