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 5 1 Chronicles 10-11

July 5 1 Chronicles 10-11 (ESV) The Death of Saul and His Sons 10:1 Now the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled before the Philistines and fell slain on Mount Gilboa. 2 And the Philistines overtook Saul and his sons, and the Philistines struck down Jonathan and Abinadab and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul. 3 The … More July 5 1 Chronicles 10-11

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

July 3 1 Chronicles 5-6

July 3 1 Chronicles 5-6 (ESV) Descendants of Reuben 5:1 The sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel (for he was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father’s couch, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, so that he could not be enrolled as the oldest son; 2 though Judah became … More July 3 1 Chronicles 5-6

July 2 1 Chronicles 3-4

July 2 1 Chronicles 3-4 (ESV) Descendants of David 3:1 These are the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron: the firstborn, Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelite; the second, Daniel, by Abigail the Carmelite, 2 the third, Absalom, whose mother was Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur; the fourth, Adonijah, whose mother was … More July 2 1 Chronicles 3-4

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