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When did the period of the Divided Kingdom begin?
Death of Soloman
What were the two parts of the Divided Kingdom?
When did the Israel section of the Divided Kingdom end?
Israel Conquered by Assyrians
When did the Judah section of the Divided Kingdom end?
Assyrians Conquer Jerusalem
Where was the holy city of Judah?
Where were the holy cites of Israel?
Who were the four major prophets of Israel?
Who were the five major prophets of Judah?
What are the 7 sections in the Old Testament?
1800 B.C. - 1600 B.C.
1400 B.C. - 1200 B.C.
3. Beginnings of the Nation
1200 B.C. - 1020 B.C.
4. The Monarchy
1020 B.C. - 922 B.C.
5. Divided Kingdom
922 B.C. - 722 B.C. / 587 B.C.
6. Babylonian Captivity
587 B.C. - 537 B.C.
7. Remnant Community
537 B.C. - 160 B.C.
Where were Elijah and Elisha in the beginning of The Parting of Elijah and Elisha? What two cities did they head to?
They were in Gilgal. They least and headed to Bethel and Jericho.
What did the prophets who were at Jericho ask Elisha?
Do you know that the Lord is going to take away your master from you today?
What was Elisha's response to their question?
Elisha said that he knew, and he told the prophets who were at Jericho to keep their peace.
Where was Elijah told to go by the Lord? What did Elisha say?
Elijah was told to go Jordan. Elijah wanted Elisha to stay but Elisha insisted that he accompany Elijah on his journey.
How many prophets stood and watched Elijah and Elisha at the Jordan?
What did Elijah do when he came upon the Jordan?
He took his mantle and struck the water. The water parted and Elijah and Elisha crossed.
What did Elisha request of Elijah for his final wish?
He asked that a double portion of Elijah's spirt be transferred into himself.
What was Elijah's one condition for Iliana is he was to grant him is final wish?
Elijah wanted Elisha to be by his side when he was taken up into heaven.
How was Elijah taken into heaven?
A chariot of fire and horses of fire appeared and swept him Elijah up by a whirlwind into heaven.
What did Elisha do after Elijah was swept into heaven?
Elisha picked up Elijah's mantle and parted the Jordan river with it.
What was Elisha's first miracle?
He cured the water in Jericho.
Who was the captain of the army of Syria at the time of Elisha?
What was Naaman's one drawback?
He had leprosy.
Who did the king of Syria send a letter to?
The king of Israel
What did Naaman depart with when traveling to the king of Israel?
10 talents of silver
6000 pieces of gold
10 complete changes of clothing
What was the king of Israel's reaction when he met Naaman?
He said that he wasn't God and that Naaman was trying to pick a fight with him.
What did Elisha tell Naaman to do if he wanted to be healed?
Bath in the Jordan seven times.
How did Naaman react to Elisha's command?
Naaman was outraged that he was being told to bath in the Jordan, as the rivers of Damascus were much nicer. But, he finally washed in the Jordan 7 times and was healed.
What did Elisha do when Naaman tried to offer him a token of appreciation.
Elisha said that "As the Lord lives in peace he will accept nothing."
Who was Naaman's servant?
What did Gehazi do when he saw that Elisha denied a payment from Naaman?
He ran after Naaman to obtain something for himself.
What was Gahazi's excuse for accepting a payment from Naaman?
He said that two sounds of prophets came down from Mount Ephraim and need two changes of clothing and two silver talents.
What was Gehazi's punishment from Elisha for accepting a payment for doing God's work?
Elisha passed on the leprosy of Naaman to Gehazi and his ancestors.
What were the prophet to Israel?
The prophets were Israel conscience.
Describe Israel's basic prophet.
Israel's prophets were special people called from among the chosen people.
How did someone decide they would become a prophet of God?
It was solely based on God's call to them.
What does "prophesy" mean?
To speak for
What are the three ways God communicated to prophets?
The Law or the 10 Commandments
The Events of History
What was the role of a prophet?
They challenged evil in a society, they offered God's encouragement, they comforted the people. They were spokesmen for the future.
