What prophecy spoke of their return from captivity?
"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give
you an expected end. . . . And you shall seek Me, and find Me, when you shall search for Me with all your
heart. And I will be found of you, says the Lord: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you
from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, says the Lord; and I will bring you
again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive." Jer. 29: 11-14. See also Jer. 23: 3.
NOTE - The first dispersion of the Jews occurred 606-588 BC., under Nebuchadnezzar, king of
Babylon. In 457 BC. under Artaxerxes, the Persian king, large numbers of Jews returned to Palestine, their
What three essentials for a Saviour are found in Christ?
How perfect is the unity into which believers are brought by being baptized into Christ?
Where was Christ next taken?
How did Solomon's parents regard him as a child?
When had God said this?
What famine will come at this time upon those who have rejected God's messages of mercy?
How long will they possess the future kingdom?
Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle