Old Testament Final
Factors that contributed to the divided kingdom:
2.Solomon’s heavy-handed approach to governing.
3.Jeroboam’s political ambition
Three ways they (Phinehas) were wicked:
1.Had no regard for the Lord Himself
2.They treated the offering of the Lord with contempt, not handling it according to God’s law.
3.They had slept with the women who served the tabernacle showing their immorality and disregard for worship and worshippers alike.
2.Favor with God
3.Favor with man
Demand for King, Reasons:
1.Samuel’s sons lacked leadership
2.Wanted to be like other nations
symbolic act of indicating that a person has been chosen and set apart for a special task.
Fall of Saul:
1.He offered the sacrifice himself in disobedience to God’s command.
2.Made a foolish vow
3.Did not obey when told to destroy all the Amalekites and their property.
4.Saul allowed his jealousy to control him
5.Saul violated his own law and sought the advise from the witch of Endor.
6.Saul took his own life while fighting the Philistines
Gods promise to david:
1.His son and successor would build a temple for the Lord
2.God would not remove His loving kindness from David’s dynasty.
3.David’s throne would be established forever in God’s kingdom.
1.Continue the Northern and Southern Kingdoms’ history until their fall.
2.Point out northern kings’ wickedness in continuing golden-calf worship set up by Jeroboam and show why the Northern Kingdom fell so quickly.
3.Reveal the judgement of God on the sins of the nations.
Religion in Canaan:
1.Chief god was regarded as creator
2. Beal considered to be fertility god
3.Asherah was wife of L, offspring was beaal
4.In Joshua time when Israelites going into canaan, they were practicing prostitution and sacrifice
son of nun, name means lord is salvation
"go in and do it"
Arc of covanent symbolism:
Arc of covenant is going to now represent the protecting presence of Yahweh
Under the ban:
1.Everything belonged to god
2.People in city of jerico to be killed
3.Shout and wells came down
4 exceptions found in book of Zacheria:
Define the term Judges:
Military leaders from God; spirit endowed
Cycle of Judges:
Circle of from top clockwise:
Suffering->"cry for mercy"
Supplication->"raise up judges"
Warning against halfhearted religion
Themes of laws and prophets:
Call for justice
expressed in total commitment to God. He must be given first place
Old Testament Final
Old testament final exam