BIBL 104 Quiz 4 Old Testament

BIBL 104 Quiz The Old Testament Books of Prophecy

Covers the Learn material from Module 4: Week 4.

  1. According to Micah, because the rich deprived the poor of their land, the Lord would now do the same to them.
  2. In his second vision, Zechariah saw four horns crushed.
  3. According to the textbook, Zephaniah’s ministry reminds us of the importance of preaching which confronts evil, calls for repentance, and leads to revival.
  4. The moral failure of Judah’s leadership had little impact on the spiritual corruption of the nation. However, the same could not be said for Judah’s priests.
  5. Ezekiel’s role as a Prophet is compared to the work of a “_____________.”
  6. In Malachi, the Lord promised that He would send the prophet _________ prior to the future Day of the Lord to restore His people.
  7. The book of Lamentations is an anonymous composition but early tradition identifies ___________ as the author of the book.
  8. Ezekiel came from a priestly family, which helps explain his emphasis on sin as uncleanness and defilement and his interest in the rebuilding of the future temple.
  9. The poems in the book of Lamentations most closely resemble the communal laments in the
  10. The book of Jonah is a two-part story. The first part of the book is about God’s mercy to His disobedient prophet. The second part of the book is about God’s mercy to the wicked people of Nineveh.
  11. According to the textbook, the key verse to the book of Lamentations is “Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness” (Lam. 3:22–23).
  12. Zephaniah’s preaching thus helped influence perhaps the greatest revival in Judah’s history.
  13. According to the textbook, Habakkuk’s interaction with God is a reminder that the life of faith often involves lament, complaint, and the pouring out of one’s honest emotions and feelings to God.
  14. Habakkuk prophesied in Israel prior to the Assyrian invasion and warned that the Lord would send the Assyrians to punish the people in Samaria.
  15. During an extravagant banquet Belshazzar saw a divine handwritten message that appeared on the plaster wall of the palace. This message indicated that his kingdom had been numbered, weighted, and divided.
  16. The ____________ were descendants of Esau and had a stormy relationship with Israel throughout their history.
  17. Isaiah subsequently served during the reigns of three kings in Judah.
  18. Jonah is scandalized that the Lord would show the same grace he has shown to Israel to the people of Nineveh.
  19. One poem in Lamentations portrays Jerusalem as a grieving widow mourning her destruction.
  20. The extended message of salvation at the center of the book of Micah, as well as the emphasis on salvation at the end of each section, reflects Micah’s focus on the hope of Israel’s future salvation.
  21. Amos concluded his prophecies of unrelenting judgment with a message of hope concerning Israel’s future restoration. God promised:
  22. Edom was lifted up because of excessive pride. They believed their mountain fortresses made them invulnerable to enemy attack.
  23. The book of Ezekiel is structured around seven visions of the Lord.
  24. Malachi prophesied in the postexilic period before the rebuilding of the temple and the reinstitution of the sacrifices and rituals associated with the temple.
  25. The Immanuel prophecy in Isaiah makes clear that this is not a typical human child because he is described as a “Wonderful Counselor”
  26. Micah was a prophet in Judah and a contemporary of the prophet ________.
  27. Jeremiah told Judah that they would be able to resist the Babylonians. However, submission to Babylon was the only way Jerusalem would be spared from destruction.
  28. The possibility that the Lord might show mercy to the Assyrians was why Jonah refused to go to the city in the first place.
  29. According to Micah, the Lord was angry that social injustice became common in Israel. He was worried this would soon spread to Judah.
  30. The book of Nahum is a message against _____________.
  31. The book of Lamentations is a series of five separate laments over the fall of Jerusalem to the
  32. The book of Malachi is structured around disputations in which the Lord dialogues with His people in a series of questions and answers.
  33. Zechariah’s book can be divided up into eight visions, four messages, and two burdens.
  34. Ezekiel also delivered a series of oracles against Egypt.
  35. In Malachi, God denounces His people by raising the question of
  36. In Isaiah, Christ is pictured as a banner of love.
  37. Micah prophecies that God would raise up another “ruler over Israel” who would come from the Galilean town of Nazareth. This prophecy is fullled in Matthew 2:3-6.
  38. The story of Jonah is a reminder that the Lord’s plan of salvation extends beyond Israel to include all the nations, even those who were Israel’s greatest enemies.
  39. Judgment, however, was not the final word for Judah or the nations. In the last days, the Lord would purify the speech of all peoples so they might worship and serve Him.
  40. In the final section of the book of Micah, God’s relationship to His people is presented as
  41. The enormity of the temple rebuilding process, economic hardships, and opposition from the surrounding peoples stalled the project for sixteen months.
  42. In Malachi, God denounces His people by raising the question of
  43. Lamentations reveals that, as the Divine Warrior, the Lord poured out His anger on the city of Jerusalem. However, He would not abandon the Temple for it was His own sanctuary.
  44. God commanded Hosea to marry a promiscuous and unfaithful wife, who subsequently gave birth to three children with symbolic names. Both the woman and the children were metaphors of Israel’s covenant unfaithfulness toward the Lord. Israel had prostituted itself by turning away from the Lord and following other gods.
  45. The king and people of Nineveh took Jonah’s warning of destruction seriously and expressed their repentance by fasting from food and drink, wearing sackcloth, crying out to God, and turning from their violent behavior.
  46. In the Zechariah third vision he saw a man with a measuring rod, surveying Jerusalem in preparation for the rebuilding of its walls.
  47. Hosea charged Israel with three separate indictments. One of these indictments indicated that “They have broken the covenant; they were unfaithful to me there.” (Hos. 6:7)
  48. Nahum delivered his messages during the reign of Josiah around the same time Daniel commenced his prophetic ministry.
  49. Daniel was thrown into a lion’s den because he refused to stop praying.
  50. Haggai’s threefold encouragement was for the people included


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