Sunday, July 31, 2011

Law And Promise:

1. True or False? The inhabitants of Jerusalem tricked Joshua into making a covenant of peace with them by pretending they were from a far-off place.

2. Sentence Completion: At the end of his life, Joshua advised the people to "choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve." He provided an example for them to follow by saying "But as for me---"

3. Fill in the Blank: When the Israelites renewed their vow to serve the Lord at Shechem, Joshua said to them, " You are-------against yourselves--- to serve Him."1. False. The inhabitants of Gibeon (Josh. 9 : 3-9 )

2. "And my house, we will serve the Lord" (Josh. 24 : 15 )

3. "Witnesses" ( Josh. 24 : 22 )

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Law and Promise:


What was read to the children of Israel when they renewed

their covenant with God after the defeat of Ai?

The whole law (Josh. 8 : 34 ).

This was the renewal ceremony at mounts Ebal and Gerizim as Moses had commanded Israel to do when they were in the land of Canaan (Deut. 27-28 ).

Friday, July 29, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Multiple Choice: The law was to be read to all the people every seven years at what Jewish feast? (a) Passover; (b) Purim; or (c) Tabernacles.

2. Sentence Completion: God instructed Joshua as he prepared to enter the land of Canaan: This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall-----
1. (c) Tabernacles (Deut. 31 : 10 - 12 ) This was to be done in the "year of release " when all debts were forgiven and all slaves set free.

2. "Meditate in it day and night (Josh. 1 : 8 )

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Fill in the blanks: "The -------things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law".

2. If rebellious Israel returned to the Lord, He promised to--------- their heart, so they would love the Lord their God with all their heart and all their soul,

3. As Moses concluded his giving of the law, he said, "I have set before you life and -------, blessing and------; therefore choose--------, that both you and your descendants may live'. 1. "Secret" (Deut. 29 : 29 )

2. Circumcise (Deut. 30 : 1-6 )

3. "Death---cursing----life" Deut. 30 :19 )

Monday, July 25, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Multiple Choice: After the people had come into the Promised Land, they were to build an alter made of (a)cut; (b) rough; or (c) whole stones.

2. God promised Israel blessing for obedience and a curse for disobedience. The curse was to be pronounced from Mount Ebal and the blessing from Mount: (a) Gerizim; (b)Horeb; or (c) Olivet.

3. True or False? If a man refused to raise up a name for his dead brother, the widow was to remove the brother's sandal and spit in his face,!.(c) Whole (Deut. 27 : 6 ).

2. (d) Gerizim (Deut. 27 :11-13 ).

3. True ( Deut. 25 : 7-9 ).

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Fill in the blank: " You shall not have in your bag differing, --------,a heavy and a light."

"Weights" (Deut. 25: 13 ).

The Israelites would use weights in the purchase and selling of material and grain. This was a prohibition against dishonesty.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Question: If a man was found guilty in a Jewish court and a beating was prescribed as punishment, how many blows was he to receive?

Forty (Deut. 25 :1-3 )

It was a common practice to give only thirty-one blows lest someone miscount and violate the law by giving too many ( cf. 2 Cor. 11 :24 ).

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. True or False ? Divorce was totally prohibited under Mosaic Law.

False (Deut. 24 : 1--4 )

Deuteronomy 24 : 1, states that the man could write a bill of divorcement if he found some "uncleanness " in her. What constituted this uncleanness was still being debated in the time of Christ (Matt. 19 : 3 ).

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Fill in the blank: "No man shall take the lower or the upper-------in pledge,

for he takes one's living in pledge."millstone" (Deut. 24 : 6 ).

Friday, July 15, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Fill in the blank: Mosaic Law states, 'When you come into your neighbor's standing grain, you may pluck the heads with your hand, but you shall not use a ------on your neighbor's standing grain". " Sickle" (Deut. 23 : 25 ).

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. True or False? If a slave escaped from his master and came to an Israelite, the Israelite was to return him to his master.

