Monday, April 30, 2012


1. Multiple choice: If Judah did not mend her ways and worship God by obeying rather then by ritual, Jeremiah prophesied that God would cast them out of His sight, "As I have cast them  out all your brethren- the whole posterity of ----"(a) "Simeon"; (b) "Reuben" ; or (c) "Ephraim."

2. True or false? When God's punishments came upon Judah, Jeremiah said, the people would choose life over death.

3. Fill in the blanks: Because the men of Anathoth sought to kill Jeremiah for his prophesying, God said He would punish them. "The young men shall die by the --------- ,their sons and their daughters shall die by ------- ; and there shall be no ------ of them."

1. (c) "Ephraim" (Jer. 7: 15 ). Ephraim had been the dominant tribe of the northern kingdom of Israel and the territory of the capital of Samaria. Therefore, Jeremiah characterized the whole nation by using Ephraim's name.

2. False. They would choose death over life (Jer. 8:3 ).

3. "Sword---famine---remnant" (Jer.11:21-23 )..

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Prophecy -- Prediction

1. True or false: Jeremiah said that if one just and truthful man could be found, God would pardon Jerusalem.

2. Multiple choice: Jeremiah told Judah that because they had forsaken God and served foreign gods in their land , God would punish them by: (a) Forsaking them ; (b) making them serve strangers in a land that was not theirs; or (c) destroying homes in which He found strange gods.

3. The people of Jerusalem thought their city was safe because the temple was there. However, Jeremiah reminded them of what other city that had been destroyed where the sanctuary had once been? (a) Jericho; (b) Bethlehem; or (c) Shiloh.

1. True (Jer. 5:1 ).

2. (b) Making them serve strangers in a land that was not theirs (Jer. 5:19 ). If  Judah wanted foreign gods, the Lord would put them in a foreign land as well.

3. (c) Shiloh (Jer. 7:12).

Friday, April 27, 2012

Prophecy --Prediction

Question: From which direction did God tell Jeremiah to warn Jerusalem and Judah that destruction would come?

2. True or false? Because of Judah's sins, God told Jeremiah to prophesy to them concerning their coming destruction, "Nevertheless in those days--- I will make a complete end of you."

3. Fill in the blank: To indicate to Jeremiah that He was ready to perform His word, God showed Jeremiah a branch of an ------- tree, the first to blossom in the spring.

1. The north (Jer. 4:6 )

2. False. "I will not make a complete end of you" (Jer. 5:18 )

3. Almond (Jer. 1:11). This was reminiscent of Aaron's rod which budded with almonds to confirm his priesthood over any challenger from another tribe (Num. 17:1-8 ).

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Prophecy -- Prediction

1. Multiple choice: Isaiah described the final judgment in terms of wine making. What showed how terrible the judgment will be? (a) The amount of wine made; (b) the quality of the wine; or (c) the stains on the wine maker's clothing.

2. In Isaiah, what did God Promise to create new so that "the former shall not be remembered or come to mine"?
(a) His temple; (b) the throne of David; or (c) heavens and earth.

3. Fill in the blanks: If God's children would return to Him and confess their unfaithfulness, Jeremiah said, "In those days the house of --------- shall walk with  the house of -------- , and they shell come together--- to the land that I have given as an inheritance to your fathers."

1. (c) The stains on the wine maker's clothing (Is. 63:2,3 )

2. (c) Heavens and earth (Is. 65:17 )

3. "Judah--- Israel" (Jer. 3: 18 ) The Lord promised to restore a remnant of the whole nation with Jerusalem as their capital (vv. 14, 17 ).

Wednesday, April 25, 2012


1. Multiple choice: By what did Isaiah say the Suffering Servant would heal sinners? (a) By laying on of hands; (b) by His stripes; or (c) by rising from the dead.

2. When the Lord swore in Isaiah that in the last days He will never be angry with Israel again, to what historical promise did He compare His oath? (a) His covenant with Abraham; (b) His promise to Noah never to flood the world again; or (c) His promise to David of an eternal kingdom.

3. True or false: The Lord said in Isaiah that the fast He chooses is not a fast from food but a fast from oppression.
1. (b) By His stripes (Is. 53:5 ). His punishment was to deal with transgressions and iniquities and to provide peace.

2. (b)  His promise to Noah never to flood the world again (Is. 54:9 ).

3. True (Is. 58:5,6 ). God gains no pleasure from the affliction of one's body, but He is pleased and honored by cessation from wickedness for His Name's sake.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Prophecy - Prediction

1.True or false : In adjacent paragraphs, Isaiah uses the term Servant to refer to both Israel and the  Messiah, Israel's Savior.

