1 Chronicles 10:1-12:40 Questions by Stephen Ricker
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Questions for Study 7

1 Chronicles 10:1-12:40
Memory Verse: 4

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I. Saul's Death (10:1-14)

1. What happened to Saul, his sons and to Israel in the big battle with the Philistines? (1-14, 1 Samuel 31:1-13) Why did Saul die? (13-14) What does this say of Saul's character?

II. David's Kingdom Begins (11:1-47)

2. Why did all the tribes come to David? (1-3) What was the basis of recognizing David as their ruler? (2)

3. How did David succeed in taking the stronghold Jerusalem, and why? (4-9) How important was it for Israel to have a capital city?

4. Who was the chief of the three and why? Who was the second of the three and why? Who was the third and why? Who was the three's commander and why? (15-19) What trait do these men have in common? (1 Tim. 1:18-19, 6:11-16) Why did David pour out the gift they brought him?

III. David's Forces Grow (12:1-40)

5. Where was Ziklag? Why was David there? (1) What kind of men came to David while he was at Ziklag? (1-7)

6. Who were the Gadites? (8-15) Who did they defect from? What did they go through to get to David? (15) What does this say about the men? What does this say about David's character?<

7. What was Amasai's words to David? (18) Where did this come from? What does this say about God's Spirit? What did God have to say to David?<

8. Where was Manasseh? At what occasion did they defect from Saul? (19) Why didn't David help the Philistines? How did the men of Manasseh help David? (21) How is David's army described? (22) How does this reveal the future Messiah?

9. What was the total number of men defecting Saul and going to David? (23-37) Where were they from? What does this say about Daivd's reputation?<

10. Why did men come to David in Hebron? (38) What did they do while in Hebron? (39) How where they supplied? (40) How does this reflect Jesus' second coming?<

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