Let Your
Heart Be
Broken
Rhema Bible Study
Life Lesson 3-2B
Jeremiah 8:4-13, 18-9:1
Lesson Purpose
• To understand what do I believe
about my faith?
• To answer how do I know the will
of God?

2
Lesson Impact
This lesson can lead you to have
a broken heart for the world God
loves and reach out to help.
Introduction
Let Your Heart Be Broken
• Thinking there will be no consequences.
• Does your heart break for people who do
...
Let Your Heart Be Broken
Lesson Titles
1. See the Problem
2. Avoid Superficial Responses

3. Reflect God’s BrokenHeartedne...
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial
Responses
Jeremiah 8:8-13
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial Responses

Lesson Scripture:
Jeremiah 8:8-13
Conduct an inductive study on
these verses.
Jeremiah 8:8-9
8 How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of Jehovah is
with us? But, behold, the false pen of the scribes ...
Jeremiah 8:10-12
10 Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their
fields to them that shall possess them:for ev...
11 And they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my
people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no
peace. 12 W...
Jeremiah 8:13
13 I will utterly consume them, saith Jehovah:there shall
be no grapes on the vine, nor figs on the fig- tre...
Inductive Study: What to Look For
Slide 9
1. Who is speaking? Who is the speaker speaking to? How do you know?
2. In verse...
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial Responses

Lesson Scripture:
Jeremiah 8:8-13
What does it say?
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial Responses
1. In what ways did the Lord say
the spiritual leaders were failing
in their responsi...
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial Responses
3. With what superficial solutions
do people today try to treat their
spiritual broke...
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial Responses
4. Why was it wrong for the
prophets and priests to
reassure people with words of
pea...
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial Responses
6. If someone asked you what the
real solution is for our
brokenness, what would you
...
Topic 2

Avoid Superficial Responses
7. Calamitous events in recent
years have shaken many
people’s sense of national and
...
Topic 2

Application
Topic 2

Application
God’s will is for His people:
• to avoid greediness,
• heed His warnings, and
• feel shame (turning t...
Topic 2

Application
• What is your personal responsibility to hold
your spiritual leaders accountable to teach
the truth ...
Biblical Truths of This Lesson
• God’s people are privileged to have
His Word and are responsible to obey it

