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March 28, 2020  

26 - Our only hope

Jeremiah 52 - Tim Smylie

  1. God takes everything away - (vv1-30)

    1. The King - (vv1-11)
    2. The City - (vv12-16)
    3. The worship - (vv17-23)
    4. The leaders - (vv24-30)
  2. God raises up the King - (vv31-34)
March 21, 2020  

25 - A Tale of Two Cities

Jeremiah 51:34-64 - Tim Smylie

  1. Babylon's two feasts - (v34-44)

    1. Feasting on God's people - (v34-35)
    2. Feasting on God's wrath - (v36-44)
  2. Choose your city - (v45-64)
March 8, 2020  

24 - Lord of the nations

Jeremiah 50 - Tim Smylie

  1. The Only Real Superpower - (vv1-20)
  2. The Enemy of the Arrogant - (vv21-32)
  3. The Strong Redeemer - (vv33-46)
March 1, 2020  

23 - When God doesn’t say what we want him to say

Jeremiah 42 & 43 - Tim Smylie

  1. Seeking God's will? (42:1-6)
  2. God's challenging Word (42:7-18)
    1. The "scary" choice will lead to safety (42:7-12)
    2. The "safe" choice will lead to disaster (42:13-18)
  3. Disobedience is never progress! (42:19-43:13)
February 23, 2020  

22 - What’s wrong with this picture?

Jeremiah 40:7-41:18 - Tim Smylie

  1. Hope among the ruins (40:7-12)
  2. Sabotage (40:13-41:9)
  3. Success....and fear (41:10-18)
  4. What's missing?
February 16, 2020  

21 - In the ruins

Jeremiah 39:1-40:6 - Tim Smylie

  1. Judgement day arrives (39:1-18)

    1. Darkness for some....(vv4-7)
    2.  ....freedom for others (vv8-18)

  2. There's still work to do (40:1-6)
February 9, 2020  

20 - In the mud

Jeremiah 37-38 - Tim Smylie

  1. The mud that comes with faithfulness - (37:1-38:13)

    1. Persecuted as a traitor .... (37:1-38:6)
    2. ....but delivered from death (38:7-13)

  2. The mud that comes with faithlessness (38:14-28)
    1. All that you dread comes true
February 2, 2020  

19 - The living and enduring word of God

Jeremiah 36 - Tim Smylie

  1. Written for our salvation - (vv1-3)
  2. Uncontainable - (vv4-21)
  3. Produces a response - (vv22-26)
  4. Indestructible - (vv27-32)
January 26, 2020  

18 - A lesson in faithfulness

Jeremiah 35- Tim Smylie

  1. A tempting invitation - (vv1-5)
  2. A stubborn faithfulness - (vv6-11)
  3. The challenge - commitment to the Father's Word - (vv12-17)
  4. A surprising outcome - honoured by God! - (vv18-19)
January 19, 2020  

17 - Living by faith

Jeremiah 32 - Tim Smylie

  1. True faith invests in what God has promised - (vv1-15).
  2. Faith investments often look ridiculous - (vv16-25)
  3. God's Word builds our faith - (vv26-44)
    1. It confirms God's power - (vv26-27)
    2. It explains the world we see - (vv28-35)
    3. It shows the heart of God - (vv36-44)
January 12, 2020  

16 - A new covenant

Jeremiah 31:27-40 - Tim Smylie

  1. A clear personal responsibility - (vv27-30)

  2. A new relationship with God - (vv31-40)
    1. A people:

      1. Transformed from the inside out - (vv33-34a)
      2. Transformed by God's forgiveness -(v34b)
      3. Secure and clean forever - (vv35-40)
December 29, 2019  

15 - The Father’s love

Jeremiah 31:2-26 - Tim Smylie

The Father's love:

  1.  Gathers, unites and blesses his people - (v2-14)

  2. Is strong enough to deal with our deepest pain and shame - (vv15-26)
December 15, 2019  

14 - God’s peace plan

Jeremiah 30:1 - 31:1 - Tim Smylie

  1. Only God can provide salvation (30:1-7)
  2. God sets us free to serve him (30:8-11)
  3. God heals our unhealable wound (30:12-17a)
  4. God restores our dignity through one of our own (30:17b-22)
  5. True peace comes on the other side of wrath (30:23-31:1)
December 8, 2019  

13 - How to live in exile

Jeremiah 29:1-23 - Tim Smylie

  1. Wherever God has put you, work and pray for good in that situation - (vv1-9)
  2. Seek the God who will work all things for his people's good - (vv10-14)
  3. Don't be distracted by promises of a quick fix - (vv15-23)
December 1, 2019  

12 - How do you tell a true prophet from a false one?

