2 Chronicles 1

Sermon Text: 

2 Chronicles 1


Sermon Summary:

  1. Solomon founds his rule on a dependance of God and love of His law. 
  2. Solomon desires what would make him the best servant of God and Shepherd of His people. 
  3. In response to Solomon’s dependance and humility, God establishes and honours Solomon
  4. Christ demonstrated perfect humility and faithfulness, for which He will be eternally glorified and His kingdom eternally established. 

Discussion Questions:

  1. What was the significance of Solomon going to Gibeon and sacrificing a thousand burnt offerings?
  2. What is the reason Solomon asks God for wisdom?
  3. What would it mean that Solomon desires that God would “let your word to David my father be now fulfilled”?
  4. Why is God so pleased with Solomon’s request?
  5. What is the reason for the Chronicler explaining the great wealth of Solomon in verses 14-17)?
  6. How does Jesus exemplify Solomon’s quality of choosing what would benefit His people over Himself?
  7. How does God respond to the humility and faithfulness of Jesus?