Tag: 1 Chronicles 21

BDBD is 1 Chronicles 21:18-30

The angel of the Lord responded when David repented (18). David was to make a sacrifice on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite. (18) This is the place that Abraham was about to offer Isaac as a sacrifice. This is the sight where David would prepare the temple to be built. Everyone saw the […]

BDBD is 1 Chronicles 21:9-17

2 Samuel 24:1-17 also records that the Lord gave David the choice of three punishments for counting the men able to fight. Actions have consiquenses. Trust, humility, and obedience will bring blessing. Doubt, pride, and rebellion will bring punishment. This is the clear message of the Chronicler(s). Is this true? It is true only for […]

BDBD is 1 Chronicles 21:1-8

2 Samuel 24:1-17 also records David counting the men able to fight. David ordered Joab, Israel’s army commander to count the mighty men. Joab knew this was wrong. He knew it was the Lord who gives armies strength (3). The Lord enables small armies to defeat large armies. David needed to examine why he wanted […]