2. Multiple choice: What did Isaiah say would be "beautiful upon the mountains" ? (a) Winter snow; (b) the blossoming produced by the Messiah;or (c) the feet of him who brings good news.

3. What animal is used by Isaiah as the symbol for both waywardness of sinners and meekness of the Savior? (a) Donkey; (b) dove; or (c) sheep.

1. True (Is. 49:3,5 ) Both Israel and Messiah were to portray the same character and witness to the righteousness and justice of the Father, who desires and deserves the worship of all men everywhere.

2.( c) The feet of him who brings good news (Is. 52:7 ).

3. (c) Sheep (Is. 53:6,7 ).

Sunday, April 22, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Who in Isaiah 40 will say to the cities of Judah, "Behold your God!"?
(a) The Messiah; (b) Isaiah; or (c) Jerusalem.

2. Fill in the blanks: Isaiah  said of God, "It is He who sits above the --------- of the earth, And its inhabitants are
like -------- ."

3. Multiple choice: Babylon was called "The Lady of Kingdoms, " according to Isaiah. What two things did
this lady never expect to happen to her? (a) Divorce and remarriage; (b) old age and death; or (c) widowhood and loss of children.

1. (c) Jerusalem ( Is. 40: 9 ) Jerusalem was situated high in the hills where her character would be a beacon to all the other communities.

2. "Circle--- grasshoppers " (Is. 40: 22 )

3. (c) Widowhood and loss of children (Is. 47: 5,8 )

Saturday, April 21, 2012


1. Question: When King Hezekiah showed the wealth of his palace, treasury, and realm to the emissaries of the king of Babylon, what did Isaiah predict would happen?

2. Multiple choice: Isaiah  proclaimed comfort to Jerusalem because she had received multiple punishment for her sins. How much punishment had she had? (a) Double; (b) triple;or (c) quadruple.

3. Question: According to Isaiah , what would a voice cry in the wilderness?

1. That all the wealth of the kingdom would be carried away to Babylon ( Is. 39:3,6 ).

2. (a) Double ( Is. 40:2 )

3. "Prepare the way of the Lord; Make straight in the desert A highway for our God"
(Is. 40:2 ).

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Prophecy- Prediction

1.  True or false?  Isaiah's vision of Jerusalem contained a tabernacle that would never be taken down.

2. Multiple choice: Where did Isaiah foresee a highway to be called "The Highway of Holiness"?
(a) In heaven; (b) from Assyria to Egypt; or (c) to Zion.

3. What was God's sign to King Hezekiah by Isaiah that his life would be extended fifteen years?
(a) A virgin birth; (b) the Assyrian army was killed; or (c) the sundial shadow retreated ten degrees.

1. True (Is. 33:20 )

2. (c) To Zion (Is. 35:8-10 ).

3. (c) The sundial shadow retreated ten degrees. (Is. 38:5-8 )

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


1. Multiple choice: As Isaiah foresaw  the siege of Jerusalem, what did he see the residents tearing down to reinforce the walls? (a) Their houses; (b) the temple; or (c) the Mount of Olives.

2. According to Isaiah , what will happen to the moon in the day when the Lord exalts His people? (a) It will shine like the sun; (b) it will turn to blood; or (c) it will swallow one-third of the stars.

2 True or false?  Isaiah  forecast that Assyria would fall by the sword of man.

1. (a) Their houses (Is. 22:10 ).

2. (a) It will shine like the sun, and the sun will shine seven times brighter (Is. 30: 26 ).

3. False. "Assyria shall fall by a sword not of man" (Is. 31: 8 ).

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Prophecy- Prediction

1. Multiple choice: What news did Isaiah foresee being brought to a watchman by a chariot of donkeys and a chariot of  camels? (a) the birth of the Messiah; (b) the fall of Babylon; or (c) the restoration of Jerusalem.

2. Fill in the blanks: Isaiah compared the comfort of God 's reign to " the shadow of a --------- rock in a weary -------- ."

3. True or false? Isaiah was distressed by the prospect of his predictions being fulfilled.

1. (b) The fall of Babylon (Is. 21:7-9 ).

2. "Great----land" (Is. 32:2 ) When the Lord reigns , Isaiah said, all will be well with the righteous from the least to the greatest, and the foolish and wicked will be seen for exactly what they are (vv 1--8 )

3. True (Is. 21:3, 4; 22:4 ).

Monday, April 16, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Which two enemies did Isaiah predict would join Israel in serving the Lord of hosts ?  (a) Moab and Ammon; (b) Ishmael and Edom; or (c) Egypt and Assyria.

