"I Dont Know - Part Four"
Written by Jay Yeager
Friday, 18 January 2013 14:45


“I Don’t Know – Part Four” 

1.      After Saul’s death (I Samuel 31:4-6), David is made king (II Samuel 2:10-11). How long did David reign in Hebron (II Samuel 2:11)? ______________

a.       Ishbosheth (or Eshbaal I Chronicles 9:39), Saul’s son, reigned over Israel for two years, but his reign was in name only (unrecognized) (II Samuel 2:10).

2.      How long did David reign (II Samuel 5:3-4)? _____________________

a.       How many years in Jerusalem (II Samuel 5:5)? _______________

3.      What did God promise David (II Samuel 7:12-13)? ____________________

a.       Add these verses Psalms 132:11; Luke 1:30-33; Acts 2:30-36.

4.      The kindness of David toward Mephibosheth (II Samuel 9:1-13).

5.      The tragic story of David and Bathsheba (II Samuel chapters 12 and 13).

a.       A very thoughtful statement (II Samuel 12:23).

6.      The story of Amnon and Tamar (II Samuel 13:1-22).

a.       Desire and love is not the same thing.

b.      David is angry but does nothing (II Samuel 13:22).

c.       The revenge of Absalom (II Samuel 13:23-36).

7.      Absalom, when the apple falls far from the tree (II Samuel 15 through 18).

8.      David is the sweet singer of Israel (II Samuel 23:1-2).

9.      The death of David, “I go the way of all the earth…” (I Kings 2:2-11).

10.  The reign of Solomon (I Kings 2:12- 11:40). Solomon reigned for forty years (I Kings 11:42).

11.  The wisdom of Solomon:

a.       The request (I Kings 3:7-10).

b.      The answer (I Kings 3:11-12).

c.       The extent (I Kings 4:29-32).

d.      The test (I Kings 10:1-13).

12.  The temple built (I Kings 7).

13.  The temple dedicated (I Kings 8).

a.       Praying toward Jerusalem (I Kings 8:33; 35; 44; 48).

14.  Solomon loved many strange women (Outside of the Abrahamic bloodline) and as God had forewarned, they turned the heart of Solomon from God (I Kings 11:1-8; Deuteronomy 7:2-4).

At the top of I Kings 12 – write the divided kingdom

15.  The young prophet who believed a lie (I Kings 13:1-34).

16.  Jeroboam made Israel to sin (I Kings 14:16).

17.  Ahab married Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Zidonians, a descendent of Ham (I Kings 16:30-33; I Chronicles 1:13).

a.       Jezebel was wicked (I Kings 18:4) and she stirred Ahab to work wickedness (I Kings 21:25).

b.      The end of Jezebel as God said, eaten by dogs (I Kings 21:23; II Kings 9:30-37).

18.  Elijah the Tishbite (I Kings 17: ff).

a.       The battle on Mount Carmel (I Kings 18:17-40).

b.      Seven thousand that did not bow their knee to Baal (I Kings 19:1-18).

19.  Elijah and Elisha (II Kings 2:9-24).

a.       Elijah, one of the two men who did not experience death (II Kings 2:11; Hebrews 11:5).

20.  Elisha and Naaman, the leper (II Kings 5:1-14).

At the top of II Kings 17 - write Israel taken into Assyrian captivity

722 B.C.

At the top of II Kings 24 and 25 - write Judah taken into Babylonian captivity as Nebuchadnezzar sweeps through Jerusalem on three different occasions.

a.       Beside II Kings 24:1 put 606 B.C.

b.      Beside II Kings 24:10 put 597 B.C.

c.       Beside II Kings 25:1 put 586 B.C.

21.  The captivity would last seventy years (Jeremiah 25:11; 29:10).

22.  Zedekiah, the last king to sit on David’s physical throne (II Kings 24:18-25:7; Jeremiah 52:1-11).

23.  The names of David’s sons (I Chronicles 3:1-9).

Ezra – the rebuilding of the temple.

24.  The fulfillment of prophecy (Isaiah 44:28; Ezra 1:2-3).

25.  Zerubbabel sent to rebuild (Ezra 2:1FF) 536 B.C.

26.  For sixteen years the work is stopped (Ezra 4:1-5).

27.  Haggai and Zechariah arrive on the scene (Ezra 5:1). 520 B.C.

a.       Four years and six months later, the temple is complete (Haggai 1:1; Ezra 6:15). See also Haggai 1:12-15.

28.  Ezra arrives on the scene to interject spirituality in the people (Ezra 7:1). 457 B.C.

Nehemiah – the building of the wall around Jerusalem - 444 B.C.

29.  Nehemiah wept and prayed because the walls around Jerusalem were broken down and the gates burned with fire (Nehemiah 1:1-11).

