Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (August 17th, 2016)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Coffee bar at 6:30 in the auditorium • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Bible Study #20
"Zedekiah [Ruin]"

Ever have a tragic event happen in your life and ONLY AFTERWARDS do you look back and see the steps that led to your fall?
What did Judah lose?
1. Military (2 Kings 24:8-15)
What did Judah lose?
1. Military
2. Freedom (2 Kings 24:17-25:2)
What did Judah lose?
1. Military
2. Freedom
3. Food (2 Kings 25:3)
What did Judah lose?
1. Military
2. Freedom
3. Food
4. Security (2 Kings 25:4)
What did Judah lose?
1. Military
2. Freedom
3. Food
4. Security
5. Future (2 Kings 25:5-7)
What did Judah lose?
1. Military
2. Freedom
3. Food
4. Security
5. Future
6. Infrastructure (2 Kings 25:8-16)
Why did Judah lose it?
1. Arrogance of their king. (Jer. 38:14-21, 2 Chr. 36:11-13)
Why did Judah lose it?
1. Arrogance of their king.
2. Mockery by their leaders. (2 Chr. 36:14-16)
Why is there reason to hope for all peoples?
1. Our true king has come. (Matt. 4:2, 17)
Why is there reason to hope for all peoples?
1. Our true king has come.
2. Our true king is coming again. (Heb. 9:28, Rev. 19:11-16)
In conclusion:
• Internal compromise is followed by external collapse.
• Failure is both predictable and preventable.

Next two weeks:
Servant Leadership:
Learning how to lead like Jesus