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.
The roll call continues.
The names of men who had important jobs in the temple.
David begins making preparations for the Temple of the Lord to be built, knowing that it is Solomon who will accomplish the construction.