Costly drink

1 Chronicles 11:15 Three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David at the cave of Adullam, when the army of Philistines was encamped in the Valley of Rephaim. David was then in the stronghold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then at Bethlehem. And David said longingly, “Oh that someone … More Costly drink

July 4 1 Chronicles 7-9

July 4 1 Chronicles 7-9 (ESV) Descendants of Issachar 7:1 The sons [1] of Issachar: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four. 2 The sons of Tola: Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their fathers’ houses, namely of Tola, mighty warriors of their generations, their number in the days of David being 22,600.3 The son [2] of Uzzi: Izrahiah. And the … More July 4 1 Chronicles 7-9

Spurgeon: Whatsoever leads you to God is a true blessing.

Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from harm so that it might not bring me pain!” And God granted what he asked. Charles H. Spurgeon comments on 1 Chronicles … More Spurgeon: Whatsoever leads you to God is a true blessing.

Genelogies Show the Spiritual Heart

When you come to a section of the Bible with long lists of people, what do you do? Read faster? Here’s something to ponder from the ESV Study Bible: The tribal genealogies have been carefully structured to show how the Chronicler conceived of Israel: Judah (2:3–4:23) Simeon (4:24–43) The Transjordanian tribes (5:1–26) Levi (6:1–81) The northern tribes … More Genelogies Show the Spiritual Heart