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The Exile: Lamentations 2

Stuart Holman explores the book of Lamentations, responding to the grief and tragedy of Judah’s exile into Babylon. As the Christian enters into Jeremiah’s lament, they also learn to lament over their own sin, their own failures and the tragedies of their lives in a fallen world. Lamentations trains God’s person to rightly grieve in the context of faith.

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The Prophets– part 2: Jeremiah 2:1-3:5

Throughout the decline of the kings, the prophets warn Israel about the exile. They offer stern warnings to turn back to God before judgment arrives in the form of foreign armies. In this part of Jeremiah we see the metaphor of the rocky romance between Judah and God.

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The Decline– part 4: Elijah

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What are the causes of Israel’s spiritual decline in the books of 1 and 2 Kings? In the fourth part of our series on “The Decline from Monarchy to Exile”, Stuart Holman looks at the role of the prophets. Their messages were powerful, urgent and important. And they were ignored. How can the Christian defend themselves from the spiritual decline that begins with ignoring God’s word?

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The Decline– part 3: Jeroboam

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What are the causes of Israel’s spiritual decline in the books of 1 and 2 Kings? In the third part of our series on “The Decline from Monarchy to Exile”, Stuart Holman looks at King Jeroboam. What can we learn from his mistakes? How can the Christian defend themselves from the spiritual decline that begins with a hunger for power?

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The Decline– part 2: Rehoboam

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In this second part of our series on “the Decline from Monarchy to Exile” in 1 and 2 Kings, Stuart Holman looks at King Rehoboam. What can we learn from his mistakes? How can the Christian defend themselves from the spiritual decline that begins with pride?