1. In Malachi, the Lord promised that He would send the prophet _________ prior to the future Day of the Lord to restore His people.
2. According to the textbook, Habakkuk’s interaction with God is a reminder that the life of faith often involves lament, complaint, and the pouring out of one’s honest emotions and feelings to God.
3. One lament in Lamentations features a beleaguered individual who probably is the personification of the city of Jerusalem.
4. In Isaiah, Christ is pictured as the true vine.
5. Habakkuk was a contemporary of
6. Isaiah is the most referenced Old Testament book in the New Testament, with approximately 100 citations and 500 allusions.
7. The book of Ezekiel ends with a vision of an eschatological temple where God dwells with his people and a life-giving river flows out from this temple.
8. In Malachi, God denounces His people by raising the question of
9. In his first vision, Zechariah saw a flying scroll that measured thirty feet by fifteen feet and was covered with written curses against those who had broken God’s commandments
10. In Malachi, God denounces His people by raising the question of
11. During an extravagant banquet Belshazzar desecrated the temple vessels taken from
12. The enormity of the temple rebuilding process, economic hardships, and opposition from the surrounding peoples stalled the project for sixteen months.
13. The Immanuel prophecy in Isaiah makes clear that this is not a typical human child because he is described as an “Everlasting Father.”
14. Critical scholarship has argued for multiple authorship of the book and has viewed chapters 40–66 as coming after the time of Isaiah.
15. Ezekiel’s vision of _____________ confirmed the Lord’s promise to restore and spiritually renew the people of Israel.
16. Micah was a prophet in Judah and a contemporary of the prophet ________.
17. The Immanuel prophecy depicts one whose reigns forever.
18. The moral failure of Judah’s leadership had little impact on the spiritual corruption of the nation. However, the same could not be said for Judah’s priests.
19. According to Micah, because the rich deprived the poor of their land, the Lord would now do the same to them.
20. According to our textbook, the overall theme of Daniel is God’s sovereignty over the people of Israel and the nations of the world.
21. The judgment of the Edomites is a reminder that God stands opposed to all forms of human arrogance and pride.
22. Daniel and his three friends were placed in a three-year training program to learn the language, literature, and the sciences of the Babylonians.
23. In Isaiah, Christ is pictured as the coming conqueror.
24. Hosea charged Israel with three separate indictments. One of these indictments indicated that “They have broken the covenant; they were unfaithful to me there.” (Hos. 6:7)
25. In Zechariah, the Lord promised that He would “return” to His people if they would “return” to Him.
26. Habakkuk’s third question was:
27. The questions in the book of Malachi follow the pattern of: (1) accusation, (2) refutation, (3) interrogation, and (4) conclusion.
28. In Malachi, God denounces His people by raising the question of
29. Peter cites and quotes from Isa 53:4–5, 9, 11–12 (“He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth,” and “by his wounds you have been healed”) in 1 Peter 2:21-25 as evidence that Jesus is Isaiah’s suffering servant.
30. The poems in the book of Lamentations most closely resemble the communal laments in the _____________.
31. The book of Jonah is a two-part story. The first part of the book is about God’s mercy to His disobedient prophet. The second part of the book is about God’s mercy to the wicked people of Nineveh.
32. Eventually, King Nebuchadnezzar would go temporarily insane and behave in an animal-like manner.
33. Nahum delivered his messages during the reign of Josiah around the same time Daniel commenced his prophetic ministry.
34. The story of Jonah is a reminder that the Lord’s plan of salvation extends beyond Israel to include all the nations, even those who were Israel’s greatest enemies.
35. The name Immanuel means “God for us.”
36. During Hosea’s life Israel’s political size and economic stability increased, these were not indicators of spiritual vitality.
37. Rather than rejoicing in his successful preaching mission and the salvation of the Ninevites, Jonah was angered that the Lord spared the city.
38. Amos was a prophet to the southern kingdom of Judah.
39. Luke 22:37 quotes from Isa 53:12 (“And he was numbered with the transgressors”) as evidence that Jesus is Isaiah’s suffering servant.
40. God’s promise in Jeremiah 29:11 (“For I know the plans I have for you . . . to give you a future and a hope) addresses the impending exile and the future restoration of Judah because God loved His people with an eternal love.
41. Daniel’s three friends were Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.
42. Habakkuk’s second question was:
43. Jeremiah told Judah that they would be able to resist the Babylonians. However, submission to Babylon was the only way Jerusalem would be spared from destruction.
44. Jonah is scandalized that the Lord would show the same grace he has shown to Israel to the people of Nineveh.
45. The ultimate fulfillment of the Immanuel prophecy in Isaiah was the virgin birth of Jesus Christ, who was literally God incarnate and who would preserve the line of David forever.
46. According to Micah, the Lord was angry that social injustice became common in Israel. He was worried this would soon spread to Judah.
47. Like a con artist, Nineveh had seduced other nations into alliances and then had
betrayed them because of her greed and lust for wealth.
48. Amos concluded his prophecies of unrelenting judgment with a message of hope concerning Israel’s future restoration. God promised:
49. Lamentations reveals that, as the Divine Warrior, the Lord poured out His anger on the city of Jerusalem. However, He would not abandon the Temple for it was His own sanctuary.
50. The ____________ were descendants of Esau and had a stormy relationship with Israel throughout their history.