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Week 30 I Chronicles
July 30, 2021
This week we will read I Chronicles. This book begins with genealogies tracing all the way back to Adam. Most of the men we have read about can be found here. Genealogy was important to people at the time Jesus lived. Combining the genealogy from Matthew with that found in I Chronicles provides a solid perspective for understanding many of the events and issues of Jesus’ time.
Chronicles also retells some of the events of the kings of Israel. David is told that Solomon will build the temple in Jerusalem. David accepts this and spends the rest of his reign gathering gold, silver, and preci...