VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH
BIBLE INSTITUTE, VBCBI
JEREMIAH (629-584 B. C.) 1-20 Q & A
JEREMIAH 1-20 (QUESTIONS 1-12)
Victory Baptist Church Bible Institute
3rd year, 2nd semester
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LATE KINGS OF JUDAH:
Hezekiah 715-686 B. C.
Manasseh 686-642 B. C.
Josiah 640-608 B. C.
Jehoiahaz (Shallum) 608 B. C. , 3 mo
Jehoiakim (608-598 B. C.) Egypt chose
Jeconiah 598-597 B. C. 3 mo, to Babylon
Zedekiah 597-586 B. C. chosen by Babylon
1. When was Jeremiah written and primarily under which world empire?
2. 1:2-19 What opposition does Jeremiah have?
Chapter 2 condemns unrepentant Judah for idolatry and Baal worship.
3. Chapter 3 offers redemption to N. Israel which went into captivity almost 100 years before. In 3:8 God ________ Israel. In 3:14 God has _______ Israel.
4. Chapter 4 describes the destruction of Judea and Jerusalem. How does the original Scofield Reference Bible apply 4:23-27?
5. 5:1 What is the qualification for God pardoning Jerusalem?
Chapter 6 promises punishment to Jerusalem and Judea.
6. 7:2 Where is Jeremiah ordered to stand and warn Jerusalem of destruction?
7. 7:31-32 Which N. T. Greek word comes from these verses?
Chapters 8-9 say there is no balm in Gilead because they are beyond repentance from this punishment.
Chapter 10 mocks idolatry.
Chapter 11 reminds Judah of its curse for breaking God’s covenant.
8. Chapter 12 is about conditional restoration. What is that?
In 13:19 God tells Judah they will all go into Babylonian captivity.
13:23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.
9. 14:14 In whose name do the false prophets say God will not destroy Jerusalem?
In chapter 15 God promises to restore the repentant remnant after punishment.
10. 15:4 Who was the worst king of southern Judah?
Chapters 16-17 repeat punishment and a future opportunity for restoration.
17:1 The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars.
17:7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
17:8 For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters …
17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
11. 17:19-24 After telling Jeremiah to move from the Temple entrance to the gate of the city, what warning was given?
Chapter 18 continues promises of punishment.
Chapter 19 begins in the valley of Hinnom where Judah is broken like a potter’s pot. It ends with warnings from the court of the Temple.
12. After being shackled beside the Temple gate in chapter 20, what did Jeremiah say? 20:18+
ANSWERS: 1-12 (CHAPTERS 1-20)
1. 1:1-3 Jeremiah covers the events of 629-584 B. C. primarily during three sieges and the fall of Jerusalem by the Babylonian Empire (609-586 B.C.)
2. 1:4-19 The king, the priests and the people will all oppose Jeremiah’s predictions that Babylon would destroy Judea and take it into captivity.
3. divorced, married
4. 4:23-27 Scofield taught that this describes earth between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2, the gap theory.
5. One righteous person.
6. The gate of the Temple
7. 7:31-32 “Ge-henna,” the “lake of fire,” or “hell-fire” (not Sheol or Hades)
8. Conditional restoration is not permanent. Like fellowship, men can fall from it over and over.
9. the LORD, Yahweh
10. 15:4 Mannaseh, son of Hezekiah, father of Josiah, promoted Baal worship.
11. 17:19-24 He warned against carrying burdens on the Sabbath, the sign of the Old Covenant with Israel (Ex 31:13-17).
12. 20:18+ Jeremiah said that Peshur (who shackled him) would die in Babylon after watching all his friends die.