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Which prophetic book is a metaphor about marriage
Who is the author of Lamentations
Key word(s) of Micah
Listen or hear
Who are the major prophets ?
Isaiah and Jeremiah
Who was Baruch
Jeremiah's secretary. May have helped write, major prophet
Key word(s) in Hosea
Name the 3 functions of prophets
Preacher, predictor, watchman
Another name for prophet. One who speaks for another
Who is the second greatest Old Testament prophet next to Moses
Where did Hosea preach ?
Describe the marriage metaphor of Hosea
When gomer cheats north turns against God
How did Elijah shock the people back to fidelity
He sent a famine
Where did Elijah preach ?
How was Elijah taken to heaven
Sent in a firey chariot and in a whirlwind
Who succeeded Elijah ?
Describe the showdown between Elijah and the pagan prophets
Pagan prophets for King Ahab. They tried to get their god to set the sacrifice on fire but failed. When Elijah tried (help of god) he was successful
In the New Testament who is believed to be Elijah ?
Jesus or John the Baptist
Describe the scene of the transfiguration
Jesus took peter, James, and John to the top of the mountain and his clothes all changed to white. He was then seen talking to Elijah and Moses.
What does Moses represent ?
What does Jesus represent?
What does Elijah represent ?
Who was Gomer?
Prostitute that Hosea fell in love with
Name hoseas 3 children
Theme of Hosea
Micah means ?
Who is like god ?
Describe the suffering servant
2nd Isaiah, chapter 53, Jesus will suffer die and rise again
Who was the 3rd Isaiah
Unknown author, lived in Babylon, always talked about having hope
Lived in Babylon, 2nd Isaiah, suffering servant
Closing scene of Micah
Courtroom, south on trial, mountains and hills are the jury, guilty, there's hope
Theme if Micah
Judgement and restoration
Jeremiah means ?
Theme of Jeremiah
Nicknames of Jeremiah
Weeping prophet, lonely prophet
Message of Micah
Judgement but 2nd chance
Describe the background of Isaiah
Wealthy, international affairs
Isaiah means ?
YHWH is salvation
What prophet was influenced by Jeremiah ?
Image of Isaiah
Vineyard; god cultivating his people
To whom did Micah preach ?
Name the northern kingdom prophets
Elijah, Elisha, Amos, Jonah, Hosea
Among the first writing prophets
Jeremiah wrote it, book of deep sorrows
Who was Amoz
Father of Isaiah
Who said that Nineveh would be destroyed
Name the minor prophets
Hosea , Jonah, Micah
Who conquered the north in 722 BC
Who conquered the south in 586 BC
List the names of the conquers of the south in order
Babylon, Persian, Greek, Maccabees saved, Rome
Name the northern kingdom prophet who lived in the south
Name means "to lift a burden"
Occupation of Amos
Herdsman and landscaper
Theme of Amos
Actions speak louder than words
How many visions did Amos have ?
What does the name Jonah mean
What was the theme of Jonah
God for everyone. No favorites, god is powerful over nature
How many days was Jonah in the belly of the whale
What was Jonah's message to the king of Nineveh
Key word in the book of Jonah
This is what god asks of you, only this: to
Act with justice, to love tenderly, to walk humbly with your God
What is an allegory?
A comparison with a deeper meaning
What is a myth ?
A make believe story to explain something
What is a parable ?
A story with a twist at the end that teaches a lesson
Term in the Protestant religion. Another name for deuterocanonical. 7 hidden books
Another name for Torah. 1st 5 books of the bible
An unusual experience of God
Created in Egypt 3rd century BC bc the people were speaking Greek
# of books in the catholic OT
# of books in the Protestant OT
# of laws in Leviticus
What is the Old Testament canon
Inspired by the Holy Spirit
Where did the Jewish scholars meet to drop the 7 books from OT
Total number of psalms
What was Mary's prayer in response to her pregnancy that referred to the book of sirach
Identifies the type or genre
Fundamentalists approach the bible in what manner ?