2. Every Israelite was required to make a vow to the Lord and not delay in paying it.

3. It was permissible for an Israelite to go into his neighbor's vineyard and eat all the grapes he wanted while he was there.1. False He was to allow him to stay with him where he chose (Deut. 23 : 15, 16 ).

2. False All vows were totally voluntary (Deut. 23;22,23 ).

3. True (Deut. 23 : 24 ).

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Law and Promise:

1.Question: If a man was found to have sexual relations with an unmarried woman, he had to marry her and pay her father a dowry price. What other condition was placed on him?He was not permitted to divorce her all his life (Deut. 22 : 28, 29 )

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Question : How many tassels were to hang from the robe of an Israelite?

2. True or False? If a married woman was caught committing adultery with a man, the penalty for the man was lighter then that for the women.

3. Multiple Choice: The penalty for adultery was stoning. What was the penalty if an engaged woman had sex with another man ?

(a) Payment of a fine to the groom; (b) payment of a fine to the father of the bride;

or (c) both had to be stoned.1. Four (Deut. 22 : 12 ) The tassels were to remind the people to do the commandments of the Lord (Num. 15 : 37-41 ).

2. False - Both were to be executed (Deut. 22 : 22 )

3. (c) both had to be stoned (Deut. 22 : 23, 24 )

Monday, July 11, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. True or False? If an Israelite found something another had lost, he was entitled to keep it as his own possession.

2. Multiple Choice: What was an Israelite required to put on the roof of his house?

(a) A chimney; (b) a protective railing; or (c) the first commandment

3. True or False? It was permissible to yoke a donkey and an ox together to plow a field if a man did not have two oxen.

1. False If the owner came looking for it, it must be restored to him (Deut. 22:1-3 )

2. (b) A protective railing (Deut. 22 : 8 ) Most homes had flat roofs and
were built so people could walk on them.

3. False (Deut. 22 : 10 ) This obviously was a practical order, given the varying size and strength of the two animals.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. Question: What penalty was prescribed for a stubborn and rebellious son who would not change even when corrected by his parents?

2. True or False? If a man was executed for a sin worthy of death, his dead body was to be hung on a tree but not left there overnight. 1. He was to be stoned to death (Deut. 21 : 18 -21 )

2. True (Deut. 21 : 22,23 ). Paul quotes the end of verse 23 in reference to the death of Christ--"Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree". (Gal. 3 : 13 )

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Law and Promise

1. True or False? If a man desired to marry a woman who had been taken captive in battle, that woman had to shave her head before they could be married.

True (Deut.) 21 : 11, 12 )

2. If a man took a wife from among the captives of war and decided later he had made a mistake, he could send her away.

True (Deut. 21 : 14 ) . However, she was not to be sold as a slave or mistreated in any way.

3. If a man had two wives, one loved and one unloved, he was allowed to count the firstborn son of the one loved as his true firstborn, even if the unloved bore him a son first.

False (Deut. 21: 15-17 ) The firstborn was to receive a double portion regardless of which wife gave birth to him.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. True or False ? Before the army of Israel attacked a city outside the Promise Land, they were to make an offer of peace to that city.

True (Deut. 20 : 16 ) This law did not hold true for those cities inside the land God had given to them. Those people were to be destroyed (Deut. 20 : 16 ).

2. Fill in the blank: "Of the cities of these peoples which the Lord your God gives you as an -----, you shall let nothing that breathes remain alive".

"Inheritance" (Deut. 20 : 16)

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. True or False? The "fainthearted" soldier in Israel's army was to be strong in the Lord and go ahead into battle.

False - He was to go home, lest he cause others to become fainthearted.

(Deut. 20 : 8 )

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Law and Promise:

1. True or false? If a man was engaged to a woman but had not yet married her he was not to go into battle.

2. Multiple Choice: As the men of Israel went out to battle, someone was to come and remind them that the Lord would be going with them to fight for them. Whose role was this ?

(a) King; (b) prophet; or (c) priest.1. True (Deut 20 : 7 ).

2. (c) Priest (Deut. 20 : 2-4 )