Category Archives: OT Studies

I Kings 17-22: The Days of Elijah

(17) Elijah announces a drought because of Israel’s wickedness.  How does God provide for Elijah in v2-7?  In v8-16? What are the miraculous results for the widow and her son (v8-23)? To what conclusion does the widow come in v24? … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 13-16 & I Kings 15-16: Seek the Lord

(IK-15, IIC-13) From his words in II Chronicles 13:8-12, how would you describe Abijah’s relationship with God? How does that compare with his description in I Kings 15:3? What applications are there for us as we think about the relationship … Continue reading

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II Chronicle 9-12 & I Kings 11-14: Finish Strong

(IK-11) Solomon started strong.  How was he led astray (v1-8), and what were the results (v9-43)? What can we learn from this story about choosing a spouse, and the influence of family? What could Solomon have done to finish strong … Continue reading

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II Chronicles 1-8: The Temple of God

(3) Where is the temple built (3:1, I Chronicles 21, Genesis 22), and why is this location significant? How do the events at this spot point to Jesus? (2-4) What words would you use to describe the temple? Why did … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 22-29: Where Is Your Heart?

(22, 28) What is David doing in these two chapters? What instructions does David give to his son Solomon (22:6-16, 28:10-21)? What do David’s actions and instructions tell us about his heart? (22) What action should flow from our minds … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 17-21: Good Covenant, Bad Choice

(17) Once again we are presented with the Davidic Covenant: God was with David through all his trials (v8).  When have you especially seen that in your life?  How might his presence encourage you today? We spend a lot of … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 11-16: Life & Worship Before The Lord

(11-12) Three times we read that Israel made David their king “according to the word of the Lord” (11:3, 11:10, 12:23).  What is the significance of that phrase? What would it look like for us to live this way? (14) … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 1-10: Walking By Faith

(1-9) I Chronicles begins with nine long chapters of genealogies.  What is the purpose of all these genealogies (see Ezra 2:59-63 and Matthew 1:1-17)? What should we not do with the genealogies (I Timothy 1:3-4)? (1-10) A repeated refrain in … Continue reading

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Job 36-42: God Speaks

(36) How would you describe Elihu’s attitude (v1-4)?  What warning is there for us? What is his argument (v5-23)? (36-37) How would you summarize his words about God in relation to his creation? (38-41) Finally God speaks.  From where does … Continue reading

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Job 29-35: Overcoming Sin and Discouragement

(29-30) How does Job describe his life before his suffering began? How does Job describe his life now? Count the number of times Job uses the words “I,” “me,” and “my.”  What does this suggest to you about Job?  What … Continue reading

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