Presentation on theme: "1 Chron. 15: Celebration of Ark coming to Jerusalem Singers, Musicians Trumpeters Overall musical leader 1 Chron. 16: Established permanent post of people."— Presentation transcript:
1 Chron. 15: Celebration of Ark coming to Jerusalem Singers, Musicians Trumpeters Overall musical leader 1 Chron. 16: Established permanent post of people to praise God. Asaph, writer of at least 12 psalms. (73)
1 Chron. 28: 13,19 David wasn’t meddling in God’s affairs. He was directed by God. 1 Chron. 23: 2-6 Summary of Organization of 38,000 Levites 24,000 to serve the House of God 6,000 to be officials and judges 4,000 to be gatekeepers 4,000 to be musicians
Reason the duties changed: 23:26 Wait on Priests Serve in the House of the Lord (Physical Plant) Purification of the holy things Baking the showbread and handling of meal offerings Daily praise of God Offer burnt offerings (!) Keep the Tabernacle/Temple, Keep the Holy Place, Keep the sons of Aaron (Priests)
24 major houses descended from Aaron became 24 courses of Priests. Each took turns serving at Temple Order chosen by lot (God decided) Luke 1:5 This organizational plan still followed almost 1,000 year later. 24,000 Levites serving in Temple ordered in the same manner
Ch. 25. Organization of musicians. Vs. 2-3 Prophesied? Writers of “authorless” psalms? Ch. 26:1-19 GateKeepers organized 26:20-32 Treasurers and judges appointed Reaction to Absalom’s claims?
100,000 talents of Gold 75 lbs/talent 3,750 TONS of gold! Currently gold is approx. $1,500 per ounce. $144 billion 1 million talents of silver 37,500 tons of silver
Urges people to follow God Urges Solomon to follow God and build the Temple Gives Solomon the plans of the Temple and the organization of the Priests and Levites Repeats his plea to Solomon to finish the Temple and rely upon God
The people are moved to make a large donation of their own. Vs. 9 David’s prayer: Praised God’s greatness Acknowledges that all riches come from Him Acknowledges that they are only giving back. Claims righteous motivation for giving Prays that the people will continue to follow God Prays that Solomon will stay strong in the Lord
Moses gave pattern for Tabernacle, David for Temple Moses organized ceremonial worship of feast days, David organized musical worship of Temple Moses instituted the priesthood and gave the Levites their duties. David organized the Priesthood and updated the duties of the Levites.