Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

June 30- Review and Reflections

on July 2, 2013

June 30- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 17:1-18:12

Acts 20:1-38

Psalm 148:1-14

Proverbs 18:6-7


Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 17:1-6. Hoshea the son of Elah became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned _______ years.

The king of Assyria went throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria and besieged it for ___________ years.

What happened in the ninth year of Hoshea?



2. Read 2 Kings 17:7-23. The children of Israel sinned against the Lord their God by…

* fearing other ___________.

* walking in the _________________ of the nations whom the Lord had cast out from before them.

* secretly doing things against the Lord that were not _______________.

* building __________ places in all their cities.

* setting up sacred pillars and _____________  ____________ on every high hill and under every green tree.
* by burning ______________ on all the high places.

* by doing wicked things to ________________ Him to anger.

* by ________________ idols.


Even though one of the priests, whom they had carried away from Samaria taught them how they should fear the Lord,  every nation continued to make gods of its own. How do people today make gods of their own?



3. Read 2 Kings 17:24-41.  The people did not fear the Lord, nor did they follow His commandments. They served their own gods. How do people do the same thing today?



4. Read 2 Kings 18:1-12. Hezekiah began king when he was twenty-five years old. How long did he reign?


He did what was right in the sight of the Lord. He…

*  removed the high places and ______________ the sacred pillars.

*  cut down the __________________ images.

*  broke in pieces the ___________________   __________________that Moses had made because the children of Israel burned incense to it.

Hezekiah trusted in the Lord God of Israel. He held fast to the Lord and did not ______________ from following Him.



5. Read Acts 20:1-6. Paul called the disciples to himself, embraced them, and departed to go to ___________________.



6. Read Acts 20:7-12. A young man fell asleep as he sat in a third story window listening to Paul. What happened to him?


What miracle did God perform through Paul concerning the young man?



7. Read Acts 20:13-38. Paul wanted to be in Jerusalem on the ________  of  ____________________ if possible.

Paul served the Lord with all humility. What does humility mean?

Paul knew what lay ahead of him because of the ______________  _______________    had testified to it in every city, saying that chains and tribulations await him.

The things that were ahead of Paul did not move him – he  wanted to finish his ______________ with joy.

Paul told the elders …

* that savage ________________ would come in among them, not sparing the flock.
* men will rise up, speaking __________________ things, to draw away the disciples after themselves.
* to remember that Jesus said, “It is more blessed to ______________ than to receive.”



8. Read Proverbs 18:6-7. Why must we be careful about what we say?



Dear Father,

We will praise You, O Lord, for You are the creator of all things. We will exalt You and lift up Your name forever. Thank-you that we can enter into Your presence. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help us to desire for more of Your glory.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.


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