Discuss 1 Chronicles 17

  • S Spencer - In Reply - 1 year ago
    Abrahamic Covenant.

    Part 4.

    The Abrahamic Covenant also included a promise of blessing and redemption ( Genesis 12:3). All the earth would be blessed through Abraham. This promise finds its fulfillment in the New Covenant ( Jeremiah 31:31-34; cf. Luke 22:20), which was ratified by Jesus Christ, the son of Abraham and Redeemer who will one day "restore everything" ( Acts 3:21).

    Five times in Genesis 12, as God is giving the Abrahamic Covenant, He says, "I will." Clearly, God takes the onus of keeping the covenant upon Himself. The covenant is unconditional. One day, Israel will repent, be forgiven, and be restored to God's favor ( Zechariah 12:10-14; Romans 11:25-27). One day, the nation of Israel will possess the entire territory promised to them. One day, the Messiah will return to set up His throne, and through His righteous rule the whole world will be blessed with an abundance of peace, pleasure, and prosperity.

    There will have an article highlighting the Abrahamic Covenant.


    The Davidic Covenant refers to God's promises to David through Nathan the prophet and is found in 2 Samuel 7 and later summarized in 1 Chronicles 17:11-14 and 2 Chronicles 6:16. This is an unconditional covenant made between God and David through which God promises David and Israel that the Messiah (Jesus Christ) would come from the lineage of David and the tribe of Judah and would establish a kingdom that would endure forever. The Davidic Covenant is unconditional because God does not place any conditions of obedience upon its fulfillment. The surety of the promises made rests solely on God's faithfulness and does not depend at all on David or Israel's obedience.


    See the Davidic Covenant.
  • Adam - In Reply - 1 year ago
    Thanks for sharing the scripture.

    Do you believe this is a metaphor or do you actually believe you were physically crucified with Christ around 2,000 years ago.

    John 15:5 says Jesus is the vine and "ye are the branches." Do you believe you are actually just a branch? And do you believe Jesus is literally a vine and nothing else?

    If those are the metaphors they obviously are, why do you assume ye are gods is not a metaphor in Psalms 82:6? Isn't that cherry picking something to suit your chosen narrative? In the same sentence it also says ye are children, so if this was honestly applied you would then be a literal child? Otherwise its just cherry picking the gods metaphor which could be considered intellectually dishonest. Are Gods children? Do you really believe there's more than one God, despite what so many other scriptures say?

    Even the same author of Psalms only 4 chapters later says there's only one God in Psalm 86:10 "thou art God alone". Do you believe this verse just as much the other one you like? How about all the other verses that clearly say there's only one God like 1 Corinthians 8:6, 2 Samuel 7:22, Deuteronomy 4:39, 1 Chronicles 17:20. Why would someone ignore all these but only focus on believing a metaphor in half of one verse is not one instead?

    Shouldn't we be using discernment and reading the Bible with an open heart to what God is teaching us rather than the other way around? Just like kings and rulers are called lords (lowercase to show context), gods does not mean God. Anyone who cherry picks and claims they are a god is really deