Flashcards in Chapter 9 & 10 Deck (30)
David wanted Jerusalem to be not only the political capital - - but what other capital?
What did Joshua offer to all the head tribesmen of Israel?
A chance to back out of serving God
Whom is Rahab an ancestor of?
How did the Israelites know which house was Rahab's?
Because she hung a scarlet cord in the window
What resulted immediately after David began to take over the kingship from Saul?
What did David want to bring to the capital?
Ark of the Covenant
What literature is David credited with?
Books of Wisdom
Who were the keepers of the Ark of the Covenant?
What tribe is King David from?
What is the name of the first city that the Israelites attacked in Canaan?
Why was Jericho the first city they attacked?
It was in a very strategic location
What is the name of the city on the border of Judah and the northern tribes?
What army was Goliath a member of?
Who named David king and had him anointed?
What is the name of David's wife and mocked him for dancing?
Who are the only people who could transport the Ark of the Covenant?
Who was the 1st king of Israel?
Who defeated the giant Goliath?
Who is the father of David?
Who was engaged in a civil war with David?
Who court did David work in - - playing music?
What are the 7 major elements of God's covenant with David?
1. David gets a kingdom
2. David gets a dynasty
3. King becomes God's adopted son when anointed
4. Covenant is unlimited (time and Space)
5. Jerusalem is the spiritual center of the world
6. Temple is a sign of the covenant
7. Wisdom literature is the new Torah
What the 3 secondary/minor elements of God's covenant with David?
1. Queen mother will be an important figure
2. Prime minister is a permanent feature in the government
3. Thanksgiving offerings become the primary liturgy celebrated
Explain Sauls 1st mistake and what was his punishment?
Only had 600 troops to fight the Philistines - - Samuel turn to God for help but Saul gets nervous and prepares a sacrifice of his own.
Punishment - - his kingship will NOT pass on to his sons
Explain Sauls 2nd mistake and what was his punishment?
God wants Saul to destroy the city of Amalek COMPLETELY - - he only partially destroys it - - he keeps the livestock
Punishment - - it is the end of his Kingship
What are the 2 other names Jerusalem is known as?
1. The City of David
Since David was only around 13 years old - - how did he come face to face with Goliath on the battle field and what skill does David have that enable him to defeat Goliath?
He was taking food to his brothers who were soldiers - - Goliath was challenging anyone in the army to a 1:1 fight - - no one stepped up so David did
He is skilled in sling shot
Explain how David prevailed with respect and justice in his civil war?
He killed the people who beheaded Saul's son - - They were tried as traders and murderers
What was David called to do in his kingship or in other words what was the purpose of his kingship?
David's kingship was to fight Philistine tribes not build a temple for the covenant