Year One - Month 11 Content

Month 11 Stories

Jeremiah Weeps Over Jerusalem

Jeremiah

  • Who was the King of Judah when Jeremiah began prophesying? (Josiah)

  • When did God choose Jeremiah as a prophet? (Before Jeremiah was born)

  • What did the Lord say to Jeremiah that the temple had been made into? (Den of robbers)

  • What example did the Lord use to show Jeremiah that God can destroy and rebuild nations? (A potter turning clay)

  • What did King Jehoiakim do with the prophetic scroll that Jeremiah brought to him? (He burned the scroll.)

  • What nation took Judah captive? (Babylon)

  • What king of Babylon took Judah captive? (Nebuchadnezzar)

Babylonian Captivity

2 Kings 24 - 25

  • Which King of Judah surrendered himself to Nebuchadnezzar? (Jehoiachin)

  • What did Nebuchadnezzar do with the vessels of gold in the temple of the Lord? (He cut them in pieces.)

  • What sort of people were left in Judah after Nebuchadnezzar had taken his captives away? (The poorest people of the land)

  • Who was made King of Judah by Nebuchadnezzar? (Zedekiah)

  • King Zedekiah reigned over Judah for eleven years. What caused the end of his reign? (He rebelled against Nebuchadnezzar and was killed.)

  • What did Nebuchadnezzar do to Jerusalem after killing Zedekiah? (He burned the temple, the king’s house, and the homes of important people. He broke down the walls of the city as well.)

Fiery Furnace

Daniel 2 - 3

  • How did Daniel become appointed ruler over the province of Babylon and chief of Nebuchadnezzar’s wise men? (By interpreting a dream for Nebuchadnezzar)

  • How did Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego become appointed to important positions in Babylon? (By request from Daniel)

  • What were the people of Babylon supposed to do when they heard music? (Bow down to the golden image Nebuchadnezzar had set up)

  • What was the punishment for not bowing down and worshiping King Nebuchadnezzar’s golden image. (Be thrown into a burning fiery furnace)

  • How much hotter than normal did Nebuchadnezzar heat the furnace before tossing in Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego? (7 times)

  • What happened to the men who threw Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the furnace? (It was so hot it killed them.)

  • How many men did Nebuchadnezzar see in the furnace? (Four)

  • What happened to Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego after they came out of the furnace? (They were promoted.)

Lion's Den

Daniel 6

  • How old was Josiah when he became King of Judah? (Eight)

  • Daniel worked for King Darius, and he performed very well. What job did Darius plan to give Daniel? (Set him over the whole kingdom)

  • Some of King Darius’s officials encouraged him to pass a law that anyone who asked anything of any god or man for thirty days, other than the king, be cast into a den of lions. Why did they do that? (They were trying to trap Daniel.)

  • When King Darius made it illegal to pray for 30 days, what did Daniel do? (He went to the open window of his room and prayed.)

  • When Daniel was put in the den of lions, what did King Darius do that night? (He fasted and stayed awake all night.)

Month 11 Memory Work

Sword Point

Daniel 3:17 

If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us… out of your hand, O king.

Spiritual Truth Sentence

Tell me about courage:

In difficult and dangerous times, God’s followers can be brave because God is always there with them.

Timeline
  • Jeremiah Weeps Over Jerusalem

AGE OF CAPTIVITY

  • Babylonian Captivity

  • Fiery Furnace

  • Lion’s Den

Map It 

Babylon

Old Testament Books  

BOOKS OF LAW

  • Genesis

  • Exodus

  • Leviticus

  • Numbers

  • Deuteronomy

BOOKS OF HISTORY

  • Joshua

  • Judges

  • Ruth

  • 1 Samuel

  • 2 Samuel

  • I Kings 

  • 2 Kings

  • 1 Chronicles

  • 2 Chronicles

  • Ezra

  • Nehemiah

  • Esther

BOOKS OF POETRY

  • Job

  • Psalms

  • Proverbs

  • Ecclesiastes

  • Song of Solomon​

MAJOR PROPHETS

  • Isaiah

  • Jeremiah

  • Lamentations

  • Ezekiel

  • Daniel

MINOR PROPHETS

  • Hosea

  • Joel

  • Amos

  • Obadiah

  • Jonah

  • Micah

  • Nahum

  • Habakkuk

  • Zephaniah

  • Haggai

  • Zechariah

  • Malachi