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1 KINGS

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The first study is a repeat of the last study in 2 Samuel as it covers the transition between David and Solomon


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The last study from
2 Samuel is repeated here as it covers the transition from David to Solomon
from 1 Kings 1-2.

1 Kings 1-2
and
1 Chronicles
22-23

Solomon's marriage.
High places and sacrifice
Prayer for wisdom - two prostitutes.

1 Kings(a)
3:1 to 4:34
and
2 Chronicles
1

Solomons officials.
Peace.
Labour and timber from Lebanon.
Solomon builds the Temple.

1 Kings(b)
4 to 6
and
2 Chronicles
2-3

Temple and Palaces.
Bronze items, Gold items:
Altar, Lamps, Dishes,
Sockets etc.
Ark of covenant installed.

1 Kings(c)
7-8
and
2 Chronicles
4-6

Temple.
God's dwelling.
Sacrifice : Atonemenmt.
Solomon's prayer.

1 Kings(d)
8
and
2 Chronicles
6-7

God appears to Solomon with a warning.
Building works.
Ships - Gold of Ophir. Queen of Sheba.

1 Kings(e)
9:1-28
& 10:1-29

God's instruction to Moses for kings. Solomon's wealth, horses and wives. God's love. Solomon's disobedience.

1 Kings(f)
11:1-13

God's judgement.
Death of Solomon.
Hadad, Rezon and Jeroboam rebel.
12? Tribes

1 Kings(g)
11:14-42,
12:1-24 &
14:21-24

Jeroboam sets up golden calves.
Man of God prophesied.
Old prophet misleads him.
Mauled by lion.

1 Kings(h)
11:29-39,
12:25-33 &
13:1-34

Jeroboam's son - illness - trickery - Ahijah's prophecy - death.
Wars.
Evil kings of Israel.

1 Kings(i)
14:1-31,
15:1-34 & 16:1-33




1 Kings continues with the 'Elijah' studies (HERE).

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