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Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  May 2017

 TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD | JEREMIAH 35-38

Ebed-melech​—An Example of Bravery and Kindness

Ebed-melech​—An Example of Bravery and Kindness

Ebed-melech, an officer in the court of King Zedekiah, showed godly qualities

38:7-13

  • He acted bravely and decisively by approaching King Zedekiah in behalf of Jeremiah and then by rescuing Jeremiah from the cistern

  • He showed kindness by providing soft rags and pieces of cloth to cushion Jeremiah’s armpits against the ropes