Chronicles in Review

We’re closing in on our final sermon on Chronicles.  We’ve been journeying through this often forgotten book and gaining insights for our walk with Jesus today.  As we close in on the end of the series here is a list of videos that our children have been viewing in Kids’…

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Abusing Power

Last week we looked at a series of kings of Judah who had some serious issues (2 Chronicles 21-28).  A number of them tried to consolidate their power by killing of potential rival siblings or officials.  One queen-mother killed off the rest of the royal family in order to set…

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Movement Towards Peace in Chronicles

If you click the link HERE, you’ll find a paper I wrote a few years ago for a class on Chronicles.  In summary, the paper looks at the role Chronicles plays in moving the people of God along towards God’s ideal of peaceful non-violence seen most fully in Jesus.  There…

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Obed-Edom

Last Sunday we focused in on a story from 1 Chronicles 13:13-14.  David begins to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem.  In a hasty attempt to load the ark on a cart pulled by mules, the ark begins to slide off and Uzzah reaches out to steady the…

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1 Chron. 10-20 Learning and Questions

One way we can be learning and growing together is to share our insights or questions with one another for further discussion.  Feel free to comment below about questions or insights you’ve seen as you’ve been reading this week. Let me start: One thing I have underlined in my Bible…

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Week 1 Videos

In case you missed it yesterday, we started our series on the Chronicles of the Kings.  We’re reading through 1&2 Chronicles over the next couple of months.  To help us get an overview of the book. we had a video to give us an idea of some of the major…

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How Bible Genealogies Preach the Good News

Here’s what I found as I flipped through the Christianity Today for Jan./Feb. that just came in the mail.  God is good!  Even in the mundane – even the boring – passages of Scripture, God’s good news is revealed.  Even these lists of difficult names are breathed into by God…

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Chronicles Overview

We’re getting ready to kick off our new series on the book(s) of Chronicles.  To help us keep an overview of the book in mind, the picture below might remind us of some of the big themes of 1&2 Chronicles.  (Hint: If you click on the image below it should…

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Reading Schedule for Chronicles

I’d love to have you read along with us through the books of 1&2 Chronicles over the next two months.  You can check back at this blog for further insights into the world of the text that we might not have time for in the Sunday morning sermons.  I hope…

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Chronicles of the Kings

Good worship.  Welcoming in the stranger.  Seeking to build peace among God’s people.  I suppose this could be a list of ideals for which we at Spring Creek are striving.  However, these are also some of the themes of the books of 1 & 2 Chronicles. Originally one composition, Chronicles…

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