2. Which prophet walked naked and barefoot for three years as a sign against Egypt and Ethiopia ? (a) Isaiah; (b) Jeremiah; or (c) Ezekiel.

3. Which of the major prophets spent much of his ministry encouraging the kings of Judah that the Assyrians would not capture Jerusalem ? (a) Isaiah; (b) Jeremiah; or (c) Ezekiel.

1. (c) Egypt and Assyria (Is. 19:24, 25 ).

2. (a) Isaiah (Is. 20: 3 ).

3. (a) Isaiah  (Is. 7:8; 10:20 ) Jeremiah ans Ezekiel spent their time assuring  their audiences that Babylon would capture Jerusalem.

Sunday, April 15, 2012


1. Multiple choice: As Isaiah predicted the fall of Babylon, his poetry saw in Babylon's wickedness a person whom he called the "Son of the morning." Who was he? (a) Nebuchadnezzar; (b) Cyrus; or (c) Lucifer.

2. Who did Isaiah quote as saying, "I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God"?  (a) Lucifer; (b) the Branch of Jesse; or (c) the king of Assyria.

3. About which nation did Isaiah say that its idols would totter and its mediums and sorcerers would fall? (a) Moab; (b) Philistia; or (c) Egypt.

1. (c) Lucifer (Is. 14:12 ).

2. (a) Lucifer (Is. 14:12,13 ).

3. (c) Egypt (Is. 19: 1,3 ).

Saturday, April 14, 2012


1. Multiple choice: According to Isaiah, when the Messiah establishes His peace, what will play
by the cobra's hole without harm? (a) The lamb; (b) the viper;or (c) the nursing child.

2. What did Isaiah say will fill the earth "as the waters cover the sea" when the Messiah reigns?
(a) The knowledge of the Lord; (b) the joy and praise of the Lord; or (c) the corpses of God's enemies.

3. Who  did Isaiah predict would be God's instrument of judgment on Babylon? (a) The Assyrians; (b) the Greeks; or (c) the Medes.

1. (c) The nursing child  (Is. 11:8 ).

2. (a) The knowledge of the Lord (Is. 11:9 )

3. (c) The Medes ( Is. 13: 17 ).

Friday, April 13, 2012

Prophecy- Prediction

Fill in the blanks:  In Romans, Paul quoted this prediction by Isaiah about the restoration of Israel. "For though your people, O Israel, be as the -------- of the ---------- , Yet a ---------- of them will return".

2. Multiple choice: From whose "stem" did Isaiah predict the Branch (Messiah ) would come? (a) Jesse's; (b) Judah's; or
(c) Abraham's.

3. According to Isaiah, when the Messiah establishes His peace, what animal will dwell with the lamb?
(a) The lion; (b) the fox; or (c) the wolf.

!. "Sand---sea-----remnant" (Is. 10:22 )

2. (a) Jesse's (Is. 11:1 ).

3. (c) The wolf (Is. 11:6, 65:25 ).

Thursday, April 12, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Where did Isaiah predict the Child "called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace" would govern? (a) Heaven; (b) upon the mercy seat; or (c) the throne of David.

2. Question: What did Isaiah predict would be upon the shoulder of  "Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father,
Prince of Peace" ?

3. True or false? Isaiah predicted that Assyria would do to Jerusalem all she did in judgment to Samaria.

1. (c) The throne of David ( Is. 9:7 )

2. The government (Is. 9:6 )

3. False. Assyria would be punished for thinking Jerusalem would fall like Samaria (Is. 10:11, 12 ).

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Prophecy- Prediction

1. Multiple choice: King Ahaz feared Syria and Ephraim, but Isaiah told him the real enemy would be:
(a)Egypt; (b) Assyria; or (c) Persia.

2. Who had a son whose infancy set the timetable for Assyria's defeat of Samaria? (a) King Uzziah; (b) Hosea; or (c) Isaiah.

3. What two northern tribes of Israel did Isaiah predict would see a great light when the Messiah would come? (a) Dan and Asher; (b) Zebulun and Naphtali;or (c) Issachar and Manasseh.

1. (b) Assyria (Is. 7:17 )

2. (c) Isaiah (Is. 8:3, 4). This child bore the awkward name Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz, which ment
"Speed the Spoil, Hasten the Booty".

