Category Archives: 1Chronicles

Blemish or Blessing?

To be honest, I cringe every time I come across that name. There’s a part of me that wishes that it wasn’t mentioned at all. And there’s another part of me that wonders at God’s divine purposes in recording it … Continue reading

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Arise and Build

“Arise and work! The LORD be with you!” The words jumped off the page this morning as I was reading 1Chronicles 22. Here’s some thoughts on the passage I put down back in 2011 . . . . It came … Continue reading

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Blessed, and Blessed Forever!

Recorded both in 2Samuel 7 and in today’s reading in 1Chronicles 17, it is, for me, one of the most moving accounts in all of Scripture. David desires to build a permanent dwelling where God’s glory might reside. No more … Continue reading

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A Whole Heart and A Single Mind

They were his men. Many of them joined with him at the lowest of times and they stayed with him through the toughest of times. Others came to him as they discerned the working of God concerning the throne of … Continue reading

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The Cry from the Battlefield

True or false . . . Working through the opening chapters of 1Chronicles can be kind of tough going? True. Really true! True or false again . . . the opening chapters of 1Chronicles are God-breathed, “profitable for teaching, for … Continue reading

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A Source of Rejoicing

In a couple of hours Sue and I head out for a week long couples retreat. Don’t know how consistent I will be able to be with posting this week . . . I’ll try . . . but we’ll … Continue reading

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Owning It

It kind of comes out of nowhere. You’re reading along in 1Chronicles and David’s riding the wave. Military victory after military victory are recorded from chapters 18 through chapters 20. The chronicler recording twice in chapter 18, “And the LORD … Continue reading

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