Category: 102: History Books

1 Chronicles 18 – 21

1 Chronicles 18 David’s great wealth In the millennium the resurrected David will rule over Gaza, Jordan, Turkey, Syria and Lebanon, which will be federated with Israel. 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 […]

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 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 and 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 Tola; […]

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 A righteous king destroys evil and builds the godly.  Righteous leaders and elders destroy evil, rebuke sin; and build 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 into the house of the […]

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 […]

2 Kings 19

2 Kings 19 God’s response to Assyria, and God’s deliverance for his faithful When Hezekiah heard the demands of the Assyrians he was moved to anguish and inquired of the Eternal.  This is exactly what we should be doing when we learn of our sins and the coming correction from the Eternal. 2 Kings 19:1 And […]

2 Kings 17 – 18

2 Kings 17 The Northern Kingdom of Israel was conquered by the Neo-Assyrian monarchs, Tiglath-Pileser III (Pul) and Shalmaneser V. and brought under tribute in the reign of  Pekah, in approximately 740 B.C., and a twenty year series of deportations from the land began. 2 Kings 15:29   In the days of Pekah king of Israel […]

2 Kings 15 – 16

2 Kings 15 Azariah becomes king of Judah 2 Kings 15:1 In the twenty and seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel began Azariah son of Amaziah king of Judah to reign. 15:2 Sixteen years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned two and fifty years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s […]

2 Kings 12 – 14

2 Kings 12 2 Kings 12:1 In the seventh year of Jehu [king of Israel] Jehoash [Joash] began to reign [in Judah]; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Zibiah of Beersheba. What a marvelous tribute to God and to the high priest Jehoiadah who tutored Joash, and to Joash! […]

2 Kings 10 – 11

2 Kings 10 Ahab had 70 sons and Jehu challenges them to fight for Ahab’s throne of Israel in Samaria. Jehu destroys baal but lets the golden calves remain.  This shows a zeal for doing what he thought was right mixed with disobedience and rebellion at some of the Word of God.  This same condition […]

2 Kings 7 – 9

2 Kings 7 Elisha prophesies from God that the famine will end and that there will be an instant supply of food. 2 Kings 7:1 Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD, To morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two […]

2 Kings 4 – 6

2 Kings 4 These chapters are about the miracles of  Elisha done by the power of God. The miracle of the oil  This is a prophetic miracle that all God’s truly sincerely faithful obedient, will be filled to overflowing with the oil of God’s Spirit! 2 Kings 4:1 Now there cried a certain woman of the wives […]

2 Kings 1 – 3

2 Kings 1 First and Second Kings were originally one book until divided to make two shorter books in the first century B.C.  Second Kings is a continuation of First Kings. 2 Kings 1:1 Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. Ahaziah son of Ahab fell and was injured and he sent […]

1 Kings 21 – 22

1 Kings 21 Jezebel was a priestess of the fertility religion of baal; and Jezebel is used as a type of all religions which adopt the same traditions including those who rename those false traditions with “Christian” sounding names. The story of Ahab and Jezebel carries many lessons for us today. 1.  Do not knowingly […]

1 Kings 19 – 20

1 Kings 19 Announcement 29 Nov 2018:   See this important new article at the COG News site. Upon hearing that the priests of baal had been killed, Jezebel sought to kill Elijah.  We see here that Jezebel seduced people into sexual immorality and idol worship, and we know that both of these things are types […]

1 Kings 17 – 18

1 Kings 17 Elijah Elijah was a man of God; he was loyal to God above his loyalty to the king, the priesthood [ministry] or anyone else.  God used Elijah to correct the king, the people and the priests who had fallen away from God.  Elijah was not a priest, he was a man selected directly by God and […]

1 Kings 15 – 16

1 Kings 15 Great emphasis is placed on the fact that Judah and Benjamin were at war almost continually with the other Ten Tribes of Israel. 1 Kings 15:1 Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam the son of Nebat [of Israel] reigned Abijam over Judah. Abijam the son of Rehoboam reigned in Jerusalem […]

1 Kings 13 – 14

1 Kings 13 The Deeds of Jeroboam God sent his servant to rebuke the apostasy of Jeroboam, and prophesy of another who would destroy the idols; calling him by name Josiah [YHVH will help].  The prophet cried out against Jeroboam and his altar to idols. 1 Kings 13:1 And, behold, there came a man of God out of Judah […]

1 Kings 11 – 12

1 Kings 11 Then Solomon was turned away from the commandments of God by marrying unconverted women. Deuteronomy 7:1  When the Lord thy God shall bring thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee, the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, […]

1 Kings 9 – 10

1 Kings 9 After the dedication of the temple and Solomon’s prayer, God appeared to him in a dream. 1 Kings 9:1 And it came to pass, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the LORD, and the king’s house, and all Solomon’s desire which he was pleased to do, 9:2 That […]

1 Kings 8

1 Kings 8 Solomon assembled all of the elders of Israel to bring the Ark up from David’s tent and place it in the new Temple in the seventh month.  The people gathered for the Dedication of the Temple for seven days, followed by the seven day Feast of Tabernacles.  Solomon’s address to the elders of Israel […]