Tag Archives: 1 Kings

Matthew 1: 1-17 How the Story Begins

Matthew 1: 1-17 1 An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah … Continue reading

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The Line of Kings in Matthew compared with the Hebrew Scriptures

United Kingdom of Israel David (1010-970 BCE) Replaced Saul, Narrative of David runs from 1 Samuel 16-1 Kings 1 in the 1 &2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings telling of Israel’s story. It runs from 1 Chronicles 11-22 in Chronicles … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 26 The Prophet, the Temple and the Elders

Jeremiah 26: 1-19 The Prophet, the Temple and the Elders At the beginning of the reign of King Jehoiakim son of Josiah of Judah, this word came from the LORD: 2 Thus says the LORD: Stand in the court of … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority: A Brief History Part 2: King, Temple and the Prophetic Critique

 So Samuel reported all the words of the LORD to the people who were asking him for a king. He said, “These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and … Continue reading

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