Tag Archives: 2016

May 31

  2 Chronicles   2 Chronicles continues where 1 Chronicles ended.  It covers the same time period as 1 and 2 Kings (Solomon, 971-931 B.C. through Zedekiah, 586 B.C.).  However, it focuses only on the kings of Judah and does not deal with Israel.  In the end, they are taken … Continue reading

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May 30

    1 Chronicles 28-29   The Reign of King David, cont’d.                       1 Chronicles 9-29:21   1 Chronicles 28:1-21-David calls together the people…then he tells them that Solomon will be king in his place.  David gave Solomon instructions for his personal life (:8-9), and the building and ministry of the … Continue reading

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May 29

    1 Chronicles 26-27   The Reign of King David, cont’d.                       1 Chronicles 9-29:21   1 Chronicles 26:1-32-There were 4,000 gatekeepers (23:5) to guard the Temple…and its treasures.  There were 6,000 “officers and judges” (23:4).  These were scribes, or secretaries and magistrates who oversaw cases on the basis of … Continue reading

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May 28

    1 Chronicles 23-25   The Reign of King David, cont’d.                       1 Chronicles 9-29:21   1 Chronicles 23:1-When David becomes old he makes Solomon the king. 1 Chronicles 23:2-26:32-David counts the Levites and assigns them their duties…they had to be 30-years-old and upward (23:3; cf. 23:24,27-20-years-old and upward…these are … Continue reading

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May 27

    1 Chronicles 20-22   The Reign of King David, cont’d.                       1 Chronicles 9-29:21   1 Chronicles 20:1-8-Joab fights against the Ammonites and wins.  It sounds terribly gruesome that they, “cut them with saws and with sharp instruments and with axes.”   This was probably the manner in which the … Continue reading

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May 26

    1 Chronicles 17-19   The Reign of King David, cont’d.                       1 Chronicles 9-29:21   1 Chronicles 17:1-27-David speaks to Nathan about building a house for the LORD.  Initially, Nathan says to do so, but then God speaks to Nathan and tells him that David’s son will build the … Continue reading

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May 25

    1 Chronicles 14-16   The Reign of King David, cont’d.                       1 Chronicles 9-29:21   1 Chronicles 14:1-Hiram, king of Tyre sent building materials to David.   King Hiram of Tyre King of Tyre in the time of David and Solomon. After David had conquered Jerusalem, Hiram sent him … Continue reading

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May 24

    1 Chronicles 11-13   The Reign of King David, cont’d.                       1 Chronicles 9-29:21   1 Chronicles 11:1-9-David is anointed king of Israel (Samuel had anointed him 20 years earlier, cf. 1 Samuel 16:13).  For 7½ years David had been the king of Judah (cf. 2 Samuel 2:4) while … Continue reading

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May 23

    1 Chronicles 8-10 1 Chronicles 8:1-40-Additional information about the tribe of Benjamin is given to supplement what has already been given in 7:6-12.  Benjamin was important because it was the tribe of the first king of Israel, Saul…and because of it’s allegiance to David.   List of those … Continue reading

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May 22

    1 Chronicles 6-7   Genealogies from Adam to David, cont’d.       1 Chronicles 1-8       1 Chronicles 6:1-81-Levi 1 Chronicles 7:1-5-Issachar 1 Chronicles 7:6-12-Benjamin 1 Chronicles 7:13-Naphtali 1 Chronicles 7:14-19-Manasseh 1 Chronicles 7:20-29-Ephraim 1 Chronicles 7:30-40-Asher   Prayer: Father, as I read these names…I am reminded of another list … Continue reading

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