What was most likely a prophets greatest frustration?
the fact that they saw the importance of their message, but so few others were willing to listen.
What does the prophetic style resemble?
It resembled a style of poetry.
What was the test of a true prophet?
If the prophet were prophets by commission, they were not commissioned by God.
-In it for the money
The trustworthiness of their predictions.
The witness of personal life
-Did they lead an admirable life
What was one of King Soloman's greatest accomplishments?
Building the temple and king's palace in Jerusalem.
What was Amos the prophet of?
Amos: The Prophet of Social Justice
When did the economy take a turn for the better?
Under Jeroboam II
What was the capital of Israel?
Where was the home to a bank of prophets?
What 4 groups was Amos scolding?
Where was Amos from?
The village of Tekoa in Judah
What was Amos' profession before becoming a prophet?
He was a shepherd and he also gathered figs.
What was Amos' manner of speaking?
Blunt and straightforward. He liked to talk in concrete terms.
What did merchants at the market often do to farmers?
The merchants would cheat them out of their product.
According to Amos, what was the sin of Israel?
What was Amos often times accused of being?
Cold and unfeeling.
Who is/was a modern day Amos?
What was Hosea the prophet of?
Hosea: The Prophet of Love and Forgiveness
What great pain did Hosea experience?
His wife left him leaving him to care for their 3 children.
How did Hosea react to his wife leaving him?
He said he would forgive her if she were to repent.
What did Hosea emphasize when preaching?
The God of love
Who are examples of a modern day Hosea in terms of forgiveness?
Bob and Goldie Bristol
What book did they write?
When It's Hard to Forgive
What happened to Bob and Goldie Bristol's 22 year old daughter?
She was raped and murdered.
How did Bob and Goldie Bristol identify with Tom?
They allowed themselves to experience his humanness.
How did Bob and Goldie Bristol feel after meeting with Tom?
They felt free, purged of anger and resentment. Even their pain disappeared.
How did many audiences act when Goldie Bristol would talk to them?
They acted hostile toward her, accusing her of being unfeeling and of betraying her daughters memory.
Who is an example of Hosea in terms of love?
Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia
Who were Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia's parents?
They were Italian immigrants.
Where did Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia teach?
The University of Southern California
What inspired Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia to create a new course?
A 22 year old female student of his committed suicide.
What was the name of Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia's new course?
What did Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia say about love?
It is a learned phenomenon. You can change where you are in love, but you must have love to give it. You must love yourself before you can love others.
How does M. Scott Peck define love in The Road Less Traveled?
The will to extend oneself for the purpose of nurturing ones own or another's spiritual growth.
What was Micah the prophet of?
Micah: The Prophet for the Poor
What did Micah emphasize while preaching?
He emphasized the the tradition of Moses.
Who did Micah speak for?
Micah spoke for the poor.
Who does Micah resent?
Micah resents the rich for exploiting the poor.
Who is an example of Micah in today's world?
When was Saint Teresa born?
August 10, 1910
When did she feel God's call?
When she was 12 years old.
When did Saint Teresa take her final vows?
What was one of the first things Saint Teresa did after arriving Calcutta, India?
She began teaching children in a local park.
When did Saint Teresa start her religious organization? What was it called?
The Missionaries of Charity: October 7th, 1950.
When did Saint Teresa win the Nobel Peace Prize?
What is the worst type of poverty according to Saint Teresa?
The poverty among the unwanted.
What was Isaiah the prophet of?
Isaiah: The Prophet of Hope
What does the name Isaiah mean?
Yahweh is Salvation
Where did Isaiah carry out his prophetic mission?
The Temple of Solomon in the city of Jerusalem
What did Isaiah's prophecy emphasize?
The historical relationships between God, David, and David's ancestors.
Describe Isaiah's vision of God calling him to be a prophet.
God was in a throne surrounded by his heavenly court. Isaiah proclaimed "Holy, Holy, holy is the Lord of hosts!" God then called Isaiah to be a prophet and Isaiah responded, "Here I am, send me."
