12 Davidic Covenant

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12 Davidic Covenant
2012-02-27 12:23:21
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  1. When did David reign over Israel?
    1010-970 BC
  2. When did Solomon reign over Israel?
    970-930 BC
  3. Where did David establish his government? What was the city also called, besides its original name?
    Jerusalem, which becomes the City of David
  4. Through whom did God make his promise to David?
    Prophet Nathan
  5. What was one of the promises included in God's unconditional covenant with David?
    an everlasting dynasty
  6. What did God's unconditional covenant with David give rise to?
    the expectation of the Messiah, the anointed Davidic king to reign in future glory over Israel
  7. What was David's most notorious sin?
    He committed adultery with Bathsheba and murdered Uriah her husband.
  8. What was the penalty for David's sin?
    God says, through Nathan, "...the sword shall never depart from your house, because you have despised me.... I will raise up evil against you out of your won house..."
  9. Which of the David's son rebelled against him?
  10. When was the Israel's Golden Age?
    It was Israel's period under David when it became a unified kingdom.
  11. What were Solomon's two distinguished achievements?
    • He had a legendary wisdom.
    • He built the Temple in Jerusalem.
  12. Who was a notable person visiting Solomon?
    Queen of Sheba
  13. What apostasy did Solomon commit in his pride?
    Instead of leading the nations to the worship of the Lord, he drew Israel into the worship of foreign gods.
  14. Who are Solomon's parents?
    David and Bathsheba
  15. What were Solomon's sins?
    • He multiplied horses for himself.
    • He greatly multiplied silver and gold.
    • He married foreign women (700 wives an 300 concubines - polygamy) and fostered the worship of their gods.
  16. What were Solomon's unpopular activities?
    • He imposed unfair taxation.
    • He used forced labor, both Israelites and non-Israelites, in his building projects.
  17. What would result from Solomon's unpopular activities?
    The kingdom will be divided after Solomon's death.
  18. Who succeeded Solomon after his death?
    His son Rehoboam (Raja Yudea)
  19. Why did the Northern Tribes secede?
    They did so because Rehoboam imprudently refused to lighten the hard service of the Israelites imposed by his father, Solomon, as requested by Jeroboam (Jahat).
  20. Who became the king of the Northern Tribes?
  21. What did the Northern Tribes become?
    The Kingdom of Israel
  22. What was the Davidic Kingdom divided into after the death of Solomon?
    • Kingdom of Israel in the north
    • Kingdom of Judah in the south
  23. Who ruled the Kingdom of Judah?
  24. What tribes was Rehoboam, as the king of Judah, left with?
    • Judah
    • Benjamin
    • Levi, which was expelled by Jeroboam
    • remnants of Simeon
  25. What was the capital city of the Kingdom of Judah?
  26. What did Jeroboam do to prevent his subjects in the North from following the House of David in the South?
    Jeroboam forbade the people in the North to worship in Jerusalem. Instead, he re-founded the worship of Israel in order to exclude the Temple and the priesthood of the Levites.
  27. What was the sin of Jeroboam committed by kings of the Northern Kingdom?
    Jeroboam made two calves of gold and thereby established a new worship of false god.
  28. How long did the Northern Kingdom last?
    200 years (922-722 BC)
  29. How long did the Sourthern Kingdom last?
    almost 400 years (922-586 BC)
  30. What was the capital city of the Kingdom of Israel in the North? Who built it?
    Samaria, built by King Omri
  31. Who was Omri's son?
  32. Whom did Ahab marry?
  33. Who was Jezebel, and what wickedness did she commit?
    She was the daughter of a foreign king who led Ahab, her husband, to worship to false god Ba'al. She also persecuted the worshippers and prophets of the Lord, including Elijah, whom she tried to kill.
  34. What was the punishment for Jezebel for her sins?
    She was thrown down from a window and her flesh was eaten by the dogs.
  35. Who is Jehu?
    He was the one who killed Ahab and all of his family and succeeded him.
  36. Whose reign marked the beginning of the prophetic period in the North?
  37. Who succeeded Elijah?
  38. What heavily concerned the prophets in the North?
    the pagan practices of the chosen people
  39. When did the Kingdom of Israel end?
    It ended when Samaria fell in 722 BC and the Assyrians deported the population there.
  40. What were the reasons for the fall of the Kingdom of Israel?
    They did not serve the Lord and obey his statutes.
  41. What was the origin of the Samaritans of the time of Christ?
    The Assyrians transplanted their defeated people and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the people of Israel whom they had deported. Thus, the Assyrians took possession of Samaria and dwelt in its cities.
  42. How many kings did the Sourthern Kingdom have?
    20 kings - all descendants of David
  43. Who were the three righteous kings in the Southern Kingdom of Judah, walking in all the way of David?
    Asa, Hezekiah, Josiah
  44. When did the Southern Kingdom end?
    It ended when Jerusalem fell to the Babylonians in 586 BC. The princes and skilled laborers of the Southern Kingdom were then deported to Babylon. This began the period of Babylonian exile.