Back to Egypt – Hit the Mark
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Man standing at a fork in a road with a choice to make

Fear: a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid. Anticipation of the possibility that something unpleasant will occur. Fear is something we all know intimately. It manifests itself in our lives in various ways and when it does, we … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Back to Egypt
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Hope Sabbath School

You can view an in-depth discussion of “Back to Egypt” in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School … [Click to read more …]

Back to Egypt – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : After the destruction of Jerusalem, Israel goes deeper and deeper into sin in line with human nature. Jeremiah stayed with the people as God stays with us. Back to Egypt Lesson December 12-18, 2015/ 1. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 41:16-18. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Taken Into Exile
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Golden Statue

Read Jeremiah 43:8-13. What did the Lord say through Jeremiah? Tahpanhes was a town at the northeastern border of Egypt, which had significant fortifications and where a great number of Jewish colonists lived. Here again, the Lord wants Jeremiah to act out a prophecy symbolically. Even though words are powerful, sometimes when things are done … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: Political Anarchy
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Two men standing on unstable ground.

One would think that with the destruction of the city and the total defeat by the Babylonians, all the people would have learned their lesson. Unfortunately, not all did, and the drama wasn’t over yet. Read Jeremiah 40:7-16. What message was given (again) to the people? What is the significance of the word remnantused in … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Back to Egypt
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Read for This Week’s Study: Jer. 40:7-16, Jeremiah 41-43, Exod. 16:3, Num. 16:13, Jeremiah 44:1-30. Memory Text: May the Lord be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with everything the Lord your God sends you to tell us (Jeremiah 42:5, NIV). This week’s lesson brings us toward … [Click to read more …]