Old testament 102-3

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Section 1

Question Answer
that which should alone be our standard for serviceGod's approval
prophet who took his questions to God regarding the existence of evilHabakkuk
Judah, and God's people of all times who may be asking the difficult questionsHabakkuk's Audience
the nation after Assyria fast becoming the world dominant powerBabylon
an encouragement to us as we struggle to move from doubt to faithHabakkuk's example
not with God and His ways but with our limited understanding of Himthe real problem
that which would come to the Babylonians after they had fulfilled God's purposepunishment
going beyond our unpleasant daily experiences to the joy of knowing GodHope
young man who could have despaired after he and thousands of his countrymen had been deported to a foreign landDaniel
three young men with a firm faith in GodShadrach, Meshach, and Abednego
how the king attempted to change the religious loyalty of the young men mentioned abovechange their names
to change their thinking by giving them a Babylonian education, their loyalty by changing their namesThe Babylonian's plan
to do what is right and not give in to the pressures around himDaniel's determination
adjusting to the culture but not compromising God's lawDaniel's wisdom

Section 2

Question Answer
Free to be a competent leader in the culture, but required to pledge allegiance to God firstDaniel's position
learn about the culture, achieve excellence in work, serve the peoplesurvival in a foreign culture
represented the four kingdoms that would dominate as world powersNebuchadnezzar's dream statue
one who never does all that work alonecompetent leader
chapter relating the fascinating account of Daniel's three friends and the fiery furnaceDaniel 3
that man who ruled Babylon after NebuchadnezzarBelshazzar
king of the medes during the time of DanielDarius
chapters which dramatically outline God's future plans, beginning with BabylonDaniel 7-12
OT character whose career resembled that of DanielJoseph
empire that was judged by God and given to the Medes and PersiansBabylon
so fractured and dispersed by Assyria, unsure of their real heritageTen tribes
originally a priest, but served as a Jewish "street preacher"Ezekiel
the manner of Ezekiel's call, indicating the invasion of Judah by the Babylonian armystorm

Section 3

Question Answer
their presence before the throne of God is assurance that God remembers His promiseCherubim
chapter in which the prophet is called a "watchman"Ezekiel 3
to relate a sovereign, holy God's condemnation of sinful waysthe purpose of Ezekiel
the dramatic way Ezekiel often illustrated his messagesobject lessons
two prominent themes in the book of Ezekielcondemnation 1-32 and consolation 33-48
chapter relating the departure of the glory of the Lord from the templeEzekiel 10
a key chapter in the book relating the reviving of the nation of IsraelEzekiel 37
associated with the end-time invasion of IsraelGog and Magog
where the prophet describes in detail the new temple and its ministryEzekiel 40-48
prophet who was reputed to have been born during the seventy years captivity in Babylon and to have returned to Jerusalem with ZerubbabelHaggai
to motivate God's people to reorder their priorities, complete the temple and restore proper worshipHaggai's purpose
the remnant that had returned from captivity and was selfishly preoccupied with their own affairsHaggai's audience
assuring the people of the divine presence of the Holy Spirit and of final victoryHaggai's theme
a postexilic prophet who, like Haggai, encouraged the people to rebuild their temple and their nationZechariah

Section 4

Question Answer
one predicted in apocalyptic imagery and graphic detail by the prophet mentioned aboveMessiah
details of Christ's life that were written 500 years before their fulfillmentZechariah's prophecy
reminds us that it is only through the Holy Spirit that anything of lasting value is accomplishedZechariah 4:6
the prediction of the triumphal entry of Jesus riding into JerusalemZechariah 9:9
postexilic prophet whose words reminded the Jews of their willful disobedienceMalachi
contempt for God's name, offering defiled sacrificesSins Malachi denounced
employing a dramatic use of questions asked by God and His peopleMalachi's style
beautifully expressing hope and the possibility of forgivness Malachi 4:2
a promise of the coming of "the propet Elijah" who will offer God's forgivenessMalachi's conclusion