Tagged: Israel

Q & A on Hosea 0

Hosea and Joel Questions and Answers

Minor Prophets –  Hosea and Joel Hosea and Joel are both minor prophets books of the Bible, but they both have some major lessons for us to learn. The book of Hosea has fourteen chapters and Joel has only three. The book of Hosea tells about the prophet Hosea and his unfaithful wife Gomer which he was to love unconditionally as a sign of God’s unconditional love to the nation of Israel. Hosea was to married to a whore in the book of Hosea 1:2. Why? The nation of Israel was determined to leave their God and served idols despite...

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Jeremiah 16-27 Questions and Answers

Jeremiah 16-27 Questions and Answers Jeremiah 16 -27 begins with God telling Jeremiah that he will not have either a wife or a family as a sign to the children of Israel because of the soon judgement that God will bring on His people. Why was God saying not to take a wife and not have sons and daughters in Jeremiah 16:1-3? The affliction that God will bring to Jerusalem is so terrible that He does not what Jeremiah to have a family there because that would just add to his grief at such a terrible time. What land was...

Questions and Answers on Jeremiah 1-8 0

Jeremiah 1-8 Questions and Answers

Book of Jeremiah – Chapters 1-8 Jeremiah 1-8 starts the book of Jeremiah. The book of Jeremiah is the second book of the major prophets.  Jeremiah was the prophet to Judah. Because of his burden seeing how the Israelites rejected God, Jeremiah is called the Weeping Prophet. What evil will come out of the north in Jeremiah 1:14? This is a reference of Nebuchadnezzar and his army of the Babylonian empire. God will always be stronger than bad people. Yes, because He created all of the people, even the bad people. What does “espousal” mean in Jeremiah 2:2? Espousal –...

Questions and Answers on Isaiah 46-50 0

Isaiah 46-50 Questions and Answers

Isaiah 46-50 Questions and Answers Isaiah is a book of prophecies. Verna’s Bible has notes concerning prophecies so in this post about Isaiah 46-50 and in other passages of Scripture that refer to prophecy, her Bible tells which prophecies have been fulfilled or not fulfilled. Many times she wants clarification on these prophetic passages. In Isaiah 46:1-5 is about God 6&7 is about making a god of god and silver. In Isaiah 46: 1-7 God is scolding His people. He is their God yet they put their trust in ridiculous carved images which cannot help them. In Isaiah 47:1 why...

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Genesis 28-34 Questions and Answers

Summary of Genesis 28-34 Since Jacob bought the birthright from his brother Esau, Jacob had the blessing of God. It was through Jacob that the promised One, Jesus Christ would eventually come. These chapters record the events of Jacob’s life including his four wives and his 12 sons an done daughter. While God allowed Jacob to have four wives and blessed him too, this was not a happy family unit. Perhaps this illustration of multiple wives is to show that polygamy does not really work. Genesis chapter 28 records the vision that Jacob had about the ladder reaching up to...

Questions and answers on 2 Kings 1-7. 0

2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers Is this the same Elijah that was in 1 Kings? Yes Did the bears kill the children in 2 Kings 2:24? I really don’t know. The Bibles aid that the bears “tare” the children. I do believe that all of them died from being mauled by the bears. Is Jehoram another bad king? Yes, he was the son of Ahab, he was not as bad as his father, but he was not a good king. 2 Kings 3:2  “And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD”; but not like his father, and...

Questions and Answers on I Chronicles 7-14. 0

1 Chronicles 7 -15 Questions and Answers

1 Chronicles Chapters 7 -15 Questions and Answers What are “porters in the gates”? These were gatekeepers. What are “wards”? Wards-By turns or courses. What are the “instruments of the sanctuary”? These were vessels, think of the jars of oil, etc. In the sanctuary they had fine flour, wine and oil and frankincense and the spices. All of these ingredients were associated with different aspects of worship done in the tabernacle. What did they mean “things that were made in pans”? This refers to Leviticus 2:5 and was reserved for special offerings to God that were baked. What is shewbread...

Questions and Answers on 1 Chronicles 16-29 0

1 Chronicles 16 – 29 Questions and Answers

1 Chronicles 16-29 Questions and Answers What is a “good piece of flesh”? This was a generous portion of meat. What is a sheepcote? A sheepcote is a shelter for sheep. Is a garrison a fort? Yes, this is a military camp or base. The word “garrison” could also refer to the men who are camped there. What is a scribe? A scribe is a person who copied documents. They were also record keeper. Are the Syrians back then the same as they are today? Yes, I am sure that they did not change very much. Why did Satan cause...

Q and A on 2 Chronicles 22-29 0

2 Chronicles 22-29 Questions and Answers

2 Chronicles 22-29 Questions and Answers In 2 Chronicles 22 who did not get killed but was hidden away? The future king of Judah – Joash (he was a good king) was hid from his murdering grandmother Athaliah.  Why did they kill Athaliah? She had murdered all of the royal seed except for her grandson Joash who was hidden from her. She was a murderess. Who helped Joash when he was so young?  Jehoiada the priest was Joash’s helper and counselor according to 2 Kings 12:2. Who broke the house of the LORD?  The kings that who did not worship...

Questions and Answers on Numbers 16-22 0

Numbers 16-22 Questions and Answers

Bible Questions and Answers on Numbers chapters 16-22 In Numbers 16: 1-4 Why did they rise up against Moses and Aaron? These guys were accusing Moses and Aaron that they had placed themselves in a holy and exalted position. Their argument was that everyone one in the congregation were all equally holy and all should have had the same rights as did Moses and Aaron. They were wrong because God had specifically chosen Moses and Aaron to do this job. In Numbers 16:17 What is a censer? A censer is a container in which incense is burned. In Numbers 16...