Bible Final Exam
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When Jesus referred to the law and prophets, he was talking about the books written by Moses, Isaiah, and Jeremiah only.
Deuteronomy covers the time span of 40 years
Genesis was probably written during the first 40 years of the author's life
The main focus of the first major section of Genesis is God's chosen nation
The author of Genesis witnessed most of the events written about in this book
The main focus of the second major section of Genesis is God judging the world through Noah's flood
God made promises to Abraham and Isaac, but not to Jacob because of his sin
God told Abraham to baptize all the men in his family as a sign of God's covenant
Jacob was so in love with Rachel, he did not mind that he had to work for 17 years to marry her
Some, but not all of the plagues in Egypt had to do with the gods of Egypt
Exodus was written between 1645-1605 BC
There was about 2 million Hebrews who escaped bondage in Egypt
Leviticus focuses on the sanctification of the children of Israel
God gave the Ten Commandments in Leviticus to Moses at Mt. Moriah
Leviticus covers a time span of 35 years
Leviticus sets up and describes a system of sacrifices for the Hebrews
Numbers covers a period of 38 years
Number was likely written after the death of Moses
Deuteronomy was written to the younger generation of Israel
In Deuteronomy, Moses restates and slightly revises the Decalogue
Judges and Ruth take place during the monarchical period
The theocratic period begins with Moses leading Israel into Exodus
The primary idea of Joshua is transportation of the nation
The three main parts to Joshua are entering, conquering, and possessing the land
All of the tribes of Israel moved into Canaan and lived west of the Jordan River
Even though God gave the land to Israel, the tribes had to fight against the inhabitants of Canaan to possess the land
Judges was written before Saul became king but after David killed Goliath
There are about 30 judges listed in the book of judges
Judges records the cycles of Israel's decline, oppression, and deliverance between Joshua and the monarchy under Saul and David
All of the judges were warriors
1 Samuel is primarily about King Saul
One historical purpose of 1 Samuel is it reveals the significant role of the prophets during the transitions between judges to kings
The life of Israel's first king ended in defeat in suicide
Under Saul, the kingdom of Israel was stabilized, and under David the kingdom of Israel was expanded
David built the first temple for Israel to worship Yahweh
The kingdom of Israel was united until the death of Solomon
After Solomon died, Israel was divided into three different kingdoms
The second half of 1 kings is about Solomon's sinful behavior
1 Kings focuses on the morality of the kings and the military if the prophets
After Solomon's death, there were no good kings in Israel
Jeroboam was a descendant of David
Rehoboam was a descendant of David
Israel and Judah were taken into captivity because they did not obey God
Josiah, a descant of David, was a righteous King in Israel
The chief subject of the books of Ezra is the reconstruction of the temple
Evidence indicates that the books of Ezra and Nehemiah were written by Nehemiah
These books were written before any of the Jews left the captivity in Babylon
Jesus said five times that he was the theme of the entire Bible
Canon means "rule" or "norm" or "standard"
Joseph did not condemn his brothers when they moved to Egypt because Joseph realized he had been arrogant towards them when he was younger
In Exodus, the children of Israel crossed the Red Sea during the daytime
Moses wrote 100% of the book of Deuteronomy
Moses was never able to be in the Promised Land of Israel
The book of Joshua was written entirely by Joshua
What is the historical purpose of 1 Samuel?
Provide the divine origin of the Davidic dynasty
The theme of the book of Genesis is
The election of the nation
The theme of the book of Exodus is
The redemption of the nation
The theme of the book of Leviticus is
The sanctification of the nation
The theme of the book of Numbers is
The direction of the nation
The theme of the book of Deuteronomy is
The instruction of the nation
The theme of the book of Joshua is
The possession of the nation
The theme of the book of Judges and Ruth is
The oppression of the nation
Abraham was a descendant of which son of Noah?
Isaac's name means?
Jacob's name means?
Israel's name means?
Moses died at the age of
How many spies went into Canaan?
How many days did the spies spend in Canaan?
Deuteronomy means what?
Christ is ______ in the Old Testament and ______ in the New
The book of the law which covers the shortest period of time is
The book of the law which covers the longest period of time is
How do the books of poetry reveal Christ?
Aspiration for Christ
How do the books of prophecy reveal Christ?
Expectation for Christ
How do the gospels reveal Christ?
Manifestation of Christ
How do the books of history reveal Christ?
Propagation of Christ
How do the epistles/letters reveal Christ?
Inspiration of Christ
How does Revelation reveal Christ?
Consummation in Christ
To whom was Genesis written?
When was Joshua written?
What does the name Joshua mean?
"Jesus" or "Savior"
The theme of the book of 1 Samuel is
The stabilization of the nation
The theme of the book of 2 Samuel is
The expansion of the nation
The theme of 1 Kings 1-11 is
The glorification of the nation
The theme of 1 Kings 12-22 is
The division of the nation
The theme of 2 Kings 1-17 is
Deterioration of the nation
The theme of 2 Kings 18-25 is
Deportation of the nation
The theme of Nehemiah is
The reconstruction of the city
The theme of Ezra is
The reconstruction of the temple
When was Esther written?
When were the books of Kings written?
Before the Babylonian captivity in 586 BC
What is the doctrinal purpose of Kings?
Conformity to God's law brings prosperity, while apostasy leads to captivity
What is significant about God calling Isaac the "only son" of Abraham?
Isaac was his God given son of God's promise. Ishmael was the son of man's efforts.
Describe the significance of the Passover in relation to Christianity
In the Passover, those whose door was covered by the blood of a spotless lamb were saved from death. In Christ, those whose sin is covered by the blood of His Cross are saved from spiritual death
When Aaron made the golden calf in response to the prompting of the Jews, why should we believe it was meant as a representation of the one true God? Give two reasons:
A. The people said, "This is your God, Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt." (exodus 32:4)
B. Aaron said they would have, "a festival to the Lord," meaning the calf represented Jesus
Why did it take Israel 40 years to enter the Promised Land?
Because of their unbelief that God would enable them to take the land when the spies scoped it out for 40 days
Explain how "the commander of the army of the Lord" in Joshua 5 relates to Jesus Christ
He is the preincarnate Christ. He tells Joshua to take off his shoes in His presence because "the place where you are standing is holy." Joshua 5:15
What did Jeroboam do that led his people into great sin? What was his reason for doing this?
A. He set up golden calves in Dan and Bethel
B. He did this so his people in Israel would not travel south to Judah to worship the Lord. He wanted to keep them in Israel.
According to the Bible, was it foolish for Nehemiah to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem? Why or why not?
No, because walls are essential for the protection of a city or nation surrounded by enemies. God blessed Nehemiah's efforts.
State the Ten Commandments
1. You shall have no other gods before me
2. You shall not make any images or idols and bow down or worship them
3. You shall not say God's name in vain
4. Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy
5. Honor your father and mother
6. You shall not murder
7. You shall not commit adultery
8. You shall not steal
9. you shall not bear false witness against your neighbor
10. You shall not covet
What are the names of the books of history in the the OT in order?
Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther
What is the three step syllogism which explains why the Bible cannot err?
1. God cannot err
2. The Bible is the word of God
3. therefore, the Bible cannot err
What three things did God promise Abram in his covenant?
Land, descendants, he'd be a blessing to everyone
Rule by God
Hope or ambition to achieve something
Protective care of God
Define Intercessory prayer
Prayer on behalf of someone else
Small leftover part of a larger group