What event of Judah's future did Isaiah foresee?
He predicted the eventual destruction of Judah after the ing had formed an unholy alliance with the Assyrians.
What does the word messiah mean?
The Anointed One
What are 5 words Isaiah used to describe the coming messiah?
Prince of Peace
What was Jesus' original name?
Give an example of a modern day Isaiah.
What was Jeremiah the prophet of?
Jeremiah: The Prophet of Suffering
How old was Jeremiah when god called him?
19 years old
Where was Jeremiah from?
Jeremiah was from a small town in northern Palestine.
What was Jeremiah's excuse to God for not wanting to speak God's word?
He was much too young for that type of role. He didn't have enough experience in talking to people.
Where did Jeremiah live in exile?
What king did Jeremiah attempt to advise?
What happened to King Josiah?
Josiah died in an attempt to ward off an enemy in battle.
What did people do to Jeremiah instead of accepting his advice?
They kidnapped him, beat him, threw him on the ground, and stoned him.
What was the only thing God wanted from Jeremiah?
God did not ask Jeremiah to succeed, but only to try.
Who is an example of Jeremiah in today's world?
St. Maximilian Kolbe
Who were three people similar to Jeremiah in the New Testament?
John the Baptist
What would happen at Auschwitz if a prisoner escaped?
10 innocent prisoners were executed.
What did one man picked to be executed tell the commander to attempt and get out of being executed?
He told the commander of his wife and kids.
Who took the mans place and was executed?
St. Maximilian Kolbe
Who canonized Fr. Maximilian Kolbe?
Pope John Paul II
When was Fr. Maximilian Kolbe canonized?
What was Ezekiel the prophet of?
Ezekiel: The Prophet of Imagination
Where was Ezekiel sent in exile?
What did Ezekiel warn about Jerusalem?
He warned of the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem.
How did Ezekiel convey his message?
He used visions.
In addition to visions, what else did Ezekiel use to convey his message?
he used riddles, allegories, proverbs, and stories.
What image did Ezekiel creat that contained to live in the heart of the people?
God is the Good Shephard
Who is an example of Ezekiel in the modern world?
What books did John Tolkien write?
The Lord of the Rings
What helps John Tolkien write his stories?
His Christian heritage.
What is the most apparent way in which John Tolkien offers hope to his readers?
He uses happy endings.
Who were Daniel's three friends?
Who was king at the time of Daniel?
What did King Nebuchadnezzar do when he heard three men weren't bowing down to his idol?
He threw them into a furnace, 7 times the normal heat.
Who was with the men in the furnace?
What did the King do when he saw that the men were not burning?
He let them go and allowed them to worship their God.
How did one of King Nebuchadnezzar's advisors trick him?
He asked if the worship of other gods other than his was permitted. King Nebuchadnezzar replied that it was not permitted. The advisor then told the King of Daniel and how he is breaking the King's law. This must mean that Daniel must be arrested at once.
Why did King Nebuchadnezzar allow his advisor to arrest Daniel?
He feared that he would come off as weak if he let Daniel go.
What did King Nebuchadnezzar do to Daniel as punishment?
He threw him into a cage of lions.
How did the lions react when Daniel was thrown in their cage?
They didn't even open their mouthes.
Who did the king of the Persian empire choose to be his wife?
He chose Esther
Who was Esther's cousin?
What did Mordecai overhear outside the palace?
He heard the grounds talking about plans to kill the king.
Who did Mordecai inform of these plans?
He told Esther about them who then reported them to the king.
Who was the king's right hand man?
What was the proclamation Haman announced?
All Jews in the land were to be killed.
Who got the king to stop Haman?
Who replaced Haman?
Name 3 important women in the Old Testament. Be able to explain why each is an important part of salvation history.
Deborah-A judge and a prophetess who becomes a military advisor.
Rahab-Hides 2 spies in her house and later she and her whole family are saved because she hangs a red cord outside of her window.
Ruth-From an enemy country, but she risks her future to help her mother-in-law. It pays off and she becomes King David's grandmother.
What does Emmanuel mean?
God is with us
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