3. (b) Zebulun and Naphtali Is. 9:1). These two tribes were called "Galilee of the Gentiles" because of the numbers of Canaanites around and within their border.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012


1. True or False? When commissioning Isaiah as a prophet,the Lord told him to expect the people of Israel to understand and obey the word of the Lord.

2. Multiple choice:When God commissioned Isaiah to prophesy, He told Isaiah the land would be desolated. What portion of the people would remain? (a) One-third; (b) one-fourth; or (c) one -tenth.

3. What would be the diet of the virgin's son whom Isaiah predicted for a sign to King Ahaz?
(a) Curds and honey; (b) locusts and honey; or (c) vegetables and water.

1. False.(Is. 6:9, 10 ). The Lord said that the perceptions of Israel were dulled, and their hearts were without understanding.

2. (c) One -tenth (Is.6:13 ).

3. (a) Curds and honey Is. 7:15 ).

Monday, April 9, 2012

Prophecy Prediction

1. Multiple choice: What did Isaiah predict would be made of swords and spears? (a) Farm implements ; (b) an idol
(c) coins.

2. According to Isaiah, when nations beat swords into plowshares, what will they not learn anymore?
(a) Nationalism; (b) war; or (c) sword making.

3. To show how destructive the day of the Lord would be, Isaiah said that seven women would be forced to do something.
What would it be? (a) Marry the same man; (c) eat from the same plate; or (c) live in one house.

1.(a) Farm implements (Is. 2:4 )

2. War (Is. 2:4 )

3. (a) Marry the same man (Is. 4:1 ) Men would lose their lives in the armies opposing the Lord.

Saturday, April 7, 2012


Myrrh plant
1. Multiple choice:  Although Solomon loved only the Shulamite, how many queens are mentioned in the Song of Solomon?
(a) Two; (b) twelve; or (c) sixty.

2. Which perfume is most frequently mentioned in the Song of Solomon ? (a) Frankincense; (b) spikenard; or (c) myrrh.

3. From whose point of view is most of the Song of Solomon written? (a) Solomon's (b) the Shulamite woman's; or (c) Solomon's friends.

1. (c) Sixty (Song 6:8 )

2. (c) Myrrh (Song 1:13; 3: 6; 4: 14 ).

3. (b) The Shulamite woman's.

Friday, April 6, 2012


1. Multiple choice:  What feature of the Shulamite women held Solomon captive? (a) Her eyes; (b) her hair; or (c) her lips.

2. Fill in the blank:  The Shulamite woman in the Song of Solomon requested , "Refresh me with -------- , For  I am lovesick."

3. Multiple choice: Solomon liked to compare his beloved to a dove. She  liked to compare him to: (a) An eagle; (b) a gazelle; or (c) a lion.
1. (b) Her hair (Song 7:5 ).

2. "Apples" (Song 2:5 ).

3. (b) A gazelle (Song 2:9, 17 ). The gazelle represented grace and agility.

Thursday, April 5, 2012


1.  Question: In what season did Solomon come to his beloved and ask her to come away?

Ans. Spring (Song 2:11,12 )

2. True or false? The Shulamite pursued her beloved and took him home to meet her mother.

Ans. True (Song 3:4 ) The love of Solomon and the Shulamite was intense from its beginning. They were very direct about their intentions.

3. Solomon had a portable enclosed chair in which he and his lover could travel.

Ans. True  (Song 3:9, 19 ) These are called sedan chairs, and were common oriental conveyances.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Solomon compared the posture of the Shulamite woman to a tree. Name it.
(a) The Mulberry; (b) the apple; or (c) the palm.

2. True or false? Perfumes figure prominently in the love story of the Song of Solomon.

3. In the Song of Solomon, the Shulamite woman was proud of her deep suntan.

1. (c) Palm (Song 7:7), which is both stately and graceful.

2. True (Song 1:3; 3:6; 4:6 ).

3. False. She felt it showed neglect of her appearance (Song1:6 ).

Monday, April 2, 2012


1. Question: Which comes first in the Bible, the Song of Solomon or Ecclesiastes?

 Ans. Ecclesiastes

2. True or false?  The author of Ecclesiastes believed that the strength of a king was greater then the wisdom of any man.

 Ans. False. He believed wisdom could defeat a king, but it would receive no glory (Eccl. 9:13--18 ).

3. True or false?  The book of Ecclesiastes concludes with modern man that life is filled with inequities, uncertainties, changes in fortune, and injustices, and that God is therefore untrustworthy.

Ans. False . (Eccl. 12:13, 14 ). Because life is uncertain, God is all the more necessary.