30.  Nehemiah sent to rebuild the walls (Nehemiah 2:1ff).

31.  The people had a mind to work (Nehemiah 4:6).

32.  The enemies conspired against them, so they built with a brick in one hand and a weapon in the other (Nehemiah 4:8-17).

33.  The Sabbath made known at Mount Sinai (Nehemiah 9:13-15).

34.  Esther and the providence of God (Esther 4:14).

35.  The arrogance of Haman leads to the hatred of Mordecai and all the Jews (Esther 3:1-9). Haman hung upon his own gallows (Es 7:10).

36.  King Ahasuerus gives the Jews permission to defend themselves (Es 8:10-11).

37.  The feast of Purim is a memorial of the preservation of the Jewish nation (Es 9:26-32).

 The books of poetry (Job – Psalms – Proverbs – Ecclesiastes – Song of Solomon) hold a wealth of inspiration that is too vast for this type of study; hence, a few of the great truths given.

The book of Job

  1. The heart of Job revealed (Job 1:20-22).
  2. God holds the whole world in his hands (Job 12:10).
  3. Resurrection verses (Job 14:12-14; 19:25-27).
  4. God hung the world upon nothing (Job 26:7).
  5. Air has weight (Job 28:25).
  6. God is omniscient [All Knowing] (Job 34:21-25; Psalms 33:13-15)
  7. Springs of the sea (Job 38:16).
  8. God deprived animals of wisdom and understanding (Job 39:13-17).
  9. Dinosaurs (Job 40:15-19 and possibly Job 41:1-9).
  10. God blesses Job (Job 42:12).

The book of Psalms

  1. The fool has said in his heart there is no God (Psalms 14:1).
  2. Passages connected to Calvary (Psalms 16:10; 22:1; 7-8; 16; 18; 31:5; 34:20; 41:9).
  3. Psalms 23 is powerful.
  4. Don’t be like a mule (Psalms 32:8-9).
  5. The creation (Psalms 33:6-9).
  6. The righteous are never forsaken (Psalms 37:25).
  7. Redemption cannot be purchased (Psalms 49:6-7).
  8. The penitent prayer of a murderer (Psalms 51:1-19).
  9. God is our refuge (Psalms 62:8).
  10. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God (Psalms 84:10).
  11. From everlasting to everlasting, thou art God (Psalms 90:2)
  12. Life is as a tale told (Psalms 90:9-10).
  13. Psalms 103:10-18; 78:38-39 please mark and read!!!
  14. Jesus is both King and Priest (Psalms 110:1; 4).
  15. God created the earth and gave it to man (Isaiah 45:18; Psalms 115:16).
  16. “For ever, O lord, thy word is settled in heaven” (Psalms 119:89).
  17. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path (Psalms 119:105).
  18. Except the Lord build the house (Psalms 127:1).
  19. Psalms 132:1-10, What David swore to God.  Psalms 132:11-18 What God swore to David.
  20. God is Omnipresent (Psalms 139:7-12).
  21. God searched the heart (Psalms 139:23-24; Jeremiah 17:10).
  22. No man cared for my soul – only God (Psalms 142:4-5). See I Samuel 22:1ff.
  23. Angels are created beings (Psalms 148:1-5).

The book of Proverbs

  1. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge (Proverbs 1:7).
  2. The seven things that God hates (Proverbs 6:16-19).
  3. Wisdom is personified (Proverbs 8:1-36).
  4. The harm inflicted by being a talebearer (Proverbs 11:13; 18:8).
  5. There is a way that seemeth right, but the end thereof is death (Proverbs 14:12).
  6. A good name is better than riches (Proverbs 22:1).
  7. Six burning questions about drinking alcohol (Proverbs 23:29)
    1. The answer is given in Proverbs 23:30-35.

The book of Ecclesiastes

  1. No new thing under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9).
  2. What difference is there between a wise man and a fool? One event happens to them all (Ecclesiastes 2:14-16).
  3. Strength in numbers (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12).
  4. If you give your word to God, you better keep it (Ecclesiastes 5:1-5).
  5. Not one just man that doeth good, and sinneth not (Ecclesiastes 7:20).
  6. No one can keep his spirit at the time of death (Ecclesiastes 8:8).
  7. Better to be a live dog than a dead lion (Ecclesiastes 9:4-6).
  8. Remember the creator in thy youth (Ecclesiastes 12:1).
  9. The dust shall return to the earth, but the spirit shall return unto God who gave it (Ecclesiastes 12:7).
  10. The whole duty of man (Ecclesiastes 12:13-14).

The Song of Solomon

  1. The rose of Sharon, the lily of the valley (Solomon 2:1).
  2. I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine (Solomon 6:3).
  3. Love is as strong as death – jealousy is cruel as the grave (Solomon 8:6).