Kings

The Fall of the Monarchy

 

I.  The United Monarchy

A.  The Rise of King Solomon (1 Kings 1-2)

B.  The Wisdom of King Solomon (1 Kings 3-4)

C.  The Building Projects of King Solomon (1 Kings 5-7)

D.  The Prayer of King Solomon (1 Kings 8:1-9:9)

E.  The Greatness and Fall of King Solomon (1 Kings 9:10-11:40)

--> ECCLESIASTES - The Meaning of Life

--> SONG OF SOLOMON - The Guidebook to Godly Love

--> PROVERBS - The Sayings and Riddles of the Wise

 

The Divided Monarchy

A.  The Kingdom Divides (1 Kings 12:1-14:31)

B.  The Decline of Two Kingdoms (1 Kings 15:1-16:34)

C.  Elijah vs. King Ahab (1 Kings 17:1-19:21)

D.  God and Ahab (1 Kings 20:1-28)

E.  The End of Ahab (1 Kings 22:1 - 2 Kings 1:18)

F.  The Beginning of Elisha (2 Kings 2:1-3:27)

G.  The Miracles of Elisha (2 Kings 4:1-6:7)

H.  Israel's War with Syria (2 Kings 6:8-8:15)

I.  The End of Baal (2 Kings 8:16-10:36)

J.  Joash, the Good King that Went Bad (2 Kings 11:1-12:21)

--> JOEL - Locusts, Armies, and the Day of the Lord

K.  The Beginning of Israel's End (2 Kings 13:1-14:29)

--> JONAH - God's Grace on Nineveh

--> AMOS - God's Judgment During Israel's Prosperity

L.  The Decline of Israel (2 Kings 15:1-37)

--> Isaiah 1

--> Isaiah 2-5a

--> Isaiah 5b-6

M.  The End of Israel (2 Kings 16:1-17:41)