Against The Nations: Babylon (part 2) Jeremiah 50:21-46

AGAINST THE NATIONS: Babylon (part 2)

Jeremiah 50:21-46

 

I.                Utterly Destroy (vs. 21-32)

a.      From Whom does the command to utterly destroy Babylon come from?

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b.      What could the phrase “the hammer of the whole earth” mean? (see also   

Revelation 18:3, 19:2) ___________________________________________

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c.      Prior to its downfall was Babylon even aware of its imminent demise?

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      d.  Whose weapons are described as being against Babylon? _____________

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      e.  The bull reference in verse 27 is likely not livestock…how does Jeremiah

 46:21 help us to see that? _________________________________________

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      f. What is a primary sin that Babylon was guilty of in verses 29-32? _______

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II.              The Lord Remembers Israel and Judah (vs. 33-34)

a.      In what way does the Lord see that His people have been wronged? ____

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      b. Who is Israel’s Redeemer? ______________________________________

      c. How is the Lord’s role as Mediator displayed in verse 34?  (1 Timothy 2:5)

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      d. What will the Lord provide to Israel by putting Babylon down? _________

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III.            Who Will Withstand Me? (vs. 35-46)

a.      In Matthew 2 we see wise men come from the east to seek Jesus and 

worship Him what becomes of the wise men in vs. 36? _________________

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b.      How is verse 38 lined up with Revelation 16:12? ___________________  

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c.      The destruction purposed against Babylon is again likened to the  

destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah…what was intended? ______________

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d.      How far reaching will the news and impact of the destruction of Babylon

be.? __________________________________________________________

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   IV.  Application: The fall of Babylon to the Medes and Persians was without a battle so Ch 50 is describing events also prophesied in Revelation yet to come.  How do we know these events will happen just as they have been described? _________________________________________________________________

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