9.What metaphor does the textbook use to describe idolatry? 10. According to the textbook, what was the primary message of the Old Testament prophets?
11. List the names of Israel’s first three kings.Saul, David, Solomon 12. After Israel divided into the northern kingdom and the southern kingdom, the southern kingdom of Judah endured much longer but eventually fell to what nation? 13. According to the textbook, the wisdom literature (Job through Ecclesiastes) has what central theme? 14. According to this topic’s assigned reading, " The Mystery of Original Sin: We Don't Know Why God Permitted the Fall, But We Know All Too Well the Evil and Sin That Still Plague Us," by Marguerite Shuster, what is the problem with the world? 15. According to that same Shuster article, why might God want us “to believe, trust, and obey him even when there is not a reason to do so that we can wrap our minds around?” Because God belongs in the center of our lives and putting Him elsewhere would result in us not believing, trusting or obeying him. 3
- Fall '10
- Sin, Original sin, Adam and Eve