• God’s peop...
Biblical Truths of This Lesson
• God’s people must be willing to listen
to His Word…
• God is grieved when His people rebe...
Next Lesson:
Reflect God’s Broken-Heartedness
Jeremiah 8:18-9:1
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  • Slide 9Inductive StudyWho is speaking? Who is the speaker speaking to? How do you know?In verse 8, who is the “ye” or the “you”? Who is the “We” and the “us”?What is meant by “the false pen of the scribes”What is the meaning of the word “wrought”?In verse 8 the author refers to the “law of Jehovah” and in verse 9 “the word of Jehovah”. Is there a difference?What is the Hebrew word for “Wisdom”?Are there any words or phrases that are repeated more than once?The phrase “false pen” is an example of what type of speech?
  • Slide 10Inductive StudyIn verse 10, what does “Therefore” signify?Who is the “I” in verse 10? Who is the “their” and “them”? (Hint: “them” is used twice)What is the Hebrew word for “covetousness”?What is “speaker” accusing the people of?
  • Slide 11Inductive StudyWhat is the “And” in reference to in verse 11?Explain verse 11. What is the meaning of “healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace”?In verse 12, what is the “abomination” referring to?What is meant by “in the time of their visitation”?Verse 12 ends by revealing identity of the speaker. Who is the speaker?
  • Slide 12Inductive StudyWhat are the things Jehovah is declaring He will take from the people?2. Is God the tone of these verses? Is God mad enough to destroy His people?What does these scriptures tell us about the character of God?
  • Slide 12Inductive StudyWhat are the things Jehovah is declaring He will take from the people?2. Is God the tone of these verses? Is God mad enough to destroy His people?What does these scriptures tell us about the character of God?
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    1. 1. Let Your Heart Be Broken Rhema Bible Study Life Lesson 3-2B Jeremiah 8:4-13, 18-9:1
    2. 2. Lesson Purpose • To understand what do I believe about my faith? • To answer how do I know the will of God? 2
    3. 3. Lesson Impact This lesson can lead you to have a broken heart for the world God loves and reach out to help.
    4. 4. Introduction Let Your Heart Be Broken • Thinking there will be no consequences. • Does your heart break for people who do not know Christ? • Effects of sin in people’s lives causes the Spirit to grieve • When we are burdened and broken hearted, will we reach out to them.
    5. 5. Let Your Heart Be Broken Lesson Titles 1. See the Problem 2. Avoid Superficial Responses 3. Reflect God’s BrokenHeartedness
    6. 6. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses Jeremiah 8:8-13
    7. 7. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses Lesson Scripture: Jeremiah 8:8-13 Conduct an inductive study on these verses.
    8. 8. Jeremiah 8:8-9 8 How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of Jehovah is with us? But, behold, the false pen of the scribes hath wrought falsely. 9 The wise men are put to shame, they are dismayed and taken:lo, they have rejected the word of Jehovah; and what manner of wisdom is in them?
    9. 9. Jeremiah 8:10-12 10 Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall possess them:for every one from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness; from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.
    10. 10. 11 And they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace. 12 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush:therefore shall they fall among them that fall; in the time of their visitation they shall be cast down, saith Jehovah.
    11. 11. Jeremiah 8:13 13 I will utterly consume them, saith Jehovah:there shall be no grapes on the vine, nor figs on the fig- tree, and the leaf shall fade; and the things that I have given them shall pass away from them
    12. 12. Inductive Study: What to Look For Slide 9 1. Who is speaking? Who is the speaker speaking to? How do you know? 2. In verse 8, who is the “ye” or the “you”? Who is the “We” and the “us”? 3. What is meant by “the false pen of the scribes” 4. What is the meaning of the word “wrought”? 5. In verse 8 the author refers to the “law of Jehovah” and in verse 9 “the word of Jehovah”. Is there a difference? 6. What is the Hebrew word for “Wisdom”? 7. Are there any words or phrases that are repeated more than once? 8. The phrase “false pen” is an example of what type of speech? Slide 10 1. In verse 10, what does “Therefore” signify? 2. Who is the “I” in verse 10? Who is the “their” and “them”? (Hint: “them” is used twice) 3. What is the Hebrew word for “covetousness”? 4. What is “speaker” accusing the people of? Slide 11 1. What is the “And” in reference to in verse 11? 2. Explain verse 11. What is the meaning of “healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace”? 3. In verse 12, what is the “abomination” referring to? 4. What is meant by “in the time of their visitation”? 5. Verse 12 ends by revealing identity of the speaker. Who is the speaker? Slide 12 1. What are the things Jehovah is declaring He will take from the people? 2. Is God the tone of these verses? Is God mad enough to destroy His people? 3. What does these scriptures tell us about the character of God?
    13. 13. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses Lesson Scripture: Jeremiah 8:8-13 What does it say?
    14. 14. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses 1. In what ways did the Lord say the spiritual leaders were failing in their responsibilities? 2. How might spiritual leaders today reject the word of the Lord (v. 9)? How might they profit dishonestly (v. 10)?
    15. 15. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses 3. With what superficial solutions do people today try to treat their spiritual brokenness?
    16. 16. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses 4. Why was it wrong for the prophets and priests to reassure people with words of peace? 5. What teachings or platitudes have you heard that gloss over the seriousness of our sinful condition?
    17. 17. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses 6. If someone asked you what the real solution is for our brokenness, what would you say?
    18. 18. Topic 2 Avoid Superficial Responses 7. Calamitous events in recent years have shaken many people’s sense of national and financial security.
    19. 19. Topic 2 Application
    20. 20. Topic 2 Application God’s will is for His people: • to avoid greediness, • heed His warnings, and • feel shame (turning to Him for grace when sins are committed)
    21. 21. Topic 2 Application • What is your personal responsibility to hold your spiritual leaders accountable to teach the truth and deal fairly and honestly in all matters? • Do you see yourself as a leader with the responsibility to address the spiritual sickness afflicting those around you? • How might you reach out with healing to someone who has been deceived and hurt by the words or actions of a so-called spiritual leader who was dealing falsely?
    22. 22. Biblical Truths of This Lesson • God’s people are privileged to have His Word and are responsible to obey it • God’s people cannot expect His blessings…
    23. 23. Biblical Truths of This Lesson • God’s people must be willing to listen to His Word… • God is grieved when His people rebel against Him…
    24. 24. Next Lesson: Reflect God’s Broken-Heartedness Jeremiah 8:18-9:1

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