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  • August 31 – A Remnant of Judah Flees to Egypt

    Reading Jer. 40:7-16; 41:1-18; 42:1-22; 43:1-13; 44:1-30; 51:64b Devotional Only two months after Jerusalem’s fall conflict arises within the remnant of Judah. Recall that Nebuchadnezzar had setup Gedaliah as governor of Judah. Only the poorest Israelites had been left in Judah, the rest were carried to Babylon. Some of these men, led by a man…

  • August 16 – GOD Shows Ezekiel Israel’s Idolatry

    Reading Eze. 8:1-11:25 Devotional In the year 591 B.C., 6 years since Ezekiel arrived in Babylon, he was sitting in his house along with the elders of Judah when GOD spoke to Ezekiel in a vision. The LORD appeared to Ezekiel the same as He had previously the first time He spoke to Ezekiel, when…

  • July 29 – Three Examples of GOD’s Wisdom

    Reading Jer. 10:1-12:17 Devotional For today’s devotional I will focus on three examples of GOD’s wisdom and greatness which are contained in this reading. These chapters contain a wealth of information and insight into GOD and His character. It is nearly impossible to capture all of the lessons we could learn within one short devotional,…

  • July 25 – Jeremiah Called to Prophesy

    Reading Jer. 1:1-3:5 Devotional GOD called Jeremiah to be a prophet at a young age. Jeremiah was from the town of Anathoth, from the tribe of Benjamin, just a few miles northeast of Jerusalem. Jeremiah was called in the 13th year of Josiah’s reign and he continued prophesying through the point when Judah was taken…

  • July 2 – Hezekiah: A Son Unlike His Father

    Reading Isa. 21:11-12; 34:5-17; 21:13-17; 23:1-18 2 Kings 16:7-18 2 Chron. 28:22-27a 2 Kings 16:20b; 18:1-7a Devotional Ahaz king of Judah was a very wicked man. Consider some of what the Bible says he did: 10 Then King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet [the] king of Assyria. He saw an altar in Damascus and…