The purpose of the writer of Chronicles and of Zechariah is the same—to have God’s people recently returned to Jerusalem, find connectives to their past and God’s fidelity to them. The history of the earliest beginnings comes alive for them in these writings, sometimes copies of the history of 1 and 2 Kings.
The newly constructed Temple finds the vast, inward, empty space filled with the sacred articles used at worship. Solomon’s work is done. He pauses as he looks at everything in place. He prays a model for prayer across the ages and through the seasons.
Place yourself among the throng of people hearing Solomon’s prayer. May the earnest pleas for his people become yours. What specific calls for prayer does the Spirit bring to mind as you pray along with this great King?
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Example: You keep your promises, Lord. v. 14
Tuesdays are dedicated to the Old Testament books of history
and the Hebrew “Writings.”
In the season of Kingdomtide this year we read Proverbs 30—32
and 2 Chronicles and Ecclesiastes 9—12.
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