Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

October 8 – Review and Reflections

October  8 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

Jeremiah 10:1-11:23

Colossians 3:18-4:18

Proverbs 24:28-29


Review and Reflections

1. Read Jeremiah 10:1-16. The people were instructed not to be like the ____________________. Why?


The Lord is the true ___________ – He is the living God and the everlasting King.

God is the Maker of all things, and _________________  is the tribe of His inheritance.



2. Read Jeremiah 10:17-22. The _______________________ had become dull-hearted, and had not sought the Lord. Because of this they would not prosper, and all their flocks would be scattered.

3. Read Jeremiah 10:23-25. What does justice mean?


4. Read Jeremiah 11:1-17. Jeremiah is instructed to speak to the men of ________________ and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Cursed is the man who does not obey the ________________ of God.

Obedience is very important to God. There are blessings for obedience and their are _________________ for disobedience.

How had the people been disobedient?



5. Read Jeremiah 11:18-23. The Lord pronounced doom against the house of Israel because they had provoke Him to anger in offering incense to ___________.

The Lord _______________ righteously – He tests the mind and the heart.



6. Read Colossians 3:18-4:1. Wives are to submit to their own husband. What does submit mean?


Husbands are to love their wives and not be bitter toward them. What does love mean?


What does bitter mean?


Children are to obey their parents. What does obey mean?


Fathers are not to provoke their children. What does provoke mean?


What is the difference between true obedience and eyeservice?


Whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the ____________ and not to men.

He who does wrong will be __________________ for what he has done.



7. Read Colossians 4:2-18. Believers are instructed to…

*  earnestly ____________ – being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.

* walk in _______________ toward those who are outside.

*not waste time – they should _________________ the time.
* let their ________________ always be with grace.



8.Read Proverbs 24:28-29. We should not bear a false ______________________.

Is it right to do to others what they have done to you?

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October 7 – Review and Reflections

October  7 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

Jeremiah 8:8-9:26

Colossians 3:1-17

Proverbs 24:27


Review and Reflections

1. Read Jeremiah 8:8-9:26. When a person rejects the word of the Lord they are unwise. How are people rejecting the word of God today?


The people were being punished because they had forsaken God’s law. The people…

* were given to _________________________.

* dealt __________________ with others.

* were not _____________________ that they committed abomination.

* did not _______________ each other.

* deceived their neighbors – they did not _____________ the truth.



2. Read Colossians 3:1-17. Christ is sitting at the ____________   _____________  of God.

Why is covetousness considered idolatry?


The wrath of God is coming upon the sons of _____________________.


Believers should …

* seek those things which are above – set their _____________ on things above, not on things on the earth.

* do away with (put to death) fornication, ______________________, passion, evil desire, and covetousness.

* put off anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, and ______________   ______________________ out of your mouth.

* not lie to one another – put off the old ____________ with his deeds.

* put on tender mercies, _____________________, humility, _____________________, longsuffering and forgiveness.                       * put on love – love is the _____________ of perfection.

* let the peace of God _____________ in their hearts.


Let the ___________   _____   ___________________  dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Whatever you do in _____________   or _______________, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.



3. Read Proverbs 24:27. “Prepare your outside work, Make it fit for yourself in the field; And afterward _____________  _________  ___________________.”

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October 6 – Review and Reflections

October  6 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

Jeremiah 6:15-8:7

Colossians 2:8-23

Proverbs 24:26


Review and Reflections

1. Read Jeremiah 6:15-30. The people were instructed to do what in order to find fest for their souls?


Why was calamity coming upon the people?


How do people reject the words of God today?


What is a stumbling block?



2. Read Jeremiah 7:1-29. The message that God wanted Jeremiah to proclaim was for the people to amend their ways and their doings. What does amend mean?


God promised to allow the people to dwell in their home, and be their God, if they …
* amended their _________________ and their doings.

* executed _____________________ between a man and his neighbor
* did not __________________ the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow

* did not shed ___________________ blood

* did not _____________ after other gods.
* ________________ His voice.



