1 Kings Series: Searching for David’s Heart

1 Kings 15:1-7 New American Standard Bible Abijam Reigns over Judah 15 Now in the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, Abijam became king over Judah. 2 He reigned for three years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was [a]Maacah the daughter of [b]Abishalom. 3 He...
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1 Kings Series: David’s Heart

1 Kings 15:1-7 New American Standard Bible Abijam Reigns over Judah 15 Now in the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, Abijam became king over Judah. 2 He reigned for three years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was [a]Maacah the daughter of [b]Abishalom. 3 He...
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1 Kings Series: Protect the Gold

1 Kings 14:21-31 New American Standard Bible Rehoboam Misleads Judah 21 Now Rehoboam the son of Solomon reigned in Judah. Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which the Lord had chosen from all the tribes...
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1 Kings Series: What the Blind Man Saw

1 Kings 14:1-20 New American Standard Bible Ahijah Prophesies against the King 14 At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam became sick. 2 And Jeroboam said to his wife, “Now arise and disguise yourself so that they will not know that you are the wife of Jeroboam, and go to Shiloh....
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1 Kings Series: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

1 Kings 13 New American Standard Bible Jeroboam Warned, Stricken 13 Now behold, a man of God came from Judah to Bethel by the word of the Lord, while Jeroboam was standing at the altar to burn incense. 2 And he cried out against the altar by the word of the Lord and said, “Altar,...
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1 Kings Series: What Do I Do Now?

1 Kings 12:21-33 New American Standard Bible 21 Now when Rehoboam had come to Jerusalem, he assembled all the house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin, 180,000 chosen warriors, to fight against the house of Israel to restore the kingdom to Rehoboam the son of Solomon. 22 But the...
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1 Kings Series: Opportunity for Greatness

1 Kings 12:1-24 New American Standard Bible King Rehoboam Acts Foolishly 12 Then Rehoboam went to Shechem, because all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king. 2 Now when Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard about this, [a]he was living in Egypt (for he was still in Egypt, where...
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1 Kings Series: The Fall

1 Kings 11 New American Standard Bible Solomon Turns from God 11 Now King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women, 2 from the nations of which the Lord had said to the sons of Israel, “You shall...
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1 Kings Series: 1 Kings 10:1-9

1 Kings 10:1-9 New American Standard Bible The Queen of Sheba 10 Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon in relation to the name of the Lord, she came to test him with riddles. 2 So she came to Jerusalem with a very large entourage, with camels carrying balsam...
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1 Kings Series: Squandered Blessings

1 Kings 9:10-10:29 Cities Given to Hiram 10 Now it came about at the end of twenty years in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the Lord and the king’s house 11 (Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and juniper timber and gold, [a]satisfying all his...
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