Lead people across Jordan River-- Chosen by Moses.
" devotion to God for destruction"--destroy everything & take nothing
Canaanite fertility God
how many tribes of Israel?
Traits of Joshua
courageous, strong, honest, careful, keeper of treaties, model
Cycle of Israel
Sin-- Disaster--Repentance---Mercy and judge comes to help deliver
called by God to deliver Israel, regardless of their personal weaknesses
how many judges are mentioned in scripture?
there are 6 major judges
6 Major Judges
Othneil, Ehud, Deborah, Gideon, Jephthah, and Samson
God choosing these people as Judges shows the common theme of...
GOd choosing the least likely people
David's great grandmother
origionally from Bethlehem
lives in Moab
returns to Bethlehem
Ruth and Naomi
show great friendship
farmer in Bethlehem, distantly related to Naomi, lets Ruth gleen from his field, shows generosity to Ruth
Why does Ruth go to boaz's sleeping spot?
she wants to marry him
Ruth and Boaz's son
Father of Jesse
Grandfather of David
Anointer of Kings
Israelites want a king to...
After Saul Becomes king he is...
anxious instead of trusting, and unfaithful to God
symbol of GOd's presence for the Israelites
Ark of the Covenant
Solomon remembered for....
2. temple he built
why was Jerusalem a good choice for capital of Judah?
1. wall - easy to defend
2. located in center of tribes
3. wasn't owned by a tribe
Michal, Abigail, Bathsheba
A philistine Giant
Israel inferited idolatry and other burdens from him
By the end of the era of the Judges, was Israel united as one poeple under God's Law?
Was Solomon also know as Jedidiah, son of Bathsheba?
Does Saul hate David when they first meet?
main roles of prophets
to be messengers of God
Characteristics of Prophets
1. selected by God
2. deliver msgs given by GOd
3. Conscience of People
4. call the people of God back to the covenant
5. Address sins of ppl and confront kings
6. predict future consequences
7. use symbols
non writing, belived to announce the coming of a messiah, at the Trasfiguration, disappeared in fiery chariot
writing prophet who wrote more
Isaiah, Ezekiel, Jeremiah
Nathan, Samuel, Elijah, Elisha
greatest writing prophet
greatest prophet of the OT
uses his marriage with GOmer as a metaphor for Israel's relationship with Yahweh.
minor writing prophets
Baruch, Zechariah, Obadiah
Habakkuk, Haggai , Zephaniah
Lamentations, Malachi, Jonah
Nahum, Amos, Joel
Daniel, Hosea, Micah
king after Solomon
rejected by North
father of biblical faith
Patriarchs ( founding Fathers)
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph
God promises him a line of descendants that will endure forever
Bathsheba's first husband
exploits people, forced labor, taxing them to provide govt. with supplies and officials
3 reasons that Israel needs to become a nation:
morally and spiritually falling
doing their own thing- need unity
threatens their existince against Philistines
Samuel warns that with Kings comes:
- drafts- tax- slavery
God rejects Saul as king because...
breaks the Ban- 1. takes enemy's live stock
2. sacrafices w/o priest
- unfaithful, no trust in God
David's 1st wife
God choosing David
repeats theme: choosing the lowliest and weak
David's great grandparents
Boaz and Ruth
priest/ Samuel's mentor
member of the tribe of Levi
death of Saul
minor writing prophet- calls greedy Samarian women fat cows
" God is with us"
Elijah experiences GOd
at cave - he feels a gentle breeze
- purifies Jericho's h20
- multiplies loaves
- cures leprosy
-raises child from dead
Gomer and Hosea
similar to relationship between GOd and Israelites.
Assyriand seiged Samaria
took the city and northern kingdom came to an end
sympathetic to poor- he can relate
-peacemaker: dreams of a day when the nations "shall beat their plowshares, and spears into pruning hooks"
Israel, Capital= Samaria
Judah, capital= Jerusalem
recalls freeing of Hebrews from Egypt
- Jews longing for freedom everywhere
viewed as freeing because there would be more trust in the communities
main goal of the biblical teachers of wisdom
inspire moral integrity
according to Proverbs: the reward for a virtuous life is...
success and prosperity
the problem of evil
dilemma of why good suffer and wicked prosper in this life
types of Psalms
Lament, Thanks, praise
what were Psalms originally used for?
songs of public worship
psalms are used in ...
Liturgy of the word- mass/ responsorial
Liturgy of hours- religious pray this every day
God's Actions and people's responses over many centuries
Hagar and Abraham's son
father of Arab peoples
Israel "one who has encountered strange beings"
" I am who I am"
" I am the one who is always present"
Covenant of Mt. Sinai
GOd will be their God if they will be his people
the Law/ Law of Moses/ Mosaic Law
collection of laws that spell out the terms and specifics of the Covenant
first 5 books: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Dueteronomy
favored by father (Jacob), was given a colorful coat, brothers sold him into slavery in Egypt.
- interprets Pharaoh's dreams
Catholic Old Testament
46 books: Pentateuch, Historical, Prophetic, Wisdom
1000 yrs 2 write
Protestant Old Testament
5 Characteristics of Religions
1. belief in a deity
2. sacred stories
3. doctrines of salvation
5. Code of Conduct
branches of Christianity
versions of the bible
Hebrews wandered in the desert for 40 years because...
needed time to learn how to become people of God
death of 1st born son to every Egyptian house that didn't have blood of the lamb on their door
Moses's biological brother
Promise to Abraham
his descendants will out # the stars in the sky
Leah and Rachel's father
solemn and sacred promise