Haggai, Zechariah, Esther, Joel, and Malachi Quiz
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Haggai's main message was a ?
Call to action to rebuild the temple
What was Haggai most upset with the Jews for ?
Their indifference and failing to heed God's chastisement
What was the result of Haggai's message
The people listened and obeyed and God's presence returned
While Zechariah prophesied at the same time as Haggai, how was his basic message different ?
He focused more on an inward spiritual change and the future of Israel
What is a messianic teaching NOT found in Zechariah ?
The messiah would be born in Bethlehem
How many night visions did Zechariah have?
Who was the grandfather of Zechariah ?
The prophet Iddo
Zechariah has a lot of apocalyptic material, what is one way that is especially emphasized ?
The return of Christ to Mount Olives to reign and rule is prophesied
In Zechariah's vision of four horns and four craftsmen, the craftsmen represented ?
God's forces against the nations
In Zechariah 6:9-15 the Lord through Joshua prophesies that the temple would be built by
What was the least legitimate purpose for fasting in Zechariah 7-8 ?
To voice their self pity
Which enemy of Israel was NOT included in Zechariah 9 when the prophet told the people that the Lord would remove their enemies ?
Zechariah characterized the bad leaders of God's people as worthless
What is NOT true of Zechariah ?
It explains the vision of a four part statue
When does the story of Esther take place ?
Between Zerubbabel's rebuilding of the temple and Ezra's return
The book of Esther is written as a
Which book is not found in the Dead Sea Scrolls ?
Which Jewish holiday is explained in the book of Esther ?
Feast of Purim
What type of format is found in the book of Esther ?
Who are the main characters in the book of Esther ?
Esther and Mordecai
Who was the target of an assassination plot in the book of Esther ?
What was the key point of the Persian decree ?
All Jews were to be killed
The capital of the Persian empire was ?
Who said, "if I perish, I perish"
Who was the major target of Haman's wrath?
What ultimately happened to Haman's estate ?
It was possessed by Mordecai
What happened on the 13th of Adar ?
Jews were successful in their defense
The word pur refers to
Why is the Book of Esther especially relevant for us today?
It shows God is at work to save us
What interesting fact did Dr. Roth share about the Book of Esther ?
The name of God is found four times in acrostic form
Scholars debate when Joel was written (900 or 400BC ). What position did Dr. Roth take and why ?
400 BC because it fits the history of the day, and because Peter (NT) applies to end time prophecy
What is one major theme in the book of Joel ?
The future day of the Lord and judgement accompanied by cosmic signs
Who likely assisted Ezra and Nehemiah in their revivals in the last chapters of the book of Nehemiah ?
Joel and Malachi
What kind of plague did Joel describe as "the day of the Lord" ?
The name Joel means ?
The Lord is God
Joel compare the severe plague to a
Which is NOT a reason the textbook authors and Dr. Roth gave for a later date for Joel ?
The tribulation and millennium are clearly detailed
Which quality of God did Malachi NOT discuss ?
God is the first part of the trinity- father, son, and the Holy Spirit
In which chapter did Malachi focus on God's concern about intermarriage and divorce ?
Malachi's name means my..
Malachi condemned the priests because they
Accepted sick animals for sacrifice
In Malachi, what was the main reason that Israel and Judah began to practice idolatry ?
Why did Malachi accuse the people of stealing from God ?
They were not paying the tithe
Per Dr. Roth's understanding of Malachi 3:11, what does God promise when you tithe ?
God will bless your work life
Malachi closed his book with a command and a
What future major NT character does Malachi predict ?
"Elijah", which Jesus states is a reference to John the Baptist
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