DAVID’S WAY & JEROBOAM’S WAY
1 Kings 13-16
Key Verse: 15:5
- What did the man of God from Judah prophesy against the altar at Bethel? (13:1-10; 2 Ki 23:14-16) How did he end up disobeying God? (13:11-19) What was the consequence? (13:20-32) What lesson does this incident give us?
- What did Jeroboam do after this incident? (33,34) What was God’s verdict and why? (14:1-20; 15:28-30) What do you learn about God’s judgment?
- How did Judah stir up the LORD's jealous anger? (14:21-24) How did God discipline Rehoboam? (25-31) Why did God discipline him instead of destroying his house like the house of Jeroboam? (2 Ch 12: 1-12; 2 Sa 7:14,15)
- Describe the acts of the kings of Judah: Abijam (15:1-8) & Asa (9-24), and the kings of Israel: Nadab (25,26), and Baasha (15:27-16:7), Elah (16:8-14), Zimri (15-20), Omri (21-28), and Ahab (29-34). How does the Scripture evaluate them? Why do you think they walked in the way of Jeroboam? (Dt 17:18, 31:9-13)