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2 Chronicles 35 – 36

2 Chronicles 35 Josiah’s Passover 2 Chronicles 35:1 Moreover Josiah kept a passover unto the LORD in Jerusalem: and they killed the passover on the fourteenth day of the first month. 35:2 And he set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the LORD, 35:3 And said unto the Levites that […]

2 Chronicles 33 – 34

2 Chronicles 33 Manasseh turned away from his father’s zeal for God and again turned to idols.  Idolatry is a recurring theme in Israel and Judah as it is in the church of God today. 2 Chronicles 33:1 Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five years in […]

2 Chronicles 30 – 32

2 Chronicles 30 Hezekiah invites all Judah and all the tribes of Israel to come and keep the Passover at the rededicated Temple in the second month as the law allows. 2 Chronicles 30:1 And Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh [In Israel], that they should come to […]

2 Chronicles 29

2 Chronicles 29 Hezekiah was a righteous king in Judah 2 Chronicles 29:1 Hezekiah began to reign when he was five and twenty years old, and he reigned nine and twenty years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Abijah, the daughter of Zechariah. 29:2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according […]

2 Chronicles 26 – 28

2 Chronicles 26 King Uzziah of Judah [who fell into pride and was made a leper]. 2 Chronicles 26:1 Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.  26:2 He [Amaziah had built] built Eloth, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept [Amaziah died after […]

2 Chronicles 24 – 25

2 Chronicles 24 The reign of Joash. This child was saved at the age of one, and was declared king at the age of seven.  The faithful high priest continued the education of Joash and would have ruled the nation of Judah as regent until Joash came of age. Then later after the high priest Jehoiada died, […]

2 Chronicles 21 – 23

2 Chronicles 21 2 Chronicles 21:1 Now Jehoshaphat slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David. And Jehoram his son reigned in his stead [In Judah]. Jehoram’s brothers were given cities in Judah, but Jehoram was given the kingdom. 21:2 And he had brethren the sons of Jehoshaphat, Azariah, and Jehiel, and Zechariah, […]

2 Chronicles 18 – 20

2 Chronicles 18 This section is about Jehoshaphat of Judah who was a righteous and godly king, who’s only big mistake was entering into two separate agreements with the wicked kings of Israel over his reign.   2 Chronicles 18:1 Now Jehoshaphat [king of Judah] had riches and honour in abundance, and joined affinity with Ahab [king of Israel]. Ahab held […]

2 Chronicles 11 – 13

2 Chronicles 11 Rehoboam is angered by being rejected and nearly stoned by the people of Israel when he went to Israel to take taxes, and makes ready for war. 2 Chronicles 11:1 And when Rehoboam was come to Jerusalem, he gathered of the house of Judah and Benjamin an hundred and fourscore thousand chosen men, […]

2 Chronicles 8 – 10

2 Chronicles 8 Solomon expands his kingdom 2 Chronicles 8:1 And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house, 8:2 That the cities which Huram had restored to Solomon, Solomon built them, and caused the children of Israel to dwell there. 8:3 And Solomon went […]

2 Chronicles 5 – 7

2 Chronicles 5 Moving the Ark from David’s tent for it in Jerusalem to the permanent Temple 2 Chronicles 5:1 Thus all the work that Solomon made for the house of the LORD was finished: and Solomon brought in all the things that David his father had dedicated; and the silver, and the gold, and all […]

2 Chronicles 1 – 4

2 Chronicles 1 Solomon was crowned king and went up to the tabernacle, offering a thousand burnt offering on the brazen altar. 2 Chronicles 1:1 And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly. 1:2 Then Solomon spake unto all Israel, to the captains […]

1 Chronicles 28 – 29

1 Chronicles 28 The coronation of king Solomon by David after that Solomon had secured the throne. Someday we will also be crowned as kings and consecrated as priests, if we continue n overcoming and endure to the end!  These instructions to Solomon on being king; are also instructions to us, who are preparing to […]

1 Chronicles 25 – 27

1 Chronicles 25 David then separated out Asaph and the Levitical musicians to serve the Eternal in music and song. 1 Chronicles 25:1 Moreover David and the captains of the host separated [out some to the service of the musicians] to the service of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should […]

1 Chronicles 22 – 24

Israel launches dozens of air strikes on Hamas in what appears to be a well planned attempt to start another Israel Gaza war.  See the Daily News link 1 Chronicles 22 After he was commanded to offer sacrifice on the Mount in Jerusalem, David declared the Word of God by the prophet, that Jerusalem would be the […]

1 Chronicles 18 – 21

1 Chronicles 18 David’s great wealth The Moabites are put to tribute to David as they will be again in the millennium. 1 Chronicles 18:1 Now after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them, and took Gath and her towns out of the hand of the Philistines. 18:2 And […]

1 Chronicles 16 – 17

1 Chronicles 16 The Ark was brought to Jerusalem and placed in a tent while the Tabernacle remained in Gibeah. 1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it: and they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God. […]

1 Chronicles 12 – 15

1 Chronicles 12 Episodes out of the life of David in terms of the development of his leadership skills and David’s progress to the kingdom. The list of men who came to David at Ziklag. 1 Chronicles 12:1 Now these are they that came to David to Ziklag, while he yet kept himself close because of Saul […]

1 Chronicles 10 – 11

1 Chronicles 10 A history of David beginning with the death of Saul. 1 Chronicles 10:1 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa. 10:2 And the Philistines followed hard after Saul, and after his sons; and the Philistines slew […]

1 Chronicles 7 – 9

1 Chronicles 7 The first nine chapters of First Chronicles are the generations of mankind,  Israel and Judah up to the captivity of Israel.  Today’s post is largely genealogies with some minor comments by me.  1 Chronicles 7:1 Now the sons of Issachar were, Tola, and Puah, Jashub, and Shimrom, four. 7:2 And the sons of […]

1 Chronicles 5 – 6

1 Chronicles 5 The family of Israel [Jacob] 1 Chronicles 5:1 Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was the firstborn; but forasmuch as he defiled his father’s bed, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after […]

1 Chronicles 1 – 4

A repeat of the table of nations in Genesis 10-11   1 Chronicles 1 1 Chronicles 1 Adam, Sheth, Enosh, 1:2 Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered, 1:3 Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech, 1:4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. The sons of Japheth 1:5 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and avan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. […]

2 Kings 23 – 25

2 Kings 23 The analogy is clear; a righteous king destroys evil and builds the godly.  A righteous leader and elder destroys the evil, rebuking sin; and builds up the godly. 2 Kings 23:1 And the king sent, and they gathered unto him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem. 23:2 And the king went up […]

2 Kings 20 – 22

2 Kings 20 Hezekiah appeals to God because of his sickness. 2 Kings 20:1 In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Set thine house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live. 20:2 Then […]

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