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Q. How did the king pass the night?
Q. What did he cry out?
God able to deliver thee from the lions ?
Dan. vi, 20. Q. What answer did Daniel make? A. My God hath sent his angel, and shut the
lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me.
Dan. vi, 22. Q. How was the king affected ? A. He was exceeding glad. Dan. vi, 23. Q. What did he command to be done to the accusers of
lions. Dan. vi, 24.
The Minor Prophets.
HOBEA, JOEL, AMOS, OBADIAH, JONAH, MICAH, NAHUM, HABAKKUK,
ZEPHANIAH, HAGGAI, ZECHARIAH, MALACHI.
Question. By what title are the remaining prophetical books
distinguished ? Answer. The minor prophets. Q. Why are they so called? A. They are much shorter than the first four. Q. When did Hosea prophesy? A. About eight hundred years before Christ.
Q. Who is he supposed to have been?
rious state of the Church finally. Q. Of what town was Amos a native? A. Tekoa, a small town south of Jerusalem. Q. When did he prophesy? Ă. At about the same period as Hosea and
ward a part of Galilee.
directed by the Lord to do? A. To
cry against Nineveh. Jonah i, 2. Q. Of what country was Nineveh the capital? A. Of Assyria.
Q. What did Jonah do?
Lord. Jonah i, 3.
sea the lading of the ship. Jonah i, 5. Q. Where was Jonah ? Ă. Asleep. Q. What did they say to him ? A. O sleeper, arise, call upon thy God, that we
perish not. Jonah i, 6. Q. What did they propose to do? A. To cast lots to know for whose cause the
evil had come upon them. Jonah i, 7. Q. Upon whom did the lot fall ? A. Upon Jonah. Q. What did he tell them to do with him ? A. To cast him into the sea. Jonah i, 12. Q. Why? Ă. Because, for his disobedience the tempest
had come upon them. Q. What happened when they had done so? Ă. The sea ceased from her raging. Jonah
Q. What did Jonah do here?
ii,'1. Q. What then occurred ? A. The Lord spake unto the fish, and it cast
out Jonah upon the dry land. Jonah ii, 10. Q. What command was then repeated ? A. To go to Nineveh, and preach unto it. Jonah
iii, 2. Q. Did he now obey ? A. He did. Jonah iii, 3. Q. What did he cry as he passed through the city ? A. Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be over
thrown. Jonah iii, 4. Q. What did the people do? A. They proclaimed a fast, and put on sack
cloth, from the least to the greatest. Jonah
iii, 5. Q. When God saw "heir repentance, what did he do? A. He did not visit the evil upon them that he
said he would do unto them. Jonah iii, 10. Q. How did this affect Jonah ? A. He was displeased. Jonah iv, 1. Q. What did he request ? A. That he might die. Jonah iv, 3. Q. What did Jonah make for himself out of the city? A. A booth. Jonah iv, 5. Q. What did the Lord prepare as a shade for him? A. A gourd. Q. How did it affect Jonah ? A. He was exceeding glad of the gourd. Q. How did the Lord cause it to wither away? A. He prepared a worm to destroy it. Jonah