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1. What were you noted for in your hometown?
2. Tom Wolfe wrote, “You can’t go home again.” Has this been true for you?
3. Jeremiah helps King Josiah close local shrines. Does this play well with his hometown of Anathoth? Why does this distress him (Jeremiah 12:2)?
4. How does he discover the plot? Why did it take him so long to realize his peril?
5. Why was the plot revealed?
6. Jesus also had a “bad homecoming” (see Matthew 13:53 – 58). Has obeying God ever alienated those closest to you? What happened?
7. Are you comfortable in seeking God’s vengeance? What would you request if you were Jeremiah?