Israel’s Captivities

Israel’s Captivity in Egypt – (approx. 1700 BC)

  1. How did Israel become captive in Egypt? (Acts 7:9-19)

  2. Why were they in Egypt initially? (Genesis 42:1-5, Genesis 45:5-8)

  3. Why did the Egyptians begin to afflict them? (Exodus 1:7-10, Psalm 105:23-25)

  4. How were they delivered from Egyptian bondage? (Acts 7:34-36, Psalm 105: 26-37)

  5. How long were the Israelites in Egypt? (Exodus 12:40-41)

  6. What did their affliction in Egypt confirm? (Genesis 15:7-8, 13-14, Galatians 3:14-17)

Judah’s Captivity in Babylon – (approx. 605 BC)

  1. How did Judah become captive in Babylon? (Jeremiah 1:14-15, 39:1-10)

  2. Why did Judah become captive in Babylon? (Deut. 28:47-48, II Chronicles 36:14-20)

  3. For how long was the captivity in Babylon? (Jeremiah 29:1-14, Jeremiah 25:11)

  4. How were they delivered? (Ezra 1:1-4)

  5. In Ezra 1:2, how did God “charge” Cyrus to build His house? (Isaiah 44:28, 45:1-4, 13)

Psalm 20:7 – Some trust in chariots, and some in horses:
But we will remember the name of the Lord our God.