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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 1 Chronicles 12-16

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 19, 2018 Book of 1 Chronicles 12-16 12 David lives in Ziklag to escape Saul, and is even helped by the Banjamites, Saul’s tribal relatives. David’s leaders named, numbered, described – his army seems to be organised into groups of 30. There is three days of feasting after David is anointed king. 13 David gathers Israel together, and brings the ark from the house of Abinadab at Kirjath Jearim, where it had remained since the days of Saul. Uzza touches ark, and is killed by God. The ark stays at the house of Obed-Edom for three months on its way to Jerusalem. 14 The king of Tyre sends David cedar wood and other resources to build a royal house. God blesses David’s kingdom. David takes more wives, and has more children....

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 1 Chronicles 6-11

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 19, 2018 Book of 1 Chronicles 6-11 6 Family relations of Levi, Aaron, Moses, Samuel, Heman and Asaph listed. Temple musicians appointed by David listed. The cities and common-lands of the Levites listed. 7 Children, leaders, lands and numbers of descendants of Issachar, Benjamin, Naphtali, Manasseh, Ephraim, Joseph and Asher listed. 8 Descendants of Benjamin listed. 9 People who lived in Jerusalem after the exile listed: children of Judah, priests, Levites, gatekeepers, servants, singers and others. The ancestors and descendants of King Saul are listed. 10 Philistines fight against Israel at Mount Gilboa. Israel fleesm and Saul’s sons die. Saul falls on his sword, after unsuccessfully asking his armourbearer to kill him. The Philistines invade Israel. Saul’s armour and head are placed in the temple of Dagon. Saul’s body is rescued...

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 1 Chronicles 1-5

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 18, 2018 Book of 1 Chronicles 1-5 1 Ancestors from Adam to Abraham: Noah’s sons, Abraham’s, Ishmael’s, Esau’s families listed; Edom’s chiefs and kings listed. 2 Descendants of Jacob, Judah and Jesse to King David, and descendants of Hezron, Jerahmeel and Caleb listed. 3 King David’s sons and concubines, King Solomon’s decendants to Jehoiakim, and Jehoiakim’s decendants are listed. 4 Descendants, towns and occupations of Judah, Caleb, Shelah, Simeon and others listed. 5 Leaders, places lived, events, activities and battles of descendants of Reuben (denied his birthright as the eldest because he defiled his father’s bed), Gad and Manasseh. Commentary by http://biblesummarybychapter.blogspot.com/2011/02/2-kings.html See the Video  

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 2 Kings 22-25

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 18, 2018 Book of 2 Kings 22-25 22 Josiah becomes king at 8 years old. He does right, and rebuilds the temple. Hilkiah, the high priest, finds a book of law (probably an earlier version of Deuteronomy), which is read to the king. Josiah tears his clothes. Huldah the prophetess warns that judgment is coming against Jerusalem, but not in Josiah’s time. 23 Josiah publically reads book of law to all Judah. Josiah set a thorough programme of religious reform in motion. He also destroy the pagan altar at Bethel (fulfilling the prophecy of 1 King 13), and the high places in Samaria. A centralised Passover is held in Jerusalem. Josiah is killed fighting at the battle of Megiddo, fighting king Necho of Egypt, who was travelling through Judah to assist...

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 1 Chronicles 6-11

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 18, 2018 Book of 1 Chronicles 6-11 6 Family relations of Levi, Aaron, Moses, Samuel, Heman and Asaph listed. Temple musicians appointed by David listed. The cities and common-lands of the Levites listed. 7 Children, leaders, lands and numbers of descendants of Issachar, Benjamin, Naphtali, Manasseh, Ephraim, Joseph and Asher listed. 8 Descendants of Benjamin listed. 9 People who lived in Jerusalem after the exile listed: children of Judah, priests, Levites, gatekeepers, servants, singers and others. The ancestors and descendants of King Saul are listed. 10 Philistines fight against Israel at Mount Gilboa. Israel fleesm and Saul’s sons die. Saul falls on his sword, after unsuccessfully asking his armourbearer to kill him. The Philistines invade Israel. Saul’s armour and head are placed in the temple of Dagon. Saul’s body is rescued...

