Week of May 3

Week of May 3

May 3: Ezekiel 47

1) At the end of his tour of the restored temple of God, what did Ezekiel see coming out of it (v. 1-6)?

  1. Glorious Light
  2. Life-giving River
  3. Beautiful Song
  4. None of the above

2) What noxious body of water would be healed in the desert to the south of Jerusalem (v. 8)?

May 4: Ezekiel 48

1) How would the gates be renamed to the restored city of Jerusalem (v. 30-34)?

  1. According to the four directional points on a compass
  2. According to the Ten Commandments
  3. According to the 12 Tribes
  4. None of the above

2) How did the new name for the city reflect the reason for its existence (v. 35)?

May 5: Jeremiah 52:31-34; 2 Kings 25:27-30; Daniel 2

1) What did Daniel ask his three Hebrew friends to do when faced with the difficulty of giving an interpretation to King Nebuchadnezzar's dream under threat of death (Dan. 2:17-18)?

Run for their lives

Prepare to defend themselves

Seek mercy from God

None of the above

2) What does the Bible say about God's relationship with rulers (see Dan. 2:21)?

May 6: Daniel 3

1) What did the three Hebrews tell King Nebuchadnezzar in response to his demand for an answer as to why they would not bow down and worship the pagan golden idol?

  1. We don't need to answer you
  2. Our God is able to deliver us
  3. Even if he does not deliver us, we will not worship your idol
  4. All of the above

2) Before God miraculously rescued the three Hebrews from the fiery furnace, what did the King see in the flames with them that astonished him (v. 24-25)?

May 7: Daniel 4

1) What was to happen to King Nebuchadnezzar as a result of his second dream?

  1. Lose his mind
  2. Live with the beasts and eat grass like an ox
  3. Languish in his insane state for seven years
  4. All of the above

2) Humbled by the experience, what conclusion did the King make about God (v. 34-37)?

May 8: Daniel 5; Ezra 1 ESV; NKJV

Listen to today's scripture passage at Bible Gateway

Here are suggested questions for today:

1) What interpretation of the mysterious words on the wall did Daniel give the King (5:17-28)?

  1. MENE-God has numbered the days of your kingdom and brought it to an end
  2. TEKEL-You have been weighed in the balances and found wanting
  3. PERES-Your kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians
  4. All of the above

2) When Cyrus became king of Persia, how did he fulfill prophecies from our previous Bible readings and who would have likely informed the king about these prophecies (See Ezra 1:1-4; Isaiah 44:28-45:5; Jeremiah 25:8-13; 29:10-14)?

May 9: Weekly 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?