Self-test Questions: God Is the God of Israel

Self-test questions: God is the God of Israel
Part ONE, Section I, Chapter 8 of God Betrayed

Give as many Bible verses (where appropriate), comments, and explanations as you can to support your answers. Click here to review “God Is the God of Israel.”

  1. What did God promise the nation Israel he would do to nations that blessed her?
  2. For how long was the promise mentioned in the last question?
  3. To what other nation was the promise mentioned in question 1 above given?
  4. Who made the following statement as recorded in 2 Samuel 7.23-26? “And what one nation in the earth islike thy people, evenlike Israel, whom God went to redeem for a people to himself, and to make him a name, and to do for you great things and terrible, for thy land, before thy people, which thou redeemedst to thee from Egypt, from the nations and their gods? For thou hast confirmed to thyself thy people Israel to be a people unto thee for ever: and thou, LORD, art become their God. And now, O LORD God, the word that thou hast spoken concerning thy servant, and concerning his house, establish it for ever, and do as thou hast said…. And let thy name be magnified for ever, saying, The LORD of hosts is the God over Israel: and let the house of thy servant David be established before thee” (2 S. 7.23-26)
  5. After the giving of what covenant was the statement in the last question made?
  6. What did God distinctively tell Israel as recorded in Leviticus 20.24, 26 and Numbers 23.9?
  7. Why did God tell Israel the things mentioned in Leviticus 20.24, 26 and Numbers 23.9?
  8. What did God promise repeatedly to Israel, an example being Jeremiah 30.10-11?
  9. How many times does the Bible identify God as “the God of Israel?” “The God of Jacob?” “The God of Abraham?” “The God of Isaac’?”
  10. God is called (in the Bible) the God of what ethnic group other than the Jews?
  11. To whom was the land of Israel unconditionally given?
  12. Who gave the land of Israel unconditionally to Abraham and his seed?
  13. In what covenant was land of Israel given to Abraham and his seed?
  14. The Abrahamic Covenant as formed (Gen. 12.1-4) and confirmed (Gen. 13.14-17; 15.1-7; 17.1-8) is in how many distinct parts?
  15. List the distinct parts of the Abrahamic Covenant.
  16. How many dispossessions and restorations of Israel to the land modify the gift of the land?
  17. How many dispossessions and have been accomplished?
  18. Israel is now in which dispersion?
  19. What event will mark the restoration of Israel to the land at the end of the third dispersion?
  20. When was the nation Israel reestablished?
  21. Was the reestablishment of Israel as a nation in 1948 a complete restoration to all the land that God gave to the Jews?
  22. Did God Himself perform that 1948 restoration although Isaiah prophesied it (See Isaiah 66)?
  23. What three kinds of promises did God make the Abrahamic Covenant?
  24. Which promises made by God in the Abrahamic Covenant have not yet been fulfilled?
  25. Was the Abrahamic Covenant an everlasting or a temporary covenant?
  26. Upon whom did the Abrahamic covenant depend?
  27. Explain why the Bible teaches that the Abrahamic Covenant is an everlasting covenant (of not, if you disagree and believe that it is a temporary covenant).
  28. Israel entered the land under the leadership of whom? Under what Covenant?
  29. In conjunction with the Palestinian Covenant, what significant promises did God make to Israel?
  30. When will God return and gather the children of Israel from all nations into which he has scattered them?
  31. When will the Jews return to the LORD their God, obey His voice according to all that He has commanded them with all their heart and soul?
  32. When the Jews return to the LORD their God, obey His voice according to all that He has commanded them with all their heart and soul, what will the LORD their God do in response?
  33. When the Lord their God returns Israel to their land, what will the LORD their God will put upon their enemies, and on them that hate them, which persecuted them?
  34. When the Lord returns the Jews to their land what will the Jews do in regards to the voice of the LORD and all his commandments which I command thee this day.
  35. Were the promises made to Israel by God to be fulfilled with literal or spiritual Israel? Explain.
  36. Is the final fulfillment of these promises to Israel is in the future or have these promises already been fulfilled?
  37. What does God’s intent to fulfill these promises to Israel when all the curse of Deuteronomy 28 concerning the nation Israel has been completed show?
  38. What does God’s promise to restore Israel to the land which he gave to Abraham and his descendents when allthe curse of Deuteronomy 28 has been fulfilled guarantee as to Israel’s permanent ownership of that land?
  39. What does the Word of God in the promises of the Palestinian Covenant guarantee?
  40. What does the future blessing of Israel as a nation rests upon? What does this give to predictive prophecy?
  41. When will the exaltation of Israel be secured?
  42. From whom does the kingdom takes its power?
  43. What is the interpretation of “Emmanuel?”
  44. When did God make a covenant with David?
  45. Does 2 Samuel 7.8-17 call God’s promises to David a covenant?
  46. Do other passages clearly indicate that God was establishing a covenant with His servant?
  47. What 5 things does the Davidic Covenant “upon which the glorious kingdom of Christ ‘of the seed of David according to the flesh’ is to be founded secure?
  48. After Israel utterly violated the conditions of the Palestinian Covenant, what happened to Israel?
  49. Why was Israel dispersed?
  50. What 2 dispersions were prophesied?
  51. Which dispersion does the following verse prophecy? “The LORD shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone” (De. 28.36).
  52. After the Babylonian captivity of 70 years prophesied by Jeremiah what did God, through his prophet Jeremiah, promise he would do to the king of Babylon and the nation Babylon?
  53. What did God, through Moses, tell Israel that her continued disobedience would be punished by?
  54. In what verse did The Lord Jesus confirmed Moses’ words referred to in question number 53?:
  55. After the siege and total destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. what did almost all Judea become for nineteen-hundred and fifty years until 1948?
  56. Does the same covenant unconditionally promises a national restoration of Israel which is yet to be fulfilled? Review the verses in the lesson which show this in many prophesies.
  57. Where is Israel at prophetically at this time?
  58. What will mark the end of  Jerusalem being trodden down of the Gentiles?
  59. To whom did God speak these words: “If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land” (2 Chr. 7.14)?
  60. When Israel repents in the future will she still be in the dispersion?
  61. What will God’s reaction be to Israel’s repentence?


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