2 Chronicles 2:5 The house that I am to build will be great, for our God is greater than all gods. But who is able to build him a house, since heaven, even highest heaven, cannot contain him? Who am I to build a house for him, except as a place to make offerings before him? … More Who can contain Him?
Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O LORD, and you are exalted as head above all. Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule … More Unpacking David’s Prayer of Praise
“And you, Solomon my son, KNOW the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you SEEK him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever. Be … More Seeking and Knowing God
July 11 1 Chronicles 26-28 (ESV) Divisions of the Gatekeepers 26:1 As for the divisions of the gatekeepers: of the Korahites, Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph. 2 And Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth, 3 Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth, Eliehoenai the seventh. 4 And Obed-edom had … More July 11 1 Chronicles 26-28
David and the chiefs of the service also set apart for the service the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who prophesied with lyres, with harps, and with cymbals. The list of those who did the work and of their duties was: Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah, and Asharelah, … More Prophecy, thanksgiving and praise
July 10 1 Chronicles 23-25 (ESV) David Organizes the Levites 23:1 When David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel. 2 David  assembled all the leaders of Israel and the priests and the Levites. 3 The Levites, thirty years old and upward, were numbered, and the total was 38,000 men. 4 “Twenty-four thousand of these,” … More July 10 1 Chronicles 23-25
But King David said to Ornan, “No, but I will buy them for the full price. I will not take for the LORD what is yours, nor offer burnt offerings that cost me nothing.” —1 Chronicles 21:24 ESV Are there some principles for us to follow or some application to our own lives here? David … More The cost of true sacrifice