Table of Contents

 

Introduction

Title

Writer and Date

Scope and Purpose

Distinctive Characteristics

Outline

Message

Exposition

I. ISRAEL'S HISTORICAL ROOTS chs. 19

A. The Lineage of David chs. 13

Before the Israelites ch. 1

Before David ch. 2

David's descendants ch. 3

B. The House of Israel chs. 47

1. The family of Judah 4:1-23

2. The family of Simeon 4:24-43

3. The families of Transjordan ch. 5

4. The family of Levi ch. 6

5. The remaining families of Israel ch. 7

C. The Lineage of Saul chs. 89

II. THE REIGN OF DAVID chs. 1029

A. The Death of Saul ch. 10 (cf. 1 Sam. 31)

B. David's Coronation and Capital 11:1-9

C. David's Mighty Men 11:1012:40

D. David and the Ark chs. 1316

1. The removal of the ark from Kiriath-jearim ch. 13 (cf. 2 Sam. 6:1-11)

2. Restoring fellowship with Yahweh ch. 14 (cf. 2 Sam. 5:11-25)

3. The importance of the priests and Levites 15:1-15

4. The joy produced by God's presence 15:1616:6

5. David's concern for the universal worship of Yahweh 16:7-43

E. God's Covenant Promises to David chs. 1729

1. The first account of God's promises to David chs. 1721

The promises of the Davidic Covenant 17:1-15

David's response to God's promises 17:16-27

David's victories over his enemies chs. 1820

God's provision of a place for Israel ch. 21 (cf. 2 Sam. 24)

2. The second account of God's promises to David chs. 2227

Preparations for temple construction ch. 22

Preparations for temple service chs. 2326

The Levites ch. 23

The priestly divisions ch. 24

The musicians ch. 25

Other temple personnel ch. 26

Preparations for governmental order ch. 27

3. The third account of God's promises to David chs. 2829

The public announcement of Solomon's succession 28:1-10

The temple plan 28:11-19

Solomon's duty 28:20-21

The preparations for construction 29:1-9

David's blessing of God 29:10-22a

Solomon's accession and success 29:22b-25

David's death 29:26-30 (cf. 1 Kings 2:10-12)

Conclusion

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Bibliography