Review Chapter 5 in your textbook, God with Us: An Introduction to the Old Testament.
Review the following from a standard translation of the Bible as noted in the syllabus:
Write a three (3) page paper addressing the following:
Summarize the characteristics of the covenant that you see in Joshua 5:112 and Joshua 24, where the Hebrews said, We will serve the Lord our God and obey Him.
Discuss your thoughts as to why the book of Joshua begins and ends with these repetitions of the covenant.
Select one judge from the book of Judges.
Briefly describe the surrounding historical context of Israels sin, its oppressor, their cry to God in repentance or cry for mercy, and Gods deliverance through the judge.
Detail how the general behaviors of each party fit into covenant agreement or covenant violation (God, the judge, and Israel).
List and describe the major contributions of Davids monarchy to the establishment of the nation of Israel.
Discuss Gods promise to David in 2 Samuel 7.
Describe how these promises compare with Gods promises to Abraham in Genesis 12.
Describe how these two covenants are still meaningful in our time.
Billy Graham is said to have read through the book of Proverbs each month for many years of his life.
Discuss the value of this habit.
Describe the Important Themes in Proverbs as described in your textbook.
Discuss the basic black and white issues described in your textbook and the contrasting results of choosing wisdom and choosing folly.
Be sure to cite and reference your textbook where you quote or paraphrase the authors thoughts. Cite scriptures you use in your paper. All citations should be formatted using correct APA format.
Copy the questions into the body of your paper and answer the questions in well-written paragraphs.
Your responses should demonstrate understanding (synthesis) of the material. Simple lists or sentence fragments are not acceptable.
Whenever possible, apply the principles learned to life in the twenty-first century.
When you have completed your assignment, save a copy for yourself and submit a copy to your instructor using the Assignment submission page, by the end of the workshop.