Bible Study Materials

THE KINGDOM DIVIDED

1 Kings 12: 1 - 33

04 Jan 2020

Questionnaire


THE KINGDOM DIVIDED

1 Kings 12

  1. Who succeeded Solomon? (11:43-12:1; 14:21,31) Who was Jeroboam? (11:26-40)
  2. What did Jeroboam and the whole assembly of Israel request of Rehoboam? (12:2-5) How did Rehoboam respond to them? (6-14) Why did he answer in this way? (15) What does this show about Rehoboam's way of governing God’s people? (14, cf. 7)
  3. After this, what happened in Israel? (16-20) Why did all these things happen? (11:30-33) Think about the immediate and the fundamental cause of the division.
  4. How did Rehoboam respond? (21) How did God stop him? (22-24) How was God’s word fulfilled? (12:19,20; 11:35,36)
  5. As Jeroboam began to build his kingdom, what did he worry about? (12:25-27) What was his solution? (28-33) What was his problem? (cf. 11:38)


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