I Chronicles 10-14: The rise of David.

September 15, 2015. Daily Reading: I Chronicles 10-14. Background: I Chronicles 5-9. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 10 The death of Saul and his sons: The narrative of the Chronicles begins in this chapter with the death of Saul and his sons at the hand of the Philistines, to set up the story of David and…

II Samuel 20-24: David’s final years.

May 26, 2015. Daily Reading: II Samuel 20-24. Background: II Samuel 16-19. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 20 The rebellion of Sheba: The kingdom under David certainly had its challenges throughout his reign, often with political confusion and mixed loyalties. As the aftermath of Absalom’s conspiracy is settling down, a worthless man by the name of…