Bible Stories for Adults
2 Kings 11-12, 2 Chronicles 17-24
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Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown of life. Revelation 2:10
The Divided Kingdom (1 Kings 11)
Was Solomon as faithful to the Lord as David had been?
1 Kings 11:4
How did Solomon's unfaithfulness lead to a split kingdom?
1 Kings 11:9-13
Who was this subordinate and what caused him to pursue the kingship?
1 Kings 11:26, 29-31
Had God picked Jeroboam just to punish Solomon, or did He intend to bless Jeroboam?
1 Kings 11:37-38
The First Kings of Israel (1 Kings 12-16)
How faithful was Jeroboam as King of Israel?
1 Kings 12:26-31
How did God decide to punish Jeroboam for this evil?
1 Kings 14:7-11
Who succeeded Jeroboam as king of Israel and how faithful was he?
1 Kings 15:25-26
Why did Nadab reign only 2 years?
1 Kings 15:27-28
How faithful was Baasha as king of Israel?
1 Kings 15:33-34
Who succeeded Baasha as king of Israel?
1 Kings 16:8
What happened to Elah?
1 Kings 16:9-10
How long did Zimri reign as king of Israel and why?
1 Kings 16:15-18
Who became the next king of Israel?
1 Kings 16:21-22
What notable change happened during Omri's reign?
1 Kings 16:24-26
Omri's Dynasty (1 Kings 16 - 2 Kings 12)
Who succeeded Omri and how faithful was his reign?
1 Kings 16:29-33
How did God reach out to His people during this evil time?
1 Kings 18:21, 39
Who succeeded Ahab and how faithful was his reign?
1 Kings 22:51-53
Who succeeded Ahaziah after he died from falling through a window within two years?
2 Kings 1:17
How faithful was Joram?
2 Kings 3:1-3
Who became the next king of Israel and why?
2 Kings 9:4-6
What was Jehu's most important responsibility as the new king?
2 Kings 9:7-8
Did Jehu accept this task?
2 Kings 10:11, 17
How faithful of a king was Jehu?
2 Kings 10:18-19, 24-29
The First Kings of Judah (1 Kings 14-15)
How many dynasties ruled Judah and why?
1 Kings 11:34-36
How did God keep this promise for eternity?
While Jesus was a descendant of David, was He really a king of Judah?
How faithful was Solomon's son, Rehoboam, as King of Judah?
2 Chronicles 12:1
How did God punish Judah for Rehoboam's unfaithfulness?
2 Chronicles 12:2, 9
Who succeeded Rehoboam as king of Judah and how faithful was he?
1 Kings 15:1, 3
Who succeeded Abijah as king of Judah and how faithful was he?
1 Kings 15:9, 11-13
How serious was Asa about returning Israel to faithfulness?
2 Chronicles 15:10-15
Who succeeded Asa as king of Judah and how faithful was he?
2 Chronicles 17:1, 3-4
Jehoshaphat's Reforms (2 Chronicles 17-20)
How did Jehoshaphat further the reforms of his father Asa?
2 Chronicles 17:7, 9
How did he make sure this faithfulness would last in the nation?
2 Chronicles 19:4-7
How did God bless Jehoshaphat for his faithfulness?
2 Chronicles 17:5, 10
Jehoshaphat's Downfall (2 Chronicles 18-20)
How did Jehoshaphat end the civil strife with Israel?
2 Chronicles 18:1
Did he take any steps more direct than a political marriage?
2 Chronicles 18:3
How did God feel about Jehoshaphat's alliance with Israel?
2 Kings 3:7
2 Chronicles 19:2
2 Chronicles 20:35-37
Judah's Period of Baalism (2 Chronicles 21-22)
Who succeeded Jehoshaphat and how faithful was his reign?
2 Chronicles 21:5-6
How did Jehoram show his faithlessness at the beginning of his reign?
2 Chronicles 21:4
How did God punish Jehoram for his faithlessness?
2 Chronicles 21:8-10
2 Chronicles 21:16-17
2 Chronicles 21:18-19
Who succeeded Jehoram and how faithful was his reign?
2 Chronicles 22:1, 3-4
Why was Ahaziah's reign so short?
2 Chronicles 22:7-9
Who was Athaliah?
2 Chronicles 22:2
What was Athaliah's top priority when she took rule?
2 Chronicles 22:10
Joash Becomes King (2 Chronicles 23)
How was God's chosen line of David protected from Athaliah's purge?
2 Chronicles 22:11-12
How did Joash become king?
2 Chronicles 23:2-3, 11
What happened to Athaliah, the last member of Ahab's family?
2 Chronicles 23:12, 15
How was Athaliah responsible for her own fate?
Joash as King (2 Chronicles 24)
How old was Joash when he became king and how faithful was his reign?
2 Chronicles 24:1-2
What was one of the things Joash did that showed Judah's faithfulness?
2 Chronicles 24:4, 13
How faithful did Joash remain after Jehoida died?
2 Chronicles 24:17-19
How did the people respond when shown their unfaithfulness by Jehoida's son?
2 Chronicles 24:20-22
Did Joash at least turn to the Lord when attacked by an enemy?
2 Kings 12:17-18
How was Joash punished for his faithlessness?
2 Chronicles 24:23-25
What lesson did Joash forget that we should remember?
What reward have we been promised if we remain faithful to the end?
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