Week of October 12

Week of October 12

October 12: 2 Chronicles 21-23

1) What did Jehoram do with his brothers when he became King of Judah (21:4)?

  1. Invited them to a party
  2. Let them try out his crown
  3. Put them to death
  4. None of the above

2) How long was Joash hidden in the temple of God while the wicked Queen Athaliah ruled? (22:11-12)?

October 13: 2 Chronicles 24-25

1) What did King Joash command to be done to Zechariah, son of Jehoida, who prophesied against him? (24:19-22)?

2) After Amaziah defeated the Edomites, what did he do with their gods (25:14-16)?

  1. Mocked them
  2. Removed them
  3. Worshipped them
  4. None of the above

October 14: 2 Chronicles 26-28

1) What did King Uzziah do that brought God's swift and severe judgment?

  1. Put a prophet in jail because he didn't like the message
  2. Performed a function reserved for a priest
  3. Worshipped idols rather than the one true God
  4. None of the above

2) Why did God deliver King Ahaz into the hands of his enemies (see 28:2-5)?

October 15: 2 Chronicles 29-30

1) When Hezekiah took the throne, what immediate initiatives did he set in motion to lead the people in a return to the one true God?

  1. Removed the heathen "high places" of worship, broke up the pagan pillars, and cut down the idols
  2. Reopened the Temple, cleaned out all the filth, and ordered that worship of the one true God begin again
  3. Renewed their celebration of the Passover
  4. All of the above

2) King Hezekiah invited all Israel (northern and southern kingdoms) to celebrate the Passover. What promises did he make to the northern kingdom Israelites if they would return and yield themselves to the LORD God (see 30:9)?

October 16: 2 Chronicles 31-32

1) After celebrating the Passover, what were the people of both Israel and Judah inspired to do as they returned home (see 31:1)?

2) When a massive Assyrian army, led by a blaspheming Sennacherib, laid siege to Judah's fortified cities after having already carried away the northern kingdom captive, what did King Hezekiah tell his people (see 32:7-8)?

  1. Run for your lives, there is no way we can stop them!
  2. Hide in your homes, maybe they won't find you!
  3. With us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles!
  4. None of the above

October 17: 2 Chronicles 33-34

1) King Manasseh caused the people of Judah to do more evil than the heathen nations God destroyed in the land as they entered. Yet we read that Manasseh humbled himself and led a return to the Lord (33:13,15-16). What events led to his change of heart (33:10-12)?

  1. God sent the Assyrian army to invade
  2. The Assyrians captured Manasseh and put him in chains
  3. Manasseh was taken to Babylon as a captive
  4. All of the above

2) What discovery in the eighteenth year of Josiah's reign led to national repentance and whole-hearted commitment to God's Covenant (34:14-33)?

October 18: 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?