14 Dec Luke 1:33

33 "and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end." Do you know what is going to happen tomorrow? Doubt it, but I guarantee God does! Do you know what is going to happen hundreds of years...

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14 Dec Ezekiel 3:15

15 “And there, where they were living, I sat among them for seven days—overwhelmed.”     When I was little I HATED thunderstorms! One loud clap of thunder and guess where I was at? I was in my parents’ bed with my head under the covers. I was...

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13 Dec Ezekiel 3:3b

3 “So I ate it and it tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth.”     Ezekiel had been given a scroll, a long roll of paper, and on both sides were written words of “lament and mourning and woe.” (Ezekiel 2:10) But when Ezekiel ate the...

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12 Dec Ezekiel 2:3

3 “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a rebellious nation…”     Ezekiel was called to live and preach God’s message of repentance and salvation to an “obstinate and stubborn people.” (v 4) That seems like it would be a tough job....

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11 Dec II Kings 17:7

7 All this took place because the Israelites had sinned against the LORD their God…   We have seen through our timeline that sin has terrible consequences. Remember Adam and Eve? Saul? David? Solomon? And we pick up our story this week with Israel exiled. That means...

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09 Dec Jeremiah 29:10

10 “When seventy years are completed for Babylon, I will come and fulfill my gracious promise to bring you back to this place.”     I was grounded for a week when I was young. I can’t imagine being in trouble for 70 years! But after my...

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08 Dec Jeremiah 25:10a

10 “I will banish from them the sounds of joy and gladness.”     Parents don’t like to punish their kids. The kids mope around, we can’t play together, and the house is really quiet. The same thing happened to Judah. They burned the temple and the...

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07 Dec Jeremiah 25:9

9 “…I will completely destroy them and make them an object of horror and scorn, and an everlasting ruin.” Sad isn’t it? God had delivered His people from slavery into a land flowing with milk and honey. And now? They were an everlasting ruin…an object of horror...

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06 Dec II Kings 24:1

1 “…Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon invaded the land…”     Want to know something? God NEVER EVER tells a lie! The people kept testing Him and God sent Nebuchadnezzar to invade. Judah had taken advantage of God’s patience! Discuss a time you tested your parents by saying...

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05 Dec Jeremiah 25:7

7 “But you did not listen to me,” declares the LORD, “…and you have brought harm to yourselves.”     Have you ever been in trouble and your parents said, “I told you so?” They knew the consequences of your actions ahead of time. God said the...

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