2 Chronicles 31:1-21 Questions by Stephen Ricker
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Worship Restored
Questions for Study 13

2 Chronicles 31:1-21
Memory Verse: 11

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I. Judah Smashed the Idols (31:1)

1. What did the Israelites do after the first Passover celebrated by most in this generation? What does this say about the relationship between faith, obedience, and worship? Did anything like this happen in the lives of the apostles? (Acts 2:40-47)

II. What is This Heaps? (31:2-13)

2. What did the king do to ensure the worship and work at the temple was always conducted according to the law? (2) What does this say about the importance of corporate worship and having people who are supported by the community of believers to do what is required to accomplish it?

3. Did the king exclude himself from making offerings? (3) Was it wise to order people to contribute? (4) How did the people response? (5-7) What was the result? (8)

4. What does the fact that Hezekiah asked about the heaps tell us about what Hezekiah was expecting? (9) What does it say about those who were responsible for it?

5. What did the chief priest tell the king? (10) Is this an acceptable answer? What was the obvious solution? What can be learned about wise stewardship of God's financial blessings?

III. Hezekiah Did What was Good and Right (31:14-21)

6. What can be learned about the orgainization of the priest who served the Lord and the Lord's people? (14-15)

7. What does it mean by "whose names were in the genealogical records? (16-18) What is important about being three years old and twenty years old? Why would it be important to include their families in the distribution of money?

8. What was different about the priests, the descendants of Aaron? (9) Why did they live of farms?

9. How is Hezekiah described in verses 20-21?

10. What can be learned about living a life of faith?