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1 Kings 12: Israel's decline lead by their kings

Solomon’s son, Rehoboam, was automatically made king of Israel. Jeroboam returned from exile and went with the people to see what kind of king Rehoboam would be. 203 more words


The Kings of Israel

The Bible preserves the kingly lines of Israel from the time of Saul, to the Judean captivity of 585B.C, ending with king Zedekiah. In order to understand the books of Kings and Chronicles, we need keep these kingly lines in mind. 56 more words

History Of Israel

1 Kings 12-16 – “war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam”

When King Solomon died, “his son Rehoboam reigned in his place” (1 Kings 11:43).  “Jeroboam (Solomon’s servant who rebelled against him) and all the assembly of Israel” 296 more words


While we're at it.

Like any true expat, I yearn for an original state of memory and insist on maintaining rigorous standards of nostalgia that reality can never uphold. A recent conversation with the better wordsmith brought up the issue of linguistic purity again. 379 more words


Demanding Baal Stewards

After taking a group of budding Bible enthusiasts around the British Museum to look at the Assyrian and Babylonian displays, it becomes apparent that what one is faced with at every turn, is the prevalence, nay, dominance of gods. 1,056 more words


Israel is wiped out (2 Kings 17:19-17:23)

“Judah also did not keep the commandments of Yahweh their God, but walked in the customs that Israel had introduced. Yahweh rejected all the descendants of Israel. 199 more words

Readings for October 4

 “That they may know what it is to serve me, and what it is to serve earthly kingdoms.”

Morning Reading2 Chronicles 12-13 https://mediahazellc.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/2-chronicles-12-13.mp3…

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