1 Kings

1:1 – 1:27 David’s old age – Adonijah self-proclaims kingships and the throne
1:28 – 1:53 Solomon made King by David
2:1 – 2:12 David’s death and final instructions to Solomon
2:13 – 2:46 Solomon’s rule firmly established
3:1 – 3:15 Solomon asks for wisdom to rule God’s people – Father pleased – Request given
3:16 – 3:28 Wisdom of Solomon shown between 2 women and baby
4:1 – 4:19 Solomon’s officials and governors
4:20 – 4:34 The wisdom and prosperity of Solomon
5:1 – 5:18 Preparations for building the Temple – Makes alliance with King Hiram of Tyre
6:1 – 6:38 Solomon builds the Temple
7:1 – 7:12 Solomon build his palace
7:13 – 7:51 The furnishings for the temple are completed
8:1 – 8:21 The Ark of the Covenant brought to the Temple – Solomon’s declaration to the people
8:22 – 8:66 31 Solomon’s prayer of dedication – Israel celebrates Feast of Tabernacles for first time
9:1 – 9:9 The Lord’s covenant with Solomon
9:10 – 9:28 Solomon’s gift to Hiram and accomplishments
10:1 – 10:13 The Queen of Sheba visits Solomon
10:14 – 10:29 The increase and wealth of Solomon
11:1 – 11:13 Solomon’s many wives – Solomon’s heart turned from trusting only God – God angered
11:14 – 11:43 The Lord raises up enemies against Solomon – Jeroboam rebels – Death of Solomon
12:1 – 12:24 The Northern Tribes revolt with Jeroboam – Rehoboam told by prophet to not fight Israel
12:25 – 12:33 Jeroboam makes 2 golden calf’s for Israel to worship
13:1 – 13:34 A prophet from Judah denounces Jeroboam – prophet dies for disobedience shortly after
14:1 – 14:20 The Prophet Ahijah prophecies against Jeroboam for all his wicked deeds ruling Israel
14:21 – 14:31 32 Rehoboam rules Judah – Shishak, king of Egypt invades Israel and ransacks the Temple
15:1 – 15:24 Abijam rules in Judah (evil) – followed by King Asa (good)
15:25 – 15:34 Nadab rules in Israel (evil) – followed by King Baasha (evil)
16:1 – 16:7 The prophet Jehu delivers message from the Lord to Baasha that he will be destroyed
16:8 – 16:20 Elah rules Israel (evil) – followed by Zimri (evil)
16:21 – 16:34 Omri rules Israel (evil) – followed by Ahab (evil)
17:1 – 17:7 33 Elijah fed by ravens
17:8 – 17:24 34 Elijah provided for through widow at Zarephath – miracle child – boy brought back to life
18:1 – 18:16 Elijah and Obadiah meet – Elijah calls for meeting with King Ahab
18:17 – 18:40 35 The contest on Mt. Carmel with prophets of Baal and Asherah (850 in all)
18:41 – 19:8 Elijah prays for rain – threatened by Jezebel – flees to Sinai
19:9 – 19:18 Elijah instructed to Hazel to be king of Aram, Jehu to be king o Israel, and Elisha as prophet
19:19 – 19:21 The call of Elisha
20:1 – 20:43 Samaria defeats Ben-Hadad’s army twice – Ahab spares Hadad’s life – prophet condemns Ahab
21:1 – 21:29 Naboth’s killed for his vineyard – Ahab humbles himself before the Lord
22:1 – 22:28 Jehoshaphat and Ahab join to attack Ramoth-Gilead – Prophet Micaiah prophesies Ahab’s death
22:29 – 22:40 The death of Ahab
22:41 – 22:53 Jehoshaphat rules Judah (good) – Ahaziahrules Israel (evil)