Bible Study:


1). Read main scripture for lesson two.

(I Kings 8:56)

2). Name the books in lesson two.

(Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, and 2 Kings)

3). How many chapters are in each book?

Joshua: (24)

Judges: (21)

Ruth: (4)

1 Samuel: (31)

2 Samuel: (24)

1 Kings: (22)

2 Kings: (25)

4). Name the author of each book in lesson two.

Joshua: (Probably Joshua)

Judges: (Unknown)

Ruth: (Probably Samuel)

1 Samuel: (Probably Samuel)

2 Samuel: (Probably Samuel)

1 Kings: (Unknown)

2 Kings: (Unknown)

5). Give the abbreviation of each book?

Joshua: (Jos.)

Judges: (Judg.)

Ruth: (Ru,)

I Samuel: (I Sam.)

II Samuel: (II Sam.)

I Kings: (I Ki.)

II Kings: (II Ki.)

6). In these books was there a leader, a judge, a prophet, or a king?

Joshua: (Joshua and Caleb)

Judges:The book of Judges mentions twelve leaders who are said to "judge"

Othniel, Ehud, Shamgar, Deborah, Gideon, Tola, Jair, Jephthah, Ibzan, Elon, Abdon, Samson, Ehud, Eli, Samuel.

Ruth: (Judges)

I Samuel: (Judges/King Saul)

II Samuel: (King David)

I Kings: (King David, King Solomon, and Prophet Elijah)

II Kings: (King Solomon, King Rehoboam, King Jeroboam).

7). Name and add each book as we go through our study.

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy,Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel,

2 Samuel, 1 Kings, and 2 Kings.

8). Name the division where these books can be found in this lesson. (Historical Books; 12)

9). Who was the main person in each book?

Joshua: (Joshua, Caleb, Elders, and the Canaanites)

Judges: (See list of judges)

Ruth: (Ruth Moabites, Naomi of Bethlehem, and Boaz)

I Samuel: (Eli, Hannah, Samuel, King Saul, King David, Abigail, Nabal and others)

II Samuel: (Samuel, King Saul, King David, Joab, Absalom, Abiathar, Zadok, Nathan, Adonijah, King Solomon)

I Kings: (King Solomon, Queen Sheba, Rehoboam, Elijah, and Elisha)

II Kings: (King Rehoboam, King Solomon, Abner, Joab, Adonijah, Zadok, Nathan, Naaman, Jeroboam, Bathsheba, and others)

10). What year was each book written?

Joshua: (1407 BC)

Judges: (1443 BC)

Ruth: (1043 or 1322 BC)

I Samuel: (1100 or 1171 BC)

II Samuel: (1004 or 1056 BC)

I Kings: (970 or 1015 BC)

II Kings: (853 or 896 BC)

11). What is the memory verse in each book?

Joshua: Joshua 1:8 “The price of success”

Judges: “The lost power” (Judges 16:20)

Ruth: A shining example of constancy (Ruth 1:16)

1 Samuel: “The indispensable virtue” (I Samuel 15:22)

2 Samuel: “The father’s lament” (II Samuel 18:33

1 Kings: “The prayer for wisdom” (I Kings 3:9)

2 Kings: “The divine reinforcements” (II Kings 6:17)

12). What is the key verse in each book?

Joshua:“Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper withersoever thou goes.” (Joshua 1:7).

Judges:“Nevertheless, the Lord raised up judges, which delivered them out of the hand of those that spoiled them.” (“Judges 2:16).

Ruth:“Entreat me not to leave you, or to turn back from following after you; for where you go, I will go, your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.” (Ruth 1:16)

I Samuel:“And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.” (1 Samuel 15:22).

II Samuel:“28 And now, O Lord God, thou art that God, and thy words be true, and thou hast promised this goodness unto thy servant:29 Therefore now let it please thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue forever before thee: for thou, O Lord God, hast spoken it: and with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed forever.” (2 Samuel 7:28-29

I Kings:“And keep the charge of the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself” (1 Kings 2:3)

II Kings:“16 And he answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.” (2 Kings 6:16).

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