Questions of the week: June 17, 2012
This week take a bit of time and read the book of Esther. It’s not long—ten chapters—and it’s an excellent story with many twists and turns.
1. How many times is God mentioned in the book of Esther?
2. What did Haman want to do after Esther’s cousin, Mordecai, refused to bow down to the king?
Plot to destroy all of the Jews Esther 3:6
3. What was the irony surrounding Haman’s death?
He was killed on the same gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai Esther 7:10
4. What eventually happened to Mordecai?
He was set over the house of Haman Esther 8:2
5. What is the Jewish festival that is based on the story of Esther?
Purim Esther 9:28
Questions of the Week: June 10, 2012
- Which king was the son of Hezekiah? This king was known as one of the worst kings in Judah?
Manasseh 2 Kings 21:1-2
- What was the name of the king who inspired a reformation in Judah? The book of Deteronomy was foun in the Temple and when he heard the book read this king was inspired to live out the words of the book.
Josiah 2 Kings 22:1-11
- What was the name of the king from Babylon who led the destruction of the nation of Judah?
Nebuchadnezzar 2 Kings 24:1
- What was the name of the king of Judah when Judah was destroyed?
Zedekiah 2 Kings 25
- What was the year that Judah was destroyed?
Questions of the Week: June 3, 2012
- Who was the prophet that succeeded Elijah
Elisha. 2 Kings 2:13-17
- What happened to Elijah at the end of his earthly life?
He ascended into heaven. 2 Kings 2:11
- What was the name of the Syrian man who was a great military leader. He suffered from leprosy and was eventually healed?
Naaman. 2 Kings 5
- What was the name of the King who invaded Israel and eventually carried the people of Israel in exile to Assyria?
Shalmaneser. 2 Kings 17
- When Jerusalem was surrounded by a foreign army, which king went to the Temple to pray for deliverance?
Hezekiah. 2 Kings 19:1-7