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1

What are the 3 key words that show the progression of history in the book of Exodus?

Subjection
Redemption
Instruction

2

What are 4 of the 7 "types" of Christ in Exodus?

Moses
Passover
7 Feasts
Exodus Event
Manna & Water provision
Tabernacle
High Priest

3

The revelation given in the book of Leviticus was given to Moses by God over a period of how long

1 month

4

What is the "key word" or theme of Leviticus?

holiness

5

What is the topic of the key chapter in Leviticus?

Leviticus 16 - The Day of Atonement

6

Where is the only place in the OT where it says "thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself"?

Leviticus 19:18

7

What are the 3 main divisions of the book of Numbers?

Order
Disorder
Reorder

8

The book of Numbers mentions 10 times that Israel did not obey God's voice, with a final failure of faith at what place?

Kadesh-Barnea in Numbers 14

9

What are 3 of the 5 pictures of Christ in Numbers?

Brazen Serpent
Rock that gave water
Manna
Star & Scepter
Pillar of Cloud and Fire

10

Give 3 of the 5 contrasts mentioned between Leviticus and Numbers.

Leviticus ||| Numbers
Sanctuary ||| Wilderness
Purity ||| Pilgrimage
Fellowship ||| Faithlessness
Legislative ||| Narrative
Ceremonial ||| Historical

11

What is the basic teaching of the book of Numbers?

God's people can move forward only as they trust and depend on Him.

12

What are the basic Three Sermons that make up Deuteronomy?

What God has done
What God expected of Israel
What God will do

13

What is the key theme in Deuteronomy?

Beware lest you forget

14

What are the 3 divisions of the historical books?

Theocratic
Monarchial
Restoration

15

The Conquest recorded in Joshua lasted about how long?

7 years

16

What were the three phases of the Conquest recorded in Joshua?

Central
Southern
Northern

17

I Samuel describes the transition in leadership from judges to kings through what four men?

Eli
Samuel
Saul
David

18

II Samuel describes the kingship of David from 7 years in what place to 33 years in what place?

Hebron (over Judah)
Jerusalem (over all 12 tribes)

19

True/False: I Kings describes Solomon's reign beginning with great glory, but ending with a divided kingdom.

True

20

What does the book of Joshua teach?

Victory and blessing come through obedience and trust in God

21

How does the importance of the written Word of God fit into the book of Joshua?

Joshua 1:8; 11:23 ... This book of the Law - according to all that God said to Moses.

22

Could the book of Judges have been written by Samuel?Explain.

Yes, Judges was written during the time of Samuel, and his prophetic ministry clearly fits the moral commentary of Judges and the style and orderly scheme points to 1 complier.

23

Give 5 of the 10 contrasts between Joshua and Judges

Joshua ||| Judges
Freedom ||| Bondage
Progress ||| Decline
Conquest through belief ||| Defeat through disbelief
Israel served God ||| Israel served self
Objective morality ||| Subjective morality
Israel pressing onward ||| Israel spiralling downward
Sin judged ||| Sin tolerated
Faith and obedience ||| Lack of both

24

Give titles to each of the 4 chapters of the book of Ruth

1. Ruth's decision to stay with Naomi
2. Ruth's devotion to care for Naomi
3. Ruth's request for redemption by Boaz
4. Ruth's reward of redemption by Boaz

25

In your own words, describe how Boaz portrays the work of a kinsman-redeemer.

1. Related by blood
2. Pay the price
3. Willing to redeem
4. Be free himself

26

What are the 2 Bible books named after women?

Ruth and Ester

27

What are three errors which Israel committed when they demanded a king?

Impatient demand (not waiting for God's time & God's best)
Improper motive (rejected God as king to put confidence in man)
Inadequate criteria (desired a visible military and judicial leader like all the nations)

28

What are the 3 parts of II Samuel, that describe David's periods of life?

Obedience
Disobedience
Judgement

29

In your own words, explain how the 5 books of the Pentateuch fit together.

Genesis - God is creator, trace history of human race from creation to Israel's development as a special people
Exodus - Abraham's decedents to God's people
Leviticus - Provides standard of holiness
Numbers - 38 years in the desert
Deuteronomy - Recap & amendments of the covenant

30

Who were Abraham's 3 wives?

Sarah
Hagar
Keturah

31

What prompted Abraham to leave the Promised Land to temporarily reside in Egypt?

a famine

32

When were the pyramids of Egypt built (in relation to Abraham & Israel)?

more than 4 centuries before Abraham's visit which was at the end of the first intermediate period.

33

Why and how were Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed?

Unrepented wickedness / fire and brimstone

34

Where did Abraham seek a wife for his son Isaac?

within his clan in the city of Nahor

35

Where did Jacob go to find a wife?

to Paddan Aram (where Laban lived)

36

According to Dr. Merrill, in what kind of setting was Joseph exalted to power?

Under a truly Egyptian dynasty...not under the Hyksos

37

Briefly describe what happened during the three 40-year periods of Moses' life.

1526-1486 (1st 40 years) - Grows up in Egypt

1486-1446 (2nd 40 years) - Fugitive

1446-1406 (3rd 40 years) - Returns to Egypt to lead the Israelites

38

Who does Dr. Merrill think was the princess who rescued Moses from the Nile River?

Hatshepsut, the wife and half-sister to Thutmose II

39

What Canaanite cities were burned during the Conquest?

Jericho
Ai
Hazor

40

Does Dr. Merrill hold to a long Egyptian sojourn or to a short Egyptian sojourn?

Long (430 years)

41

Who were the kings Sihon and Og?

Kings of the Amorites in Transjordan, who were conquered by Moses, before Joshua led the people across the Jordan river to defeat the Canaanites.

42

What are 3 of the 5 areas in which the work of Moses, under God, can be summarized?

1. Moses liberated Israel out of bondage in Egypt.
2. Moses established civil and criminal laws that are patterns for equity and justice.
3. Moses regulated sacrificial and Tabernacle worship.
4. Education - Moses nurtured, trained, and discipled a mass of unorganized people into a nation.
5. Moses instituted the Passover and the sprinkling of blood.

43

How does the NT explain the spiritual strength of Moses?

He endured as seeing Him who is invisible

44

Who appeared with Jesus at the Transfiguration?

Moses & Elijah

45

Who said it (Deut. 18:15 - "The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a prophet from the midst of thee, of they brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall harken;")

Moses (about the Messiah)

46

From what mountain did Moses look out to see the Promised Land before he died?

Pisgah

47

True/False: The Spirit of God is not diminished by being divided or extended to other people.

True

48

What are 3 distinguishing marks of the man for whom God looks in His service?

1. He is lowly & poor in spirit.
2. He is of contrite spirit, not self-assertive, but one in whom self-will has been broken.
3. He trembles at God's work, submitting to its authority unhesitatingly and unreservedly.