Week of May 10

Week of May 10

May 10: Ezra 2

1) When the people were free to return from captivity to what was left of Jerusalem, who functioned as their civic leader (see v. 1-2)?

  1. Ezra
  2. Nehemiah
  3. Zerubbabel
  4. None of the above

2) What did some of the heads of families do when they convened on the site of the remains of the Temple?

May 11: Ezra 3; Daniel 6

1) After the altar was built and the foundations laid for a second Temple, what did some of the old men do who had remembered the glory of the first Temple (see Ezra 3:10-13)?

  1. Stood in honor
  2. Shouted for joy
  3. Wept with a loud voice
  4. None of the above

2) When government leaders cunningly convinced Persian King Darius to execute anyone who petitioned his god or anyone other than the king for 30 days, what did Daniel do (see Dan. 6:10-11)?

May 12: Daniel 7

1) How did Daniel describe the coming of the Son of Man--Jesus (see v. 13-14)?

  1. He comes with the clouds of heaven
  2. Dominion is given so that all will serve Him
  3. His Dominion will be everlasting
  4. All of the above

2) What did Daniel say about the blasphemous beast and what will happen to his dominion (see v. 24-27)?

May 13: Daniel 8

1) What animals did Daniel see in his vision and what nations did they represent?

2) Which angel explained the vision to Daniel (see v. 16)?

  1. Michael
  2. Gabriel
  3. Abaddon
  4. None of the above

May 14: Daniel 9

1) When Daniel searched the prophecies of Jeremiah and realized the exile would last 70 years, he cried out to God for mercy (see v. 3). What can we learn from his prayer (v. 4-19) as to how we should pray for America?

2) How did God respond to Daniel's cry for mercy (see v. 20-27)?

  1. Sent Gabriel with an encouraging personal message
  2. Gave Daniel the interpretation to the vision of the end-times
  3. Both of the above

May 15: Daniel 10

1) Why was the angelic messenger delayed and how was that rectified (see v. 12-14)?

2) What was the personal message to Daniel (see v. 19)?

  1. Fear not
  2. Peace be with you
  3. Be strong and of good courage
  4. All of the above

May 16: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?