1 Chronicles 27:1-29:30 Questions by Stephen Ricker
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David's Plan for the Temple
Questions for Study 11

1 Chronicles 27:1-29:30
Memory Verse: 4

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I. Organization in the Army of Israel (27:1-34)

1. How was Solomon's kingdom organized? (1) What seems to be the only purpose of the twelve district governors? (1 Kings 4:7-19, 1 Kings 4:26-28)

2. How was the officers of the tribes of Israel organized? (16-24) Compare Solomon's court to David's. (1 Kings 4:1-6; 2 Samuel 8:15-18, 20:23-26) What differences and similarities do you see?

3. How was David and Solomon's cabinet organized? (25-34) How is 1 Samuel 8:11-20 fulfilled? What can be learned from the organization of the kingdom?

II. David's Plan for the Temple (28:1-21)

4. How is the assembly described in this chapter different than the one described in 21:25-22:1? How did David describe himself and his place? (4-5) How did David know that Solomon was the one to build the temple? What was possible? (7) What can we learn about God's desire for everyone through this?

5. What can be learned about the Lord? (9) Where did the design of the temple come from? (12, 19) What final instructions and advice did David give to Solomon? (20)

III. Gifts for Building the Temple, David's Prayer and Humility (29:1-25)

6. What did David say to the people? (1-5) Why did he say that?

7. What did the people do in response to David's words (6-9) Why is it important to give willingly? How is their offering similar and yet different than tithing?

8. After everyone made an offering toward's the construction of the temple what did David do? (10-13) Where does wealth and honor come from? How are we in God's sight? (14-15) Why does God test our heart? (17) What did Solomon need to conplete the extensive work needed to build the temple? What does this say about charactor that pleases God?<

9. What was the general atmosphere of the celebration? (21-25) Does this make sense after giving offerings to the Lord? Who did they acknowlege to be the new king of Israel a second time? Where they sincere?

IV. David's Death (29:26-30)

10. How long did David reign? How is is life described? What books are listed as having a record of David's life?

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