1 Kings : Focus on the Bible Paperback

The Wisdom and the Folly

by Dale Ralph Davis

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A Bible study for the present times,  Dale Ralph Davis' look at 1 Kings is insightful, not only of Biblical depths, but also of its continuing relevance. 

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1 Kings : Focus on the Bible

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1 Kings is a continuation of a narrative of the history of Israel which begins in 1 Samuel and continues through into 1 & 2 Kings.

While we so often struggle with the events and issues of the book of 1st Kings, Ralph Davis helps us to see how it we can apply to the contemporary settings of the 21st century. As usual Ralph Davis uses pastoral application and laces it with his own sense of humour. He is noted for tackling scholarship head on.

1 Kings : Focus on the Bible by Dale Ralph Davis was published by Christian Focus Publications in March 2007 and is our 15296th best seller. The ISBN for 1 Kings : Focus on the Bible is 9781845502515.

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Part 1 - The Golden Age
1. Kingdom, Kingdom, Who's Got the Kingdom? (1 Kings 1) 
2. How Can a Kingdom Be Safe? (1 Kings 2) 
3. To Have a Hearing Heart (1 Kings 3)
4. The Wisdom Regime (1 Kings 4) 
5. House Plans (1 Kings 5)
6. Construction Report (1 Kings 6)
7. Interior Decorating (1 Kings 7) 
8. What God Has Joined Together (1 Kings 8)
9. Surveying the Construction (1 Kings 9)
10. A Light to the Nations (1 Kings 10) 
11. You Have Left Your First Love (1 Kings 11)

Part 2: The Torn Kingdom
12. Kingdom Crud (1 Kings 12:1-24)
13. Bootleg Religion (1 Kings 12:25-33)
14. A Tale of Two Prophets (1 Kings 13) 
15. The Beginning Has Been the Beginning of the End (1 Kings 14:1-20)
16. A Lamp in Jerusalem (1 Kings 14:21-15:24)
17. Evil Men in the Hand of a Good God (1 Kings 15:25-16:7) 
18. We Three Kings (1 Kings 16:8-28) 
19. Antichrist Casts His Shadow (1 Kings 16:29-17:1)
20. The Beginning of a God War (1 Kings 17:2-16)
21. Dare We Trust God? (1 Kings 17:17-24)
22. Will the Real God Please Stand Up? (1 Kings 18:1-40)
23. In Prayer and on the Run (1 Kings 18:41-46)
24. Shall the Psychotherapists Win? (1 Kings 19:1-18) 
25. Leaving the Farm (1 Kings 19:19-21)
26. Getting Clear about God (1 Kings 20) 
27. Getting Clear about God's Justice (1 Kings 21) 
28. Getting Clear about God's Word (1 Kings 22:1-40) 
29. The Folly and the Folly (1 Kings 22:41-53) 

Subject Index 
Scripture Index 

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Details for 1 Kings : Focus on the Bible

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherChristian Focus Publications (March 2007)
EditionRevised edition
Number of Pages352
Thickness18 mm
Height216 mm
Width137 mm
Product Code1001593
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