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.
The roll call continues.
The names of men who had important jobs in the temple.