The book of 1 Chronicles records the lineage of the families of Israel. This is especially important for the purpose of confirming the bloodlines of Jesus Christ and of the Levites.
We must always be prepared to defend the Gospel but we must not argue with our brethren over less important matters. We have to guard our hearts and continually prepare them to seek after God to avoid falling away from God. We need to stay involved in spiritual activities to build up our faith. We must never fight against God. … Read More
We must prepare the upcoming generations to serve the Lord. We have to make plans now which might not be fulfilled for many years. We need to study and pray frequently especially when we are feeling week. These things strengthen our spirits and show God our appreciation for Him. When we are feeling weak we need to remember from where … Read More
We can learn a number of lessons from 1 Kings. For instance fathers should never forget their ability to exhort their sons to faithfulness. We must deal interact with each person differently depending on their personalities. All people are fated to die someday. We cannot overcome our failures if we continually dwell upon them. And respect for our parents does … Read More
All of God’s children will face persecution in their lives. We should never allow our critics to find weakness in our faith. We need to invite those who are skeptical about the Lord’s kingdom to come and see it for themselves. We must not accept rumors on face value. And some of the Bible’s strong statements are actually understatements.
Solomon strayed from the Lord when he began to gather numerous wives to himself from foreign countries. Many of his wives worshiped idols and they turned his heart away from God and into the same idolatry. We must have a love of God that motivates us to keep His commandments. We must never let anyone or anything become more important … Read More