Bible Proficiency Project
Week 13, 2019
I. Monday — Deuteronomy 24-27
1. What principle is behind payment of workers who are poor in 24:16 and what implication does it have for
those who run businesses?
2. How does 25:4 relate to the previous question, and how does it carry forward to apply to the church today
according to 1Corinthians 9:8-12 (include what determines a fair wage)?
3. Does the law of unjust weights in 25:13-16 only apply to the measuring of things sold or is there a moral
4. According to 26:11 what should be the nature of worship?
5. What does it mean to be His special people and to be a holy people to the LORD [26:18-19]?
6. In what way is there a connection between 27:1-8 with Deut 6:9 & 11:20?
II. Tuesday — Deuteronomy 28-29
1. According to 28:1-2 will God reward your obedience and your choices? What do the words “diligently”
and “carefully” teach you about how you go about life?
2. Is God neutral toward the believer who simply goes along in this world living their life like everyone else?
Is there such a thing as being neutral according to 28:47?
3. What do we learn about how we are to form our thoughts based on the revelation of God in 29:29
(see also 30:11)?
III. Wednesday — Deuteronomy 30-31
1. What does it mean in 30:6 that God will circumcise your heart (see Ezekiel 36:26)?
2. What do we learn about the importance of music in the church from The Song of Moses?
IV. Thursday – Deuteronomy 32-34, Psalm 91
1. Is the Song of Moses or at least the principle important for us today in light of 32:47?
2. How old was Moses when he died and why was Joshua chosen to take his place?
3. How would learning Psalm 91 be profitable for our children today? Who quotes v. 12 in the NT?
V. Friday —Joshua 1-4
1. What is the Pentateuch? What are the Books of History?
2. How is this crossing over the Jordon similar to the first entering into the land? How is it different?
3. Why does Rahab protect the spies?
4. What role does the Ark of the Covenant play in crossing over into the Promised Land?
VI. Saturday — Joshua 5-8
1. Why was circumcision needed to be reinstituted at this time?
2. How was Jericho conquered?
3. What is the rule about “accursed things” in 6:18 and what does “accursed” mean?
4. Why did Ai defeat Israel and how did they rectify the defeat?
5. In 8:26 the words “utterly destroyed” are the same Hebrew word as “accursed”. How does Joshua’s
actions here show that “repentance” has been learned by Israel?
VII. Sunday — Joshua 9-11
1. What did Gibeon do about the approach of the Israelites and where did the men of Israel go wrong here?
2. How many times does the phrase “utterly destroyed” appear in chapters 10-11?