1 Chronicles 29

In the final chapter of 1 Chronicles, David makes final preparations for the temple and the handing over of the kingship to Solomon. David speaks to the assembly and tells them that because of Solomon's inexperience, he has undertaken to do all that he could to prepare the temple (v. 1). Moreover, on account of … Continue reading 1 Chronicles 29

1 Chronicles 28

David's words in chapter 28 are quite similar to chapter 22 and serve to bracket the temple preparations given in 22-27. In verses 2-7, David is retelling the Davidic Covenant (1 Chr 17) and God's promise to build David a house (i.e., lineage and kingdom). In David's mind, this will be fulfilled by Solomon. This … Continue reading 1 Chronicles 28