Harbin: Chapter 14
How did Rehoboam manage to lose most of his kingdom?
He refused to cut taxes and threaten to raise them.
Why is Asa viewed as a good king but given a mixed review?
His lack of faith in God to assist with attack on Baasha in Northern Kingdom. How did Jehoshaphat show piety on the one hand but political naivete on the other? He went thru the country removing pagan shrines and sent teachers in the land teaching the law. he was judged for helping the wicked. What is most memorable about Athaliah?
She proceeded to kill off rest of males in the royal family so that she could rule. How did Joash bring hope to the Southern Kingdom? What did he do that caused him to be assassinated? by repairing the temple restoring the worship and sacrificial system.He ordered , God's prophet Zechariah to be stoned to death on the temple grounds. His heart was turned away from God. In what way did Uzziah demonstrate spiritual foolishness? What were the consequences? He went into the temple to burn incense, something only the priest could do.Cause he didn't listen, God struck him with leprosy. What is most memorable about Ahaz?
Ahaz turned away from YHWH, he served the pagan gods, including Baal, even performed child sacrifices. He promoted the spiritual revival. Compare and contrast Hezekiah with his father, Ahaz, and with David. he was viewed as one of the worst kings in the Southern Kingdom. Hezekiah trusted in the Lord, God of Isreal. What was the role of Isaiah in the Southern Kingdom?
Prophet and historian
What key prophecies did the prophets of this period give regarding the Messiah? 1st anticipation of the birth of the Messiah
2ndthe servant songs the Messiah's bearing the sins of His people 3rd which Jesus would later read in the synagogue in Nazareth. What is most memorable about Manasseh?
He had the hollow tree where Isaiah hid sawn down with Isaiah inside. His acts of apostasy In what ways was Josiah the last hope for the Southern Kingdom? Josiah's returning the ark of the covenant to the temple
Trace the decline and fall of the Southern Kingdom.
the death of Josiah
Describe the different ways by which Jeremiah tried to convey his message to the people.
|burying a linen sash near the Euphrates River to signify the Exile; | |watching a potter remake a flawed item, illustrating how God would remark the nation; breaking a large pot before the leadership, | |demonstrating how God would destroy the Southern Kingdom; | |redeeming a piece of land, showing confidence that God would perserve the people even thru exile; | |remaining single because of the anticipated hard times; and wearing a yoke to symbolize upcomming bondage. |
Why was Lamentations written?
Focus on city of Jerusalem and its destruction.
What are some reasons that the Exile was not as severe as it might have been? Some of the people listened to the prophets People followed God's instruction the design of the exile was partial punishment
Summarize both the incidents and the visions recorded in the book of Daniel. 1.The account of Daniel and his friends declining to eat Babylonian food 2. Daniel request for stay of execution to interpret the kings dream. 3. The firery furnance
4. Daniel in the lions den
Vision of 4 beasts that paralled the 4 metals of the statue & what happened to Daniels people in the future. Daniel was given information about the Messiah. What is apocalyptic literature, and how is it different from prophetic literature? serves to show God's sovereignty over the future. Rich in the use of symbols. focused on what God is going to do.serve to show God's soverign control over history. is oriented toward the audience receiving the...