The book of Chronicles is an detailed account of the main Genealogies order from Adam to Nehemiah . The chosen people of Israel the Lords people. It also describes the events of the Davidic Monarchy to the time of the Babylonian captivity. In it we see the Divinity of God by High calling,Great blessings,peoples ill nature and disobedience over and over and their apostasy which is worshiping other gods. Therefore the kingdom is suspended for 70 years. When king and people honored God there was peace and prosperity. When there was disobedient of the laws and apostasy there were adversity like war,captivity,famine,and pestilence. Galatians 6:7 says
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

Chronicle Chapter 1-9 The genealogies of people of the Lord Adam to Nehemiah. Adams 3 sons Japheth,Ham,Shem. In God` s purpose the oldest is passed over and youngest chosen as in Adam-Shem,Tehra-Abraham,Abraham-Issac over Ismael,and Jacob over Esau. Then the redemptive line goes through Jacob to Judah,Jesse,David which continues to the last of Judah’s kings

Chapter 10 – 12 The reign of David and his preparation for the building of the temple.He is the anointed of the Lord . He was King of Divine while Solomon King of Human.

Chapter 13-16 . Bringing the Ark of the Lord to Jerusalem , The presence of the Lord, this was his greatest achievement. God Blesses David and he praises God with a thanksgiving Song. He also teaches people the mercy of God in the sacred arc of Jehovah.

Chapter 17-21 Talks about the chosen one race-one nation-Israel,one tribe Judah,one family David and the Davidic Covenant.Divine implementation ,when David faltered, God overruled and that led to the fixing of the land for future temple by Solomon.

chapter 22-29 David was not allowed to build the temple but was allowed to prepare for it with materials,levites , priests,singers and porters etc. David gave charge to Solomon and to the Nation.

II Chronicles chapter 1-9 The forty years of reign of Solomon. He was promised wisdom,wealth and power and received them. He forfeited the length of days due to his Idolatry and died in 59 yrs.The Temple was built by Divine guidance

Chapter 10-36 The throne and the temple were to uphold and glorify each other but the disobedient of the people and apostasy the throne becomes their worst enemy of the temple. So one must go and God removes the throne and the captivity of both Israel and Judah and suspension of the throne of David. There were 20 Kings of Judah from Rehoboam to Zedekiah.Josiah was the good king ,he found the book of law and followed it and it pleased the Lord. Zedekiah did evil in the sight of the Lord including polluting the temple, and triggered Lords anger. Then the Temple was allowed to be burned which Jeremiah prophesied.Jeremiah 25:9-12

Jeremiah 30:11 gives hope
For I am with thee, saith the Lord, to save thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet I will not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished.


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