Monday, January 31, 2011

History---Events: Multiple Choice:
1. What did Pharaoh ask the midwives to do to newborn Hebrew babies?
(a) Spare the daughters and kill the sons; (b) spare the sons but kill the daughters;
or (c) cripple the feet of the sons.
2. What did Pharaoh order all his people to do when
the Hebrew midwives were ineffective at controlling the Hebrew male population?

(a) Kill every Hebrew male under the age of two;
(b) cast every son who is born into the river; or
(c) bring every newborn son to Pharaoh to be trained for the military.

1. (a) Spare the daughters and kill the sons ( Ex. 1 : 16 ).
This was to be a means of controlling the Hebrew population.

2. (b) Cast every son who is born into the river (Ex. 1: 22 ).

Sunday, January 30, 2011

History ---Events:
1. Multiple Choice: When Joseph's brothers arrived home with their sacks of grain,
what did each find in his sack-- besides grain?
(a) Rats; (b) his money; or (c) household gods.
2. Fill in the blanks: Joseph forgave his brothers by saying,
"But as for you, you meant --------- against me; but God meant it for ------
to save many people alive"
1. (b) His money (Gen. 42: 35 ).

This made Jacob and his sons afraid because they did not know how to explain this in the event that they needed more Egyptian grain.

2. " Evil--- good" ( Gen. 50 :20 ).

Joseph said God sent him to Egypt to preserve his family and their descendants.
(Gen. 45: 7 ).

Saturday, January 29, 2011

1. Fill in the blanks: In Joseph's dreams his brothers'------- bowed to his, and the sun, moon, and ------- stars bowed down to him.
2. In Pharaoh's dream about the seven years of plenty and seven years of famine, seven
fat ------ were eaten up by seven gaunt ones, and seven full heads of------
were eaten by seven thin ones.1. Sheaves----eleven ( Gen. 37:7,9 ).
It angered his brothers and disturbed his father
that Joseph thought his parents and brothers would someday pay homage to him.

2. Cows-----grain (Gen. 41: 18-24 ).
No one among Pharaoh's magicians and wise men could interpret his dream.
In this way Joseph came to Pharaoh's attention and rose to prominence in his court.

Friday, January 28, 2011

History ---Events:
1. Multiple Choice: Describe Jacob's prosperous flocks of goats and sheep.
(a) They were all pure white; (b) They were all black; or (c) they were all spotted, speckled, and streaked.
2. Fill in the blank: "Your name shall no longer be called---------, but-------; for you have struggled with God and with men, and have prevailed."1. (c) They were all spotted, speckled, and streaked (Gen. 30:39).

2. "Jacob----Israel" (Gen. 32: 28 ).
Jacob's persistence in wrestling with God earned him
a name change from "Sup planter"
to "Prince with God."

Thursday, January 27, 2011

History---Events: Multiple Choice:
1. Esau despised his birthright by giving it to Jacob in exchange for
(a) Food; (b) money; or (c) a girl.
2. What did Esau determine to do to Jacob after Jacob tricked Isaac into blessing him instead of Esau?
(a) Cheat him out of possessions; (b) kill him; or (c) steal his wife.1. (a) Food (Gen. 25 : 34).
2. (b) Kill him (Gen. 27 :41 ).

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Multiple Choice:
1. What plague did God bring on the house of Abimelch because of Sarah's presence there?
(a) Mass rebellion of the servants; (b) death to his firstborn son; or (c) all women were barren?
2. The fact that Abraham did not withhold his only son from God demonstrated that :

(a) Abraham loved God; (b) Abraham feared God; or (c) Abraham did not love Isaac.
1. (c) All the women were barren (Gen.20:18).
2. (b) Abraham feared God (Gen. 22: 12).

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

1. Question:
What happen to Lot's wife when she looked behind them as they fled Sodom?
2. Question:
What did God rain on Sodom and Gomorrah to destroy them?1. She became a pillar of salt (Gen. 19: 26).

2. Brimstone and fire (Gen. 19: 24).

Monday, January 24, 2011

1. Multiple Choice : When God promised Abraham a son by Sarai, He:
(a) Struck him dumb for laughing; (b) struck Sarsi dumb for laughing; or (c) changed Sarai's name to Sarah.
2. Question: How old was Abraham when God instituted circumcision with him?1. (c) Changed Sarai's name to Sarah (Gen. 17 : 15, 16 ).
Sarah meant " Princess" and reflected God's special dealing with her.
2. ninety -nine years old (Gen. 17: 24).

Sunday, January 23, 2011

History --- Events : Fill in the blanks:
1. Because Sarai lived in Pharaoh's house claiming to be Abram's sister,
God sent great --------
on Pharaoh's house.
2. True or False?

