Flashcards in Session 7 Study Questions Deck (30):
Notice the kings of Israel and the kings of Judah
19 Kings of Israel
20 Kings of Judah
Notice how Jehu of Israel provides a chronological synchronism between northern Israel and southern Judah kings.
He is the 10th king of Israel (not sure what the point is though).
Notice the many fluctuations of the Assyrian Empire.
Notice the great territory of the Persian Empire and its expansion.
woah...Cyrus took control of a lot of land!
True/False: Dr. Merrill believes that Abner, Saul's former general, did NOT have a full appreciation of David as the messianic king.
Who was the brave solider who gained access through the water tunnel into Jerusalem to capture the city for David's capital?
True/False: Merrill believes that the Ark was brought into the city of Jerusalem IMMEDIATELY AFTER the city was made Israel's capital.
In your own words, what seems most surprising to you about Merrill's reconstruction of the chronology of the life of David?
*Solomon had coregency with David.
*The tabernacle prepared by David to receive the Ark was constructed shortly before Absalom's rebellion. etc.
Merrill believes that the Pharaoh who gave his daughter in marriage to Solomon was Siamun.
Merrill believes that Mephibosheth was about how hold when David brought him to Jerusalem to live with him?
about 20 years old.
Merrill believes that the three-year drought that came because of Saul's slaughter of the Gibeonites was about 996-993.
What was the cause of David's war with the Ammonites?
David's emissaries who were sent to Rabbah (modern Amman, Jordan) to congratulate young Kin Hanun, were shamefully abused and sent home.
What daughter of David was raped by his eldest son, Amnon?
Tamar, the virgin sister of Absalom. Absalom later had a daughter named Tamar in honor of his sister.
True/False: Absalom killed his brother Amnon at Hebron because his father David did nothing to push Amnon for the rape of Tamar.
Who was the wise man and friend of David, whom God used to counteract the advice of Ahithophel, David's trusted counselor who had defected to Absalom?
How did Absalom come to his death?
Joab threw darts into his body as Absalom was suspended by his hair from an oak tree.
Who was the Benjaminite who sought to organize schismatic movement for himself after the death of Absalom?
What sin of David caused him to realize that Jerusalem was to be the location of the future Temple?
The numbering of the people (a census).
What did God do in response to David's desire to build Him a Temple in Jerusalem?
God declared His determination to build a house or Dynasty for David.
Jeremiah shared the spiritual vision of what king of Judah?
Jeremiah's preaching, according to Woychuk, was the outflow of what?
a broken heart
Why is a preacher of the Word preeminently useful?
Because the Word is what unlocks the human heart, and God made the human heart.
What were the six effects that Jeremiah's preaching was to have on the kingdoms?
1. to root out
2. to destroy
3. to build
4. to pull down
5. to throw down
6. to plant
How did Jeremiah come to know his God?
Because he believed God's Word, and because he fed on God's Word for himself.
What is the seven-fold indictment which Jeremiah pronounces on behalf of God against the faithless pastors and the false prophets of his day?
1. scattered God's flock
2. profaned God's house
3. caused God's people to err
4. stolen God's words every one from his neighbor
5. spoke falsely with their tongues
6. prophesied "false dreams"
7. perverted the Words of the Living God
What three elements of style are included in Jeremiah's writing and preaching?
1. the marred linen "girdle" or belt
2. The good vs. bad figs
3. an earthen vessel broken to pieces in front of the people
4. A yoke of wood around his neck.
What does Woychuck conclude about Jeremiah's compassionate heart?
Jeremiah comes closer to feeling and experiencing the cross of Christ than any other OT saint.
1 Kings 15:11
And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father.
Against Zerah the Ethiopian:
2 Chronicles 14:11 - And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.