Morning Light Bible Study

Morning Light – May 12, 2017 – Jeremiah 19:  Hell Comes to Jerusalem

Morning Light – Jeremiah 19 Today: [Jeremiah 19] Hell Comes to Jerusalem. In this chapter, Jeremiah takes the elders of the city out to the valley of Hinnom which is representative in Christian scripture as eternal hell. It was where the kings of Jerusalem often sacrificed their children to Baal. At this place of shame Jeremiah describes to those gathered the destruction of the city. Does this chapter and its message have any relevance to us as individuals or as a people? Most would not even take the time to consider the question. Streaming live daily at: http://bit.ly/2luPMYU [Jer 19:1-15 … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 12th, 2017 – Jeremiah 18:  Can There Be False Repentance?

Morning Light – Jeremiah 18 Today: [Jeremiah 18] Can There Be False Repentance? In this chapter, Jeremiah is sent to the Potter’s House. The message convey to him there as he watches the potter is that of the sovereignty of God. Up to this point Jeremiah’s understanding of God was strained by the Father’s punishment of the nation of Judah. If God promised peace, why were the Babylonians invading? In answer to this, the Father points out once again the pervasive culture of idolatry that has gripped Judah for generations. Only true repentance can bring relief. Streaming live daily at: … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 10th, 2017 – Jeremiah 17:  Are You Capable of Repentance?

Morning Light – Jeremiah 17 Today: [Jeremiah 17] Are You Capable of Repentance? In this chapter, Jeremiah declares that the people of the nation are indelibly sinful and resistant to change. Have you ever tried to wash permanent marker out of a piece of laundry? Sin is like that. Do you have a pet sin, or attitude so deeply ingrained in your character that it is like that permanent marker? Would you be willing to see it, if it existed? That is the message of Jeremiah in ch. 17. Streaming live daily at: http://bit.ly/2luPMYU [Jer 17:1-27 KJV] 1 The sin … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 10th, 2017 – Jeremiah 16:  Are You Called to Be Single for Jesus?

Morning Light – Jeremiah 16 Today: [Jeremiah 16] Are You Called to Be Single for Jesus? In this chapter Jeremiah is commanded to remain unmarried. This is not without precedence in Christian culture. There is an unspoken judgment among many that if you are REALLY serious about serving Jesus, that you will choose to be single and celibate. Is this true? Why was Jeremiah commanded to be celibate? In the Catholic church historically we find that husbands were excommunicated for choosing marriage and their wives were sold into slavery and their children abandoned in the streets – all designed by … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 8th, 2017 – Jeremiah 15:  What God CANNOT Do

Morning Light – Jeremiah 15 Today: [Jeremiah 15] What God CANNOT Do: In this chapter God speaking through Jeremiah makes an astonishing statement of what He CANNOT do. Jeremiah is asking God to have mercy on the nation of Judah in spite of the fact that they admittedly have not repented in the least. In answer to this God replies that even in Moses and Samuel the prophet were in their midst clemency for the unrepented of sin of the people would not be possible. Streaming live daily at: http://bit.ly/2luPMYU [Jer 15:1-21 KJV] 1 Then said the LORD unto me, … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 5th, 2017 – Jeremiah 14:   When God Says Stop Praying

Morning Light – Jeremiah 14 Today: [Jeremiah 14] When God Says Stop Praying. In this chapter, we find the nation of Judah dealing with the invading Babylonians, when something worse happens. Have you ever experienced compound problems, one after another? It is devastating emotionally and draining physically to fight a battle on more than one front. Jeremiah cries out to God and acknowledges that even in the midst of terrible problems, the people are unrepentance and refuse to cease from their transgressions. In the midst of very compassionate intercession, God tells Jeremiah to stop praying because He will not hear … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 4th, 2017 – Jeremiah 13:  The Dirty Underwear Prophecy!

Morning Light – Jeremiah 13 Today: [Jeremiah 13] The Dirty Underwear Prophecy! In this chapter, God tells Jeremiah to wear an unwashed undergarment until it is so soiled it is good for nothing. What would you do if God instructed you to do such a thing? In this instance God was speaking through the prophet about the soiled pride of the nation of Judah. Would you be capable of obeying God in some distasteful way should He require it of you? This chapter sets a precedent that God can and does often call upon us to engage in the difficult … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light –  May 3rd, 2017 – Jeremiah 12:  Where Does Responsibility Lie?

Morning Light – Jeremiah 12 Today: [Jeremiah 12] Where Does Responsibility Lie? In this chapter, Jeremiah cries out to God that He would have mercy upon the people. The Babylonians have descended, the cities of Judah are being taken one by one. Jeremiah complains to God that wickedness is triumphing over the Lord’s heritage. God’s response to Jeremiah is that the people have set themselves against Him and therefore enmity exists between the Father and the people. Going on to emphasis where the responsibility lies the Father gives an indictment against the leaders of the people, “many pastors” who are … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 2nd, 2017 – Jeremiah 11:  Is Repentance Necessary?

Morning Light – Jeremiah 11 Today: [Jeremiah 11] Is Repentance Necessary? In Jeremiah 11 we find the prophet declaring the people excluded from the favor of God because of disobedience. They had generationally drifted from the pure worship of Jehovah in to widespread idolatry and external dependencies. What about today? A demand of obedience implies the existence of an expectation upon our lives on God’s part toward us. What does obedience look like in the New Testament? Is the only requirement to simply be sincere in our love for God or are there specific expectations that dictate a turn (repentance) … (click link or title to continue)