How does this sunday school lesson apply today? Is this a parable or is it prophecy?
Conditions of acceptable prayer.
Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen - Specific Task(s) .... 3-16-08 Sunday School Lesson
I Chronicles 28:5-10, 20-21
I Chronicles 17:16 - Duties To God - PRAYER - Externals of Prayer - Sitting
"And" David the king came and sat before the LORD, and said, Who am I, O LORD God, and what is mine house, that thou hast brought me hitherto?
"And" - II Samuel 7:18 - Duties To God, INTERCESSION, For Ones Family
Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O LORD God? and what is my house, that thou hast brought me hitherto?
Verses 5,6 - Sacred Places, Solomon's Temple, And Enlists the People in the Work
"And" of all my sons, (for the LORD hath given me many sons,) "he" hath chosen Solomon my son to sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.
And he said unto me, "Solomon" thy courts: for I have chosen him to bwe my son, and I will be his father.
"And" - I Chronicles 3:1 - Genealogies and Catalogues - Miscellaneous Genealogies - David's Children
NOW there were the sons of David, which were born in Hebron; the firstborn Amnon of Ahinoam the Jezreelitess; the second Daniel of Abigail the Carmelitess:
"he" - I Chronicles 22:9 - Sacred Places, Solomon's Temple, And Promises That Solomon Shall Build It
Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies round: for his name shall be "Solomon," and I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in his days.
"Solomon" - That is Peaceable
Verse 7 - The Hebrews - The United Kingdom, If David's Example Be Followed
Moreover I will establish his kingdom for ever, ..... "if" ....... he be "constant" to do my commandments and my judgments as at this day.
if - I Chronicles 22:13 - Works of God - God's Providence in Moral Discipline - Their Prosperity
Then shalt thou prosper, ......if ......thou takest heed to fulfil the statues of judgments which the LORD charged strong, and of good courage; dread not, nor dismayed.
constant - strong
Verse 8 - The Hebrews, God's Chosen People, Canaan Promised
Now therefore in the sight of all Israel the congregation of the LORD, and in the audience of our God, keep and seek for all the commandments of the LORD your God: that ye may possess this good land, and leave it for an inheritance for your children after you for ever.
Verse 9 - Works of God, God's Providence in Moral Discipline, Final Doom of the Righteous and Wicked
And thou, Solomon my son, "know" thou the God of thy father, and serve him .... "with" a perfect heart and with a willing mind: ...... for "the" LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: "if" thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
know - Jeremiah 9:24 - Duties To God, JOY, The Duty of Rejoicing
But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which ..... exercise lovingkindness, .... judgments, and .... righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.
with - II Kings 20:3 - Duties To God, PLEADING IN PRAYER, By Good Works Past
I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.
the - Psalm 7:9 - GOD - Knowledge of Thoughts (You can read this scripture in your spare time)
if - II Chronicles 15:2 - Works of GOD, God's Providence In Moral Discipline, Contrasted Temporal Fortunes of the Righteous and Wicked
And he went out "to" meet Asa, and said unto him, .... Hear ye me, ... Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; ...The LORD is with you, ... while ye be with him; .... and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; .... but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.
Verse 10 - Sacred Places, Solomon's Temple, David Charges Solomon with the Duty
Take heed now; for the LORD hath chosen thee to build an house for the sanctuary: be strong, and do it.
Verse 20 - Sacred Rites and Forms, Dedication For Tabernacle and Temple, David's Gifts for Solomon's Temple
And David, said to Solomon his son, .... "Be" strong and of good courage, and do it: .... fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, even my God, will be with thee; "he" will not fail thee, nor forsake thee, ..... until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.
"Be" - Deuteronomy 31:7,8
And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land which the LORD hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it.
And the LORD, he it is that go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.
he - Joshua 1:5 - WAR, God's Hand in War, God Exhorts to Courage
There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
Verse 21 - Sacred Places, Solomon's Temple, David Charges Solomon with the Duty
And, behold "the" courses of the priests and the Levites, even they shall be with thee for all the service of the house of God: and there shall be with thee for all manner of workmanship "every" willing skillful man, for any manner of service: also the princes and all the people will be wholly at thy commandment.
the - I Chronicles 24:25,26 - Genealogies and Catalogues, Various Catalogues, David's Organization of the Priests
The brother of Michah was Isshiah: of the sons of Isshiah: Zechariah.
"The" sons of Meriari were Mahli and Muishi: the sons of Jaaziah; Beno.
The - Exodus 6:19 - Genealogies and Catalogues, Genealogies of the Tribes, Levi
And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: there are the families of Levi according to their generations.
every - Exodus 35:25,26 - Industrial Employments and Products, Furniture, Utensils and Mechanic Arts, Spinning
And all the women that were "wise" hearted did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, both of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine linen.
And all the women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun goats' hair.
"wise" - Exodus 28:3 - Sacred Persons and Offices, The Hebrew High Priest, The High Priest's Vestments
And "thou" shalt speak unto all that are wise hearted, "whom" I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.
Scripture reference used from
KJV, Topical Reference Edition, Crusade Bible Publisher, Mt. Juliet, TN