Jeremiah 23:9-40  Tim Smylie

Do they agree  with God about:

  1. His holiness - sin is serious (vv9-15)
  2. His wrath - peace is not guaranteed (vv16-22)
  3. His power - he is inescapable and his Word is effective (vv23-32)
  4. His goodness - the truth is not burdensome (vv33-40)
November 24, 2019  

11 - The King

Jeremiah 21v1-23v8 - Tim Smylie

  1. The LORD is King of kings (21:1-14)
  2. The purpose of kings (22:1-9)
    1. To do what is just and right
  3. The trouble with kings (22:10-19)
  4. The end of kings? (22:20-30)
  5. The Saviour King (23:1-8)
November 10, 2019  

10 - A broken jar, and a broken man

Jeremiah 19-20  - Tim Smylie

  1. A message of just and unavoidable judgment - (19:1-15)
  2. A messenger who goes down to the depths of suffering - (20:1-18)
November 3, 2019  

09 - The Potter

Jeremiah 18 - Tim Smylie

  1. Clay in the potter's hands (vv1-10)

    1. God is sovereign- he is completely in control - (vv5-6)
    2.  Our response matters - God is not a tyrant - (vv7-10)
  2. Responding to the potter's touch - (vv11-23)
    1. Means responding to: His message - (vv11-17)
    2. ......and his messenger - (vv18-23)
October 20, 2019  

08 - The Healer of hearts

Jeremiah 17:1-18 - Tim Smylie

  1. Sin is deeply set in the human heart - (vv1-4)
  2. Hearts are deceitful - (vv5-9)
  3. The LORD knows and heals hearts - (vv10-18)
October 13, 2019  

07 - When pain gets personal

Jeremiah 11:18 - 12:17 - Tim Smylie

  1. God's messenger feels the pain of betrayal and questions God's justice - (11:18 - 12:17)

  2. The God of justice reveals the depths of his pain, and the long reach of his love - (12:5-17)
October 6, 2019  

06 - Worthwhile wisdom

Jeremiah 9:12-10:16 - Tim Smylie

  1. Understands the folly of forsaking God's Word - (9:12-22)
  2. Understands the value of knowing God - (9:23-10:16)
    1. He is the only one to fear - (10:1-7)
    2. He is the uncreated creator and ruler of all - (10:8-13)
    3. He is the only true and lasting treasure - (10:14-16)
September 29, 2019  

05 - Worthless worship

Jeremiah 7-8:3 - Tim Smylie

  1. Confidence in salvation without a commitment to obedience - (7:1-15)
  2. Living life without listening to God - (7:16-31)
  3. Worthless worship leads to death - (7:32-8:3)
September 22, 2019  

04 - Visions of judgment and the anguish of love

Jeremiah 4:5-31 -  Tim Smylie

  1. Deserved disaster (vv5-18)
  2. Divine distress (vv19-22)
  3. Pathetic defiance (vv23-31)
September 15, 2019  

03 - Return to me

15th September 2019 - Tim Smylie

1. Unfaithfulness is unforgivable - (3:1-11)
2. God offers outrageous mercy - (3:12-18)
3.We return through true repentance - (3:19-4:4)

September 8, 2019  

02 - A love story

Jeremiah 2 - Tim Smylie

  1. First love - (vv1-3)
  2. Forsaking first love - (vv4-8)
  3. Bitter rewards - (vv9-37)
    1. Slavery - (vv14-19)
    2. Foolishness - (vv20-28)
    3. Stubborn unbelief - (vv29-37)
September 1, 2019  

01 - You’re ready

Jeremiah 1 - Tim Smylie

  1. A message for then, and now - (vv1-3)
  2. God prepares his messenger - (vv4-5)
  3. God provides a powerful message - (vv6-10)
  4. God makes promises to his messenger - (vv11-19) 
    1. God will do what he said - (vv11-12)
    2. Judgement is coming - (vv13-16)
    3. Stand up and you'll stand firm - (vv17-19)