Week 1 - Preparing for Jeremiah 1
Prepare - Wednesday – Feb. 27
Read 2 Kings 22-23 and 2 Chron. 34-35 – What is the background that Jeremiah comes into? In what ways would he have been encouraged? In what way would the situation have made his burden more difficult?
Prepare - Thursday – Feb. 28
Read Jer. 1:1-3. What personal information about Jeremiah do we learn?
Prepare – Friday – March 1
Read Jer. 1:4-10.
When did God decide to use Jeremiah for this task?
What is his task?
What excuse does he make?
What tasks did God give Jeremiah – v. 10
Prepare – Saturday – March 2
Read Jer.1:11-19 - In light of Jeremiah’s difficult task, what promises does God give Jeremiah?
Think about it:
How might it be said that God formed you?
Does he know you?
Has he set you apart?
Has he appointed you?
Personally: How do you handle life when it doesn’t go the way you think it ought?