One of the highlights of today’s chapters is the fact that we are told to pray persistently, and that God hears and answers the one who prays in this manner.
Kings, alliances, prophesies, miraculous victories, moral defeats.
Jesus tells some parables.
Some kings follow God and are blessed, others follow for a time and suffer loss.
A very wide variety of teaching from Jesus today. There are healings for those who need them, and scolding for the Pharisees.
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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 good Samaritan, Mary and Martha, the Lord’s prayer, and heat from Jesus towards the religious establishment.
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The temple is completed, as are the celebrations.
Jesus continues his ministry by healing and teaching. In addition, we see Him feed a crowd of thousands with only a few loaves of bread and fishes.
1 Chronicles ends with King David’s reign ending and 2 Chronicles begins with Solomon building the Temple.