Day Twenty Eight – David, Solomon, and the Temple

Our Scripture reading for today is 1 Chronicles 23 - 2 Chronicles 4. I know as I read through this this morning there were names of the Levites, soldiers, mighty men, artisans who would make the designs and so on, and so on. I did mark a few verses that stood out to me as …

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God’s House of Prayer

"And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves; and would not suffer that any man should carry vessel through the temple.  And He taught, …

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John 2:13-25

"And the Jews' passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, and found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting: and when He had made a scourge of small cords, He drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and …

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The Greatest Inheritance

"And it shall be unto them for an inheritance: I am their inheritance: and ye shall give them no possession in Israel: I am their possession." Ezekiel 44:28 (KJB) These latter chapters of Ezekiel's prophecy are of a future temple in Israel.  It is often referred to by today's teachers of prophecy as the Millennial …

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There is Judgment at the House of God

"He cried also in mine ears with a loud voice, saying, Cause them that have charge over the city to draw near, even every man with his destroying weapon in his hand. And, behold, six men came from the way of the higher gate, which lieth toward the north, and every man a slaughter weapon in …

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All the People Heard

The prophet Jeremiah was faithful in preaching, in delivering the word the LORD had given to him.  It was not a popular word.  The destruction of the city of Jerusalem and the temple, the captivity of the people, and it lasting for 70 years was not what they wanted to hear.  They had hired prophets, …

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A Warning to Rabble-Rousers and Trouble Makers

Please read Ezra 4 - 6... King Cyrus had given a decree for the Jewish people to return to their land, to Jerusalem, and to rebuild the temple.  Ezra was the man leading the building of the temple.  Many  of the people who were in the land tried to dissuade, and discourage them in the …

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GOD… With Men on the Earth

"But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee; how much less this house which I have built!"  2 Chronicles 6:18 (KJB) This is part of the  history of Israel as the remnant of returning Jews were reading it.  Preparing for their …

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A Tall Order

The Scripture reading for today is 1 Kings 4 - 6... "And the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying, 'Concerning this house which thou art in building, if thou wilt walk in My statutes, and execute My judgments, and keep all My commandments to walk in them; then will I perform My word with …

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