3. Read Jeremiah 7:30-8:3. How had the people polluted the house of God?



4. Read Jeremiah 8:4-7. The people fell into a perpetual backsliding – they held fast to _________________.



5. Read Colossians 2:8-23.Believers should not allow anyone to cheat them of their reward. They should beware of…

* philosophy and _____________ deceit

* the traditions of ______________.

* the basic principles of the _______________ that are not according to Christ.

* taking delight in ______________ humility.

* worship of ________________ – intruding into those things which he has not seen.

* being puffed up by a _____________  mind.



What is self-imposed religion?


6. Read Proverbs 24:26. He who gives a _________________ answer kisses the lips.

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October 5 – Review and Reflections

October  5 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

Jeremiah 4:19-6:14


Proverbs 24:23-25


Review and Reflections

1. Read Jeremiah 4:19-31. Disaster was to come upon the people because of their unfaithful to God. “The house of Israel and the house of Judah have dealt very __________________________with Me,” says the Lord.

God said His people were foolish, and had no _______________________. They were wise to do evil, but to do ____________ they had no knowledge.

There would be war – the whole land ___________________.



2. Read Jeremiah 5:1-31. No one could be found that was _______________________.

The people refused to receive ________________________.

Why is it important for us to embrace God’s correction?


The people refused to __________________ to the Lord.

The people’s transgressions were many – their backslidings increased. What does transgression mean?


What does backsliding mean?


The people had a defiant and rebellious heart. How  do people today have a defiant and rebellious heart?



3. Read Jeremiah 6:1-14. These verse describe ________________________ under siege.

Jerusalem was full of oppression. What does oppression mean?


The people did not respect God’s Word – the Word of the Lord was a ______________________ to them.

The people were given to ___________________________ and everyone dealt falsely with each other.



4. Read Colossians 1:21-2:7. We have been ______________________ to God through Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross.

Reconciliation enables us to present ourselves holy, blameless, and above reproach in God’s sight if we continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel.

What does “continue in the faith” mean?


What does “grounded and steadfast” mean?


What does “not moved away from the hope of the gospel” mean?


Believers have received Christ Jesus the Lord. They should walk in Him, be ________________ and built up in Him, and be ______________________ in the faith.



5. Read Proverbs 24:23-25. It is not good to show ____________________ in judgment.

Those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, and a good ___________________ will come upon them.

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October 4 – Review and Reflections

October  4 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

Jeremiah 2:31-4:18

Colossians 1:1-20

Proverbs 24:21-22


Review and Reflections

1. Read Jeremiah 2:31-3:5. God’s people had forgotten Him. How do people today forget about God, the One that has saved and blessed them?


2. Read Jeremiah 3:6-4:18.These verses describe Israel’s unfaithfulness to God.

The Lord said to Jeremiah, “Have you seen what backsliding Israel has done? She has gone up on every high mountain and under every green tree, and there played the ________________.”

Even after Israel’s backsliding, God desired for Israel to _________________ to Him.

Through Israel’s casual harlotry, she _________________the land and committed _______________ with stones and trees.

God desires for people to return to Him with their whole heart, not in pretense. What does pretense mean?


When people repent and return from their backsliding (put away their abominations), God is _________________ and He will forgive and heal your backslidings.

We must __________________________ our iniquity, that we have transgressed against the Lord our God, in order to receive forgiveness through Jesus Christ.



3. Read Colossians 1:1-14. We should pray for other believers.
* Ask that they may be filled with the _____________________of God’s will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.
* Ask that they may walk ____________________ of the Lord, fully pleasing Him.

* Ask that they be _____________ in every good work.
* Ask that they are _____________________ with all might, according to God glorious power.



4. Read Colossians 1:15-20.  Jesus is the __________________ of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.

By Jesus all things were _________________ that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers.

All things were created through Jesus and __________ Him.

Jesus is before all things, and in Him all things _________________.

Jesus is the _____________ of the body, the church.

What does preeminence mean?


Jesus reconciled all things to God and made peace through the blood of His cross. What does reconciled mean?



5. Read Proverbs 24:21-22. We are to respect those in _______________________________.

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