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 2 Kings 17-21

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 18, 2018 Book of 2 Kings 17-21 17 Hoshea rules Israel for 9 years, and disobeys God. Assyria imprisons Hoshea after uncovering his conspiracy against them, besieges Samaria, and takes Israel away as captives. The reason for Israel’s demise is its disobedience, and its rejection of repeated warnings. Assyrians settle in Samaria, which is now characterised by a mish-mash of different religions and religious practices, including Yahwehism. 18 Hezekiah rules Judah, and obeys God, removing the high places and destroying the bronze serpent of Moses which was worshipped idolatrously. Hezekiah defies Assyria, and subdues the Philistines. Assyria takes Israel captive. Assyria takes the fenced cities of Judah. Hezekiah tries to buy peace from the Assyrians, but Assyria threatens nonetheless. Rabshekah, the general of the Assyrian king Sennacherib, delivers an insulting speech...

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 2 Kings 12-16

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 18, 2018 Book of 2 Kings 12-16 12 Joash rules in Jerusalem 40 years, obeys God (though the high places are not taken away), rebuilds temple, gives temple items to Hazael of Syria to appease him, and is killed by his servants. His son, Amaziah, reigns. 13 Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, reigns in Israel, does evil, is delivered into the hands of Syria, and dies. Jehoash, his son, reigns, does evil, and dies. Elisha is sick, and dies. A man is buried with Elisha, and is revived when his corpse touches his bones. 14 Amaziah, the son of Joash, reigns. He is good, though does not remove the high places. Amaziah kills the servants who murdered his father, but not their children, because of what Moses had said regarding not...

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 2 Kings 9-11

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 9, 2018 Book of 2 Kings 9-11 9 Elisha calls a prophet’s son to anoint Jehu, son of Jehoshapat, king of Israel. The Lord intends to use Jehu as a tool of judgment against the house of Ahab. Jehu approaches Jezreel, where Joram king of Israel (son-in-law of Ahab and Jezebel) is recovering. Jehu kills Joram, whose body is dumped in Naboth’s vineyard. Jehu also kills the wicked king Ahaziah of Judah. Jehu also defenestrates Jezebel, whose body is eaten by dogs (fulfilling a previous prophecy). 10 Jehu bullies Jezreel into the killing of Ahab’s seventy sons. He also kills Ahaziah’s forty-two brothers. Jehu executes the remainder of Ahab’s family at Samaria. Jehu gathers all Baal worshippers in Israel and kills them. The golden calves remain at Bethel and Dan, however....

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 2 Kings 6-8

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 8, 2018 Book of 2 Kings 6-8 6 The sons of the prophet go to build a bigger house for themselves. While cutting down a tree at the Jordan, an axe drops into the water. Elisha takes a stick, throws it in the water, and the axe floats. Elisha gives the king of Israel information from divinely inspired espionage, so the king of Syria conspires to kidnap him at Dothan. Elisha and Israel are protected by a mountain full of horses and chariots of fire. The Syrians are blinded and taken to Samaria – their lives are spared, but they do not raid Israel again. Samaria is later besieged by Ben-Hadad, and people resort to cannibalism. The king is angry at Elisha for this calamity, and seeks his head. 7 Elisha...

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#BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study – 2 Kings 1-5

  Welcome to the #BAM #InYoFaceDevil Bible Study! August 8, 2018 Book of 2 Kings 1-5 1 Moab, which had been under Israelite control since David, rebels after the death of Ahab. Ahaziah is injured in a fall in his house, sends messengers to the god Baal-Zebub. Elijah prophecies against Ahaziah. Two sets of fifty soldiers who try to arrest Elijah are consumed by fire. A third set of soldiers asks Elijah to spare their lives, so he does and comes before the king, and repeats his prophecy against Ahaziah, who then dies. 2 Elisha follows Elijah. Elisha’s followers are called the sons of the prophets. Elijah strikes the water of the Jordan with his mantle, and it is divided into two. A chariot of fire carries Elijah to heaven in a whirlwind. Elisha receives the spirit of Elijah, and...

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