Jeremiah’s Temple Sermon
READ Jeremiah 7:1-7
Why does Jeremiah say “trust not in lying words, saying ‘the temple of the Lord’…”?
How do we know that Israel were not living their temple covenants?
Why are the outward ordinances and behavioral standards necessary but not sufficient for salvation?
READ Jeremiah 7:23-24, 28, 30
They have the Temple, so how has “truth perished”?
Let’s see how the Priesthood Leaders react to Jeremiah’s indictment of their “religious” behavior…
READ Jeremiah 14:13-14
Why would the prophets say to Israel that the sword and famine will not touch them but they will have peace?
READ Jeremiah 23:11 and 16 and 21-23
What was happening in Israel?
What were they teaching?
So, Babylon storms in from the North and destroys many of the people of Judah and Jerusalem and takes a remnant off to be slaves in Babylon.
Jeremiah Prophesies Israel’s Return to the Lord & Holy City
READ Jeremiah 29:12-15 and READ Jeremiah 17:13-14
What is the secret to Israel finding the Lord again?
READ Jeremiah 23:3-6
What will the Lord do to the flock?
READ Jeremiah 31:31-34
How is the new covenant with Israel different from the old one that they broke?
What is the new (and everlasting) covenant?
What does it mean to have God’s law written in our hearts?
What must we do to have God’s law written in our hearts?
What is the difference between saying “they shall all know me” vs. saying “they shall all know about me”?
READ D&C 88:68 (…for he will unveil His face unto you, and it shall be in His own time…)
This this true doctrine?