LIBERTY UNIVERSITY BIBL 104 QUIZ 2
1. According to our textbook, _______________ is obvious throughout the book of Esther.
2. Because the temple represented the presence of God among His people, the pinnacle of Solomon’s career was His construction and dedication of the temple.
3. While Joshua prepared to attack Jericho he
4. When the nation of Israel divided, the Kingdom to the south was known as
5. Ruth’s kinsman redeemer was
6. Through the birth of ____________ to Ruth and Boaz, Naomi’s prior emptiness and bitterness is reversed.
7. David obeyed God in purchasing a threshing floor to build “an altar to the Lord.” On this site Solomon would later build the temple.
8. So prosperous was Solomon that God expanded Israel’s borders to the degree originally promised in the Abrahamic covenant and reaffirmed to Joshua.
9. Samuel’s anointing of David and _____________________ introduce David as God’s choice to lead the nation of Israel.
10. The high point for David is the reception of the Davidic covenant. The covenant’s unconditional nature and conditional blessing set the stage for the rest of 2 Samuel.
11. According to our textbook, one reason for the northern kingdom’s downfall is their intermarriage with pagan nations.
12. Whose bones were buried in the Promised Land at Shechem?
13. Through idolatry, the apostate tribe of ______________ not only abandoned its God-given inheritance but forsook the Lord as well.
14. Saul was from the tribe of Benjamin and not Judah. Thus, he could not be the rightful King of Israel.
15. Joshua’s theophanic encounter affirmed his leadership to the people of Israel.
16. The main body of the story of the Judges revolves around __________ cycles of apostasy, repentance, and deliverance.
17. In the ________________ campaign, God miraculously extended the day. This allowed
Israel time to rout the enemy.
18. The Judge ________________ equipped his men with trumpets, pitchers, and torches and surprised the unsuspecting Midian and Amalekite raiders. The enemy was thrown into
confusion and led to an incredible Israelite victory.
19. Saul’s disobedience of the divine command to abolish the Moabites caused Yahweh to reject him as king.
20. Ahab and his wife Jezebel were wicked rulers in the Northern Kingdom.
21. The major theological theme of 1–2 Chronicles is the importance of true worship.
22. The book of Joshua concludes by recording the second covenant renewal ceremony at Shiloh.
23. According to our textbook, one reason for the northern kingdom’s downfall is that they rejected the covenant itself.
24. The end result of the downfall of northern kingdom was the Babylonian captivity.
25. The Judge ___________, was a left-handed Benjamite, who assassinated King Eglon with a dagger.
26. The middle of 1 Samuel draws a contrast between the godly prophet Samuel and King David.
27. ______________ was not a Judge in Israel.
28. ____________ killed the unsuspecting commander Sisera with a tent peg and a mallet.
29. As a Gentile who marries a Hebrew from Bethlehem, Ruth pictures the love of God for both Hebrews and Gentiles.
30. The book of _____________ opens the section of the Historical Books in the English Bible.
31. 2 Samuel records only the highlights and positive episodes in King David’s reign.
32. Elijah, the lone prophet of God, confronted the 450 prophets of Baal on
33. The Judge _________________ made a rash vow to the Lord saying, “whatever” came out of his house to greet him upon his return from battle “will belong to the Lord, and I will offer it as a burnt offering.”
34. ______________ was a Judge in Israel
35. Each cycle in the book of Judges portrays a downward spiral. This spiral includes Jephthah’s immoral relationship with foreign women.
36. David captures Jerusalem from the Jebusites and moves the Ark of the Covenant there.
37. When the nation of Israel divided the Kingdom to the north was known as
38. The books of _____________ form the transition from the era of the judges to that of the kings.
39. The distribution of Levites among the people and the establishment of cities of refuge
were to help ensure spiritual, social, and civil justice in the future.
40. According to our textbook, the story of _____________ is a ray of hope during the period of the Judges.
41. Each cycle in the book of Judges portrays a downward spiral. This spiral includes Barak’s reluctance.
42. Theologically, the story of Ruth and Boaz illustrates the biblical concept of
43. The rediscovery of the covenant law caused King Josiah to lead the nation of Judah in covenant renewal and reform.
44. God’s promise to Abraham that He would bless all nations begins to come to fruition through Boaz and Ruth.
45. _____________ served as the nation’s religious headquarters for about 300 years.
46. The political capital of the Northern tribes was at
47. The book of 2 Kings transitions away from the Elijah narratives and into the Elisha narratives.
48. The end result of the downfall of the southern kingdom was the Assyrian captivity.
49. The book of _____________ shows how God providentially acted so that His people could return to their land and rebuild their temple.
50. References to Joshua’s death and the elders that outlived him indicate that these final notations in Joshua were added by another inspired writer, perhaps ___________.