We Will Not Listen To You! ~ Jeremiah 44:1-30

WE WILL NOT LISTEN TO YOU!
Jeremiah 44:1-30

I.    You Commit this Great Evil Against Yourselves  (vs. 1-10) 
a.    God’s judgment was not constrained by the borders of Judah.  Why

should this have been a concern to those who fled to Egypt? ____
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b. Should this word of judgment have taken the people by surprise who

had fled to Egypt? __________________________________________

c. What specifically does God cite as the great evil they had done? (vs. 8) _________________________________________________________  
d. Who was indicted in Gods charges against Judah? _____________
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II.    Burning Incense to the ‘Queen of Heaven”  (vs. 11-23)
a. At this point is God still pleading with His people to return to Him? 
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b. What is meant in verse 12 by the phrase “who have set their faces to go

into the land of Egypt…?  _________________________________ _____

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c. Who had burned incense to the “queen of heaven” and who knew about it? __________________________________________________ 
d. In trying to justify their sin what reason do they state proved they were right

to worship the queen of heaven? ___________________________
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e. What were they failing to comprehend in their actions and God’s actions?

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III.    My Words Will Surely Stand Against You (vs. 24-30)
a. What does Jeremiah tell the people who spoke that they would continue to

burn incense? ____________________________________ _____________

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b. What does God promise these willfully disobedient people in the land of Egypt? ________________________________________________ _______________

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c. Why was God going to make sure a small remnant would escape back to the

land of Judah? ____________________________________ ________________

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IV.    Application:  How do people sometimes mistake God’s longsuffering for

acceptance in regards to their sin? ________________________________
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When the consequences for sin appear what is the only remedy and does this

mean that the consequences immediately go away? ____________________
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