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1
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What does the name “Nahum” mean?

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Consolation

2
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When was Nahum written?

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Between 661 and 612 BC, prior to the fall of Nineveh

3
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What is the theme of Nahum?

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Retribution for the rebellious unbelievers, compassion for God’s own, and Nineveh’s doom

4
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What is the message of Nahum to all of us?

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Might does not make right.

5
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What does the name “Zephaniah” mean?

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“Jehovah is hidden”

6
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When was Zephaniah written?

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According to 1:1, in the days of Josiah - prior to 621 BC

7
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What is the theme of Zephaniah?

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The day of the LORD

8
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What does the name “Habakkuk” mean?

A

Ardent embrace

9
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When was Habakkuk written?

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Just prior to the exile of Judah, around 605 BC

10
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What is the theme of Habakkuk?

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From doubt to faith. The just shall live by faith.

11
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What did Habakkuk question God about concerning wickedness and what was His answer?

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Why would God allow evil in Judah? Answer: God would raise up Babylon.

12
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What did Habakkuk ask concerning the coming Babylonian invasion, and what was God’s response?

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Why would God use an even more wicked nation than Judah? Answer: Hab. 2:4: The just shall live by faith.

13
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How do we apply the concept of living by faith to our Christian lives?

A

In times of adversity, and in all other times as well, we put our trust in God.

14
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What does the name “Jeremiah” mean?

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“Jehovah establishes”

15
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What Hebrew word means “to throw” and is understood in the sense of laying a foundation?

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ramah

16
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Where did Jeremiah die?

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Egypt

17
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True or false - Jeremiah is a post-exilic composition.

A

False.

18
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What is the theme of Jeremiah?

A

Warning and judgment

19
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What is significant about the LXX version of Jeremiah?

A

It is 1/8 shorter than the Masoretic text.

20
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What is the major prophetic teaching of Jeremiah?

A

The New Covenant in Jer. 31:31-34

21
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What did Jeremiah teach about commitment to God?

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Commitment to God was required. God was not to be kept as a fetish or good luck charm.

22
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Who was the author of Lamentations?

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Tradition holds that it was Jeremiah.

23
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When (generally) was Lamentations written?

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During the exile

24
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What is the theme of Lamentations?

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Lament over fallen Jerusalem

25
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What does the name “Ezekiel” mean?

A

God strengthens

26
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Date Ezekiel’s ministry.

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He was taken captive in 597 BC, called to the ministry in 592 BC, and his last dated discourse was in 570 BC.

27
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What is the theme of Ezekiel?

A

Judgment and glory.

28
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What is the solution to the issue of the temple Ezekiel described being larger than Solomon’s or the one after the exile?

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This is really a millennial or future temple.

29
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Ezekiel says that animal sacrifice will be restored in the millennium. How does this square with Christ paying for our sins, and the rarity of death in the 1000 year reign?

A

It is a symbol, like the Lord’s Supper. Animal sacrifice will also make a connection between sin and death for those living during the millennium.

30
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Describe the four living creatures in Ezekiel’s vision of God’s glory.

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  1. Each had the general likeness of a man.
  2. Each had four faces: man, lion, ox or cherub, eagle.
  3. Each had four wings and human hands under wings.
  4. Each were accompanied by a whirling wheel.
  5. 10:20 identifies the creatures as cherubim.
31
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What is a vision of God in the Old Testament called?

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A theophany

32
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In what three ways does God’s glory depart from Israel in Ezekiel?

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  1. From the cherub in the Holy of Holies: 10:3-4
  2. From the threshold of the temple: 10:18
  3. From the temple and city to the mountain on the East of Jerusalem: 11:23
33
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Where/when does the glory of the Lord return according to Ezekiel?

A

The millennial temple: Ezk 43:2-5

34
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What were the dry bones representative of in Ezk. 37?

A

Israel and their rejection of/apathy toward God.

35
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What does the breath in Ezk. 37:10 represent?

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The Spirit of God - revival for Israel.