MTCSF May 2019 Crossword Puzzle

Based on Jeremiah 10-12, NIV

Instructions

  1. Start solving the crossword by selecting the first tile of the word you want to fill in.
  2. Continue typing letters till you reach the end of the word.
  3. The cursor will initially be set to answer the "across" clues. As you type, the letters will fill to the right. In the "down" mode, the letters will fill in the downward direction.
  4. Use the "down/right" arrow key on the keyboard or the buttons below to switch from across to down. Mobile and tablet users will find these buttons useful.
  5. When the last tile in a particular direction is reached, the mode may automatically change to the other mode.
  6. The "save" button allows you to save your session while the "load" button restores your answers and you can continue working on the puzzle at a later time.

Click to change directions

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2.The Lord will completely uproot and __ any nation that will not listen to Him.
6.__, who do not inquire of the Lord, their flocks would be scattered.
8.The Lord told Jeremiah not to __ for the Israelites, because He would not listen. Actions that can short-circuit the prayers: Sin(Is 59:2), disobedience(pro. 28:9), hypocrisy(Isa.29:13), pride((Lk.18:11-14), wrong motives(James 4:3), lack of faith(Jam.1:6), unloving attitudes towards one's spouse(1Pet.3:7), unwillingness to forgive (Mk.11:24-26).
10.People of Anathoth were threatening to kill Jeremiah, then he prayed to the righteous Lord to show His __ on them. Trusting God to right the wrongs according to His justice.
11.Jeremiah complained, "Why does the way of the wicked prosper?" (Jer.17:11) __ also asked the same question in Psalms.
13.Jeremiah prayed on Israelites' behalf to __ him, but only in due measure, not in His anger, or He would reduce him to nothing
15.Jeremiah felt that he had been like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter and he didn't realize that the Israelites had plotted against him. __ also was led like a lamb to the slaughter, but He knew his enemy's plot.
16.God __ His inheritance into the hands of her enemies. Inheritance refers to the Israelites.
18.__, rain and wind are in the Lord's storehouses and are often uses as divine blessing or judgment.
19.The Lord who is the portion of __ is an expression for the close relationship between God and His people.
20.Jeremiah mocked at the idols of Israel's neighboring nations saying that they were like a speechless and lame __ in a melon patch.
22."Obey me and do everything I command you, and you will be my people and I will be your God" was the old covenant(two way promises). But Israelites followed the __ of their hearts and brought on them the curses for disobedience, ie the utter disaster on the land and the people. Finally God circumcised their hearts and restored them. New covenant (Heb. 8:10-13) is written on the heart.
23.A man's life is not his own, it is not for man to direct his __.
Down
1.Judah had as many __ as they had towns.
3.Many __ would ruin His vineyard. __ refers to the leaders of the enemy nation, not the spiritual leader.
4.God didn't directly answer to Jeremiah's complaint, but encouraged him to endure future trials. He said,"If you have raced with men on foot and they have worn you out, how can you compete with __?"
5.Jeremiah told the people not to learn the __ customs of the gentile nations. The craftsman shapes the wood and adorn it with silver and gold and nail it so it will not totter.
7.For the people of Judah the Lord was always on their lips(worshipped both the Lord and Baal), but far from their __. The Lord knows our inmost thoughts and motives.Ps.139:4
9.Jeremiah's hometown.
12.Because of the Lord's fierce anger, Israelites would sow wheat but reap thorns; would wear themselves out but gain __.
14.God's __ had become like a speckled bird of prey that other birds of prey surround and attack. The unusual plumage of the speckled bird provokes the enmity of other birds.
17.Jeremiah prayed to pour out His anger on the nations that destroyed Jerusalem. This was fulfilled when __ the Mede took over the Babylonian Kingdom.Dan.5:31
21.The Lord called Israelites a thriving __ tree, but with the roar of a mighty storm he set it on fire because of their sin.

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