2 Chronicles ends with the destruction of the temple and then the promise of rebuilding. Philippians begins with the Apostle Paul greeting the church at Philippi with great affection.
More foolishness from some of the kings.
God displays his mercy and compassion.
The sin of pride rears its ugly head again today.
Bad king. Good king. Bad king. Seeing a pattern here?
Kings, alliances, prophesies, miraculous victories, moral defeats.
Some kings follow God and are blessed, others follow for a time and suffer loss.
King Solomon amazes kings and queens from around the world, including the queen of Sheba, with his wisdom and wealth. But after his death at a good old age, his son Rehoboam does not follow the Lord.
The temple is completed, as are the celebrations.
1 Chronicles ends with King David’s reign ending and 2 Chronicles begins with Solomon building the Temple.