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Crossword Puzzle D: Prophets and Kings
Draws on material covered in chapters 7 and 8 of Discovering the Bible

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3   The prophet who said that the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem
7   Prophet at the time the Babylonians captured Jerusalem and carried many of the people into exile; among the illustrations this prophet used was one of a potter making clay pots
8   The prophet who foretold the coming of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost
1   The king of Judah when the Assyrians, who had already taken over the northern Kingdom of Israel, tried to capture Jerusalem. They failed to do so, in part because of the water conduit this king had constructed
2   Shepherd-turned-prophet who was very upset over how the rich and powerful were mistreating the orphans and widows and other needy people
4   A prophet whose marriage problems reveal something about God's love for His people
5   A wicked queen who encouraged the worship of Baal and Asherah
6   One of Israel's most wicked kings (whose wife instigated a lot of the wickedness)

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Bible reading for this assignment: Joshua 1-10, 23-24; Judges 3, 5, 6-8, 13-16, 1 Samuel 1-7

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