Flashcards in Last Days Of Judah Deck (37):
What sign did God give Hezekiah when he was ill? (2 Kings 20:6-11)?
The shadow of the sundial went back 10 steps.
What sin did Hezekiah commit when the messengers from the king of Babylonia visited him?
He proudly showed them all his treasures.
What happened to Manasseh when he refused to repent?
He was carried away as a prisoner to Assyria.
What did Manasseh do during this low period in his life?
He repented and asked God for help.
How did Manasseh respond to God's forgiveness?
He destroyed the idols and told the people to serve only God.
In what way was Amon like his father, and how was he different?
He did evil in the eyes of the Lord like his father. He did not repent like his father.
Josiah was how many years old when he became king and he worshiped God?
How long did Josiah reign?
Josiah renewed the between God and Judah?
While cleaning the temple what was found?
The Book of the Law
Josiah prepared for a celebration of what in Jerusalem?
The prophet Zephaniah prophesied of God's coming judgment against:
God called Jeremiah to be what? Before what?
God called Jeremiah to be a prophet before he was born.
The excuse Jeremiah gave to God for his reluctance to obey was what?
That he was only a child and that he couldn't speak.
How did God answer Jeremiah?
Do not be afraid God would be with him.
What did the priest do when he heard Jeremiah's prophecy that God would bring disaster upon the city of Jerusalem?
He beat him and put him in stocks.
How long did Jehoahaz reign for?
Jehoahaz was taken in chains to Egypt by?
Who was put on the throne by Pharaoh Neco?
How did Jehoiakim react when he read Jeremiah's scroll?
He burned the scroll.
What did God tell Jeremiah to do after Jehoiakim had burned the scroll?
He rewrote the scroll.
Why do you think God wanted the words on the scroll recorded a second time?
He wanted His words to be saved for the people of Judah.
What is the name of Jehoiakim's son?
How long did he rule?
Where was he carried off to?
Why was King Zedekiah angry with Jeremiah?
He told the people to surrender to Babylon, and the king didn't like this message.
Where did King Zedekiah officials put Jeremiah?
They put him first in prison and then in a muddy cistern.
Ebed-Melech went to the king, asking for permission to release Jeremiah. After that where did Jeremiah stay?
In the courtyard of the guard.
How did King Nebuchadnezzar punish King Zedekiah after the Babylonians had captured him?
1. He killed King Z's sons.
2. King Z's eyes were put out.
3. King Z was bound in shackles.
4. King Z was brought to Babylon.
As part of the Babylonians destruction of Jerusalem, what were set on fire?
What was broken down?
Who led away the people of Judah to exile in Babylon?
1. The palace and houses
2. The walls of Jerusalem.
3. King Neb
Why didn't God completely destroy Judah?
God kept his promise to David by not destroying it completely.
The people of Judah were held captive in Babylon for 1) how many years, and 2) until who came to the throne?
1) 70 years
2) Cyrus, King of Persia
What was the remnant of Judah?
A small group of people who were left behind.
Who was Gedaliah, and what was he appointed to do?
He was appointed governor by King Neb to govern Judah.
Who assassinated Gedaliah?
Who freed the captives carried off by Ishmael after he had murdered Gedaliah?
Did the remnant of Judah listen to Jeremiah and remain in the land?
No, they refused to listen and fled to Egypt.
Why should the remnant have stayed in Canaan?
God told them to stay.