1. What historical religions find their beginning in the O.T.?  Jews, Christians, and Muslims find their beginning in the O.T.
  2. What is the prominent theme of the O.T?   Law  and Grace.
  3. Approximately how many references are there to the O.T. in the N.T.? There are over 600 references or allusions to the O.T. in the N.T.
  4. Why is the study of the O.T. basic to understating the N.T.?  The O.T. provides the historical background by which we are able to understand the N.T.
  5. The primary history of the O.T. is found in what books of the English Bible?  The first 17 books of the O.T. contains the primary history (Genesis - Esther (Law (5) & History(12))).
  6. What must be recognized to properly interpret the pages of O.T.? The natural and supernatural activity must be properly recognized.
  7. What is meant by the Gap Restoration View Theory?
  8. What section of the O.T. covers the longest span of time?  Genesis 1 – 11 covers a longer span of time than from Abraham to Malachi.  Genesis 1 – 11: extent of time: from the beginning to 2000B.C..
  9. What book and chapters are the introduction to the whole bible?  Genesis chapter 1 through 11 (the era of the beginning).
  10. What does Genesis Chapter 1 through 11 really focus on?  It shows why there was a need for redemption.
  11. What does Genesis Chapter 12 through Deuteronomy really focus on?  The promise of redemption.
  12. What books and chapters gives the Patriarchal times?   Genesis chapter 12 through 50 (the Patriarchal times).  Extent of time :ca 2000-1600B.C.
  13. What was the issue that caused Adam and Eve to fall into sin? Disobedience . They yield to the tempter and was disobedient because of doubt and defiance.
  14. What book gives Israel Becoming a Nation?   Exodus and Deuteronomy (Israel Becomes a Nation).  Extent of time :ca 1600-1400B.C.
  15. What book gives Israel’s Conquest and Occupation?   Joshua, Judges, Ruth (Conquest and Occupation).  Extent of time :ca 1400-1100B.C.
  16. What was the Rainbow a sign of?  The Rainbow was a sign of the Covenant between God and man. It assured that mankind would never again be destroyed by a flood.
  17. What is Joseph Coat of many colors about? The Coat was made by his father Jacob. It was the mark of a tribal Chief.
  18. What was Moses First and Second Phases of training?  The first phase of Moses training was in Egypt in the wisdom of the Egyptians (Acts 7:22). The second Phase of Moses training was in the desert of Midian were he spent 40 years.
  19. What book and chapters gives The United Kingdom? 1 &2 Samuel ; 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles 1 -9; 1 Kings 1-11  (The United Kingdom) 
  20. What book and chapters gives The Divided Kingdom? 1 Kings 12 through 2 Kings 25;  2 Chronicles 10-36  (The Divided Kingdom).
  21. What book gives The Post Exilic Era?    Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther.  (The Post Exilic Era)
  22. God’s promise of redemption is focused on who and in what book and chapter?  God’s promise of redemption was focused on Abraham and his family in Genesis chapter 12.
  23. What book describes Israel as an established Nation under Moses?  The book of Deuteronomy.
  24. What book is regarded as Moses introduction to the rest of the Pentateuch?  The book of Genesis (see Genesis 17:12; St. John 7:23). 
  25.  Name five or more feasts:
    1. Sabbath –weekly.
    2. New Moon and Feast of Trumpets -  Beginning of each month. The first day of the seventh month was designated as the feast of trumpets.
    3. Sabbatical Year – every seven years to remind them of deliverance.
    4. Year of Jubliee – after seven observances the Sabbatical year.
    5. Passover and feast of the unleavened bread  -  Passover is observered annually. It is followed by seven days of unleavened bread.
    6. Feast of Weeks -  oberserved 50 days after Passover. (Pentecost) offering on this day consist of gain or flour to acknowledge God provided their daily bread.
    7. Feast of Tabernacles   -  the final festival of the religious year.
    8. Day of Atonement  -  The most solemn observance during the year.
  26. How many Plagues were performed Egypt?  Ten plagues: plague of blood, frogs, gnats, flies, livestock, boils, hail, locusts, darkness, and firstborn.
  27. What was the Main plague that free the Israelites?  Plague of the Firstborn.
  28. Name Four Kinds of Offerings involved in the Shedding of Blood?
    1. Burn Offering – Signifies complete consecration. Entire sacrifice is consumed.  Hebrews 10:1-3,10,11.
    2. Peace Offering – voluntary and in which part of the sacrifice animal is eaten be the priest and part by the offerer. It signifies fellowship with God and Man. Ephesians 2:13,14.
    3. Sin Offering – The sacrifice was required for sins of ignorance committed inadvertently.  John 1:29; 6:51.
    4. Trespassed Offering  -   infringement on the rights of others necessitated this offering and restitution where possible. Colossians 2:13
  29. Name an offering that didn’t involve the shedding of blood? The Grain Offering. It consisted of the products of the soil representing the fruits of man’s labor. It was brought in addition to other offerings. Leviticus 2:1-16; Galatians 5:9.
  30. Name one the most advanced civilization during the period when Israel emerges as a nation?  Egypt.
  31. What is another name for the Ten Commandments? The Decalogue.
  32. What was the distinctive feature of the Decalogue?   It set forth monotheism (worship of one true God), not even allowing the Israelite images.  This set Israel apart in sharp contrast to the pagan practices of surrounding nations.