Week of May 24

Week of May 24

May 24: Ezra 6

1) To whom did Ezra credit with motivating the people to finish the rebuilding of the Temple (see v.14)?

  1. Zerubbabel and Joshua
  2. Haggai and Zechariah
  3. Cyrus and Darius
  4. None of the above

2) After dedicating the new Temple, what was the first feast they celebrated (see v. 19-21)?

May 25: Zechariah 9-11

1) How did the prophet Zechariah describe the first coming of Messiah (see 9:9; Matt. 21:1-5)?

  1. Powerful riding a white horse
  2. Humble riding a donkey
  3. Prideful riding on shoulders of servants
  4. None of the above

2) What was the price offered as wages, which was the price of a slave, and how was it fulfilled in the first coming of Messiah (see 11:12-13; Matt. 27:3-9)?

May 26: Zechariah 12-13

1) When will the Messianic prophecy in 12:10 be fulfilled (see Rev. 1:7)?

  1. First Coming of Messiah
  2. Second Coming of Messiah
  3. Third Coming of Messiah
  4. None of the above

2) What did Jesus mean when he quoted Zechariah 13:7 (see Matt. 26:31)?

May 27: Zechariah 14

1) Who will again stand on the Mount of Olives in the end times (see v. 4-5; Rev. 16:18-21)?

  1. Moses
  2. Elijah
  3. Messiah
  4. None of the above

2) What will the nations be required to do during the Messianic Kingdom (see v.16)?

May 28: Esther 1-3

1) What was Esther's Hebrew name (see 2:5-7)?

  1. Hadassah
  2. Hannah
  3. Harley
  4. None of the above

2) When Mordecai refused to bow in honor of Haman, what did Haman plot as revenge (see 3:5-6)?

May 29: Esther 4-6

1) After learning of Haman's plot to wipe out the Jews, what desperate request did Mordecai make of his adoptive daughter, Queen Esther, and what was her reply (see 4:13-16)?

  1. Mordecai asked her to intercede with the king
  2. He declared that she became queen "for such a time as this"
  3. Esther called for a fast
  4. She courageously chose to see the king, declaring: "If I perish, I perish"
  5. All of the above

2) What reversal happened when haughty Haman recommended all sorts of honor be lavished on the man of the king's choosing (see 6:6-11)?

May 30: 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?