Abram refused to take any goods from the king of Sodom so that he could not take credit for making Abram rich. 1. Plagues (Gen. 12: 17 ).
These were to warn Pharaoh not to take Sarai as his wife.

2. True (Gen. 14 : 23 ).

Saturday, January 22, 2011

History--- Events
1. What incident caused God to confuse the language of the people?
True or False?
The Tower of Babel was built so that the people might ascend into the heavens and make Gods name known.
1. The building of the Tower of Babel ( Gen. 11:5-7 ).

2. False.
They wanted to make a name for themselves lest they be scattered over the earth
( Gen. 11:4 ).

Friday, January 21, 2011

History--- Events: Fill in the blanks :
Noah was to take into the ark------- of every clean animal, ------- of every bird, and ------- of each unclean animal.
True or False?:
Noah sent out a raven and a dove from the ark at the end of the forty days; the dove returned twice, but the raven never returned.True or False?
The flood waters prevailed on earth for 175 days.

1. Seven---seven---two (Gen.7:2, 3 ).
it seems that the animals needed for sacrifice were taken in larger quantities to assure their survival (cf. 8:20 ).

2. True (Gen. 8: 7-12 ).
Noah was testing to see if the waters had receded enough to leave the ark.

3. False
One hundred fifty days (Gen. 7:24 ).

Thursday, January 20, 2011

History---Events Multiple Choice:
When God had no regard for his fruit-of-the-ground offering, Cain became angry. What did God tell Cain was lying at the door that he must rule over?
(a) Satan; (b) sin; or (c) pride.True or False?
God said He would blot out man, animals, creeping things, and birds from the land, because He was sorry that He made them.
1. (b) sin (Gen. 4:7 )
2. True (Gen. 6:7 )
All were corrupted by the wickedness of the human race. (v. 5 )

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

History---Events: Fill in the blank:
God made woman from the ------ which He took from Adam.
Multiple Choice :

God expelled Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden so that they would not;
(a) Meet up with the serpent again; (b) eat of the Tree of Life and live forever;
or (c) eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
1. Rib (Gen.2:22 ).
The Hebrew term translated "rib" does not denote a bare bone , but a portion of Adam's side with flesh attached. Eve was not made from a spare part, but, from the very nature of Adam's being (cf. v. 23 ).

2. (b) Eat of the Tree of Life and live forever (Gen. 3:22).

Their corruption by sin no longer made them fit for immortality.
God acted mercifully to protect Adam and Eve from the Tree of Life.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

History--- Events: Multiple Choice:
1. How was God's creation watered?
(a) Rain from heaven; (b) a mist from the earth; or (c) natural springs.
Multiple Choice:

2. What did God observe about His creation on the sixth day?

(a) He was done; (b) it was very good; or (c) the earth was full.

1. (b) A mist from the earth (Gen. 2: 6).

2. (b) It was very good (Gen.1: 31).

Previously, God had noted that what He had done was good (vv. 10, 12. 18, 21, 25 ).
Those references capture the quality of creation; the "very good" reference seems to note the completeness of creation.

Monday, January 17, 2011

1. Fill in the blanks: God called the dry land -----------and the waters--------when He created them.

2. Sentence Completion: "And the Lord God formed man--------"1. Earth---- Seas (Gen. 1: 10
2. " Of the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils
the breath of life; and man became a living being"
(Gen. 2: 7).

Sunday, January 16, 2011

People: Multiple Choice:
Esther succeeded what woman as queen of Persia?
(a) Deborah; (b) Vashti; or (c) Candace.
(b) Vashti ( Esth. 2 : 17 ).
Multiple Choice:

What was the name of the man who raised Esther?
(a) Moriah; (b) Melatiah; or (c) Mordecai.

(c) Mordecai (Eath. 2:7).
Esther was Mordecai's uncle's daughter. He raised her
because neither parent was alive.

Multiple Choice:
Who was the king who made Esther his queen?
(a) Darius; (b) Artaxerxes; or (c) Ahasuerus.(c) Ahasuerua (Esth. 2: 16, 17 ).
When Esther became queen, Ahasuerus was unaware that she was Jewish.
That fact plays a prominent part in this story (v. 20 ).

Saturday, January 15, 2011

People: Question:
Two prophets prophesied and encouraged the people who were rebuilding the temple, following the Babylonian captivity. Name them. (Esth. 5:1, 2 ).Zechariah

Friday, January 14, 2011

People and Places: Question :
What Persian ruler decreed that some of the Babylonian captives should return to Jerusalem to build the Lord a house?
Cyrus (Ezra 1:1, 2).
Multiple Choice:
Who oversaw the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem after the return of the captives from Babylon?

(a) Zerubbabel: (b) Tattenai; or (c) Ezra. (a) Zerubbabel ( Ezra 3: 8 ).

Thursday, January 13, 2011

People : Multiple Choice:
Who was the last king in Judah who sought the Lord?
(a) Hezekiah; (b) Josiah; or (c) Ammon.
(b) Josiah (2 Kings 23:24-24 :20).
Multiple Choice:

Who was the king of Judah at the time it was taken into Babylonian captivity?

(a) Jehoiachin; (b) Jehoiakim; or (c) Zedekiah.
(c) Zedekiah (2Kings 25: 1-7 ).

After his capture, Zedekiah's sons were killed before him and then his eyes were put out.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
What king of Judah showed all the wealth of the kingdom to messengers from Babylon?
(a) Ahaz; (b) Hezekiah; or (c) Manasseh.
(b) Hezekiah (2 Kings 20 : 12,13)
Although godly and wise in most things, he acted very foolishly at this point. It was Babylon that destroyed Judah.
Multiple Choice:

Who was the king of Assyria when they took Israel captive?

(a) Sennacherib; (b) Ben-Hadad; or (c) Shalmaneser.
(c) Shalmaneser (2 Kings 17:3-6).

He overthrew Israel by laying siege to Samaria, the capital city, for three years.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
What was the name of the only woman who reigned over the nation of Judah?
(a) Esther: (b) Jezebel; or (c) Athaliah.
(c) Athaliah (2Kings 11:1-3).
She was able to take power because her son Ahaziah had been killed while reigning over Judah. She attempted to kill all the living heirs, but failed in her plan.

Multiple Choice:
Who was the king of Israel when the nation was overthrown and taken captive by Assyria?

(a) Ahaz; (b) Hoshea; or (c) Jechoniah.The Assyria kingdom

(b) Hoshea (2 Kings 17:5,6 ).

Israel was taken captive by Assyria about one hundred fifty years before Judah was taken captive by Babylon (25:1).

Monday, January 10, 2011

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
What place did Elijah prophesy for the death of Jezebel?
(a) Samaria; (b) Jezreel; or (c) Jehu.
(b) Jezreel (1Kings 21:23 ).
She died violently. First Kings 21: 25 says that Ahab sold himself to do more evil than any other king because Jezebel his wife incited him.

Who was taken up in a chariot of fire and a whirlwind?Elijah (2 Kings 2:11 ).

Elijah was one of two men in the Old Testament who were taken by God and did not die.
The other was Enoch (Gen. 5 : 24 ).

Sunday, January 9, 2011

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
What prophet fore-told that King Ahab would die at Ramoth Gilead?
(a) Elijah; (b) Micaiah; or (c) Micah.(b) Micaiah (1Kings 22:13-23).
He spoke the truth when all the other prophets were prophesying falsely.
God always had some prophets who refused to bow to the pressure of a wicked king.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
On what mountain did Elijah confront the prophets of Baal?
(a) Mount Gerizim; (b) Mount Sinai; or (c) Mount Carmel.
(c) Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18:20-40).

Multiple Choice:

What prophet found the Lord coming to him in "a still small voice"?

(a) Jeremiah; (b) Isaiah; or (c) Elijah.
(c) Elijah (1Kings 19 ; 11-13).

Friday, January 7, 2011

People and Places: Question:
Ahab was one of the most wicked kings of Israel. He had an equally wicked wife. What was her name?
Jezebel (1 Kings 16:29-31 ).
It was this same Jezebel who later sought to kill Elijah (19:1-3.

Multiple Choice:

God told Elijah to hide himself so Ahab would not find him. By what stream was he told to hide?

(a) The Brook Kidron; (b) The Brook Cherith; or (c) The Brook Kishon.(b) The Brook Cherith (1Kings 17:3 ),
which flowed into the Jordan River.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
Who was to succeed Solomon as king of all Israel?
(a) Jeroboam; (b) Ahaz; or (c) Rehoboam.
(c) Rehoboam (1 Kings 12:1
He turned the people against him and lost the ten northern tribes of Israel.
Multiple Choice:
Jeroboam was the first king of Israel after the nation was divided. From what city did he rule?

(a) Shechem; (b) Samaria; or (c) Sidon.(a) Shechem (1 Kings 12:25

Shechem actually means ridge.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
From what country did Solomon get cedar and cypress logs to build the temple?
(a) Syria (b) Assyria; or (c) Lebanon.
(c) Lebanon (1Kings 5 : 6-9 ).
There was peace between Israel and Lebanon during the reigns of David and Solomon.
"Old Cedars of Lebanon"
Fill in the blank:

The queen of --------- came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with hard questions. Sheba (1 Kings 10:1)