Prophets and Kings -- Study Guide


Chapter 45: The Return of the Exiles

1. Why did King Cyrus let the Judean captives go free? PK-SG 48.1

2. The Judeans who returned to their homeland built an altar to God before getting settled in their own houses? Like them, do you put Christ before everything else? PK-SG 48.2

3. Read Jeremiah 25:11. As the 70-year prophecy of Jeremiah neared fulfillment, Daniel was distressed that God might change His plan and extend the years. Observe how Gabriel’s explanation in Daniel 9 is connected to Daniel 8:14 and the 2,300 days. PK-SG 48.3

4. Read Daniel 9. Daniel was a righteous man, so why did he identify himself with his people as a sinner when he prayed? Do you identify yourself with your people when you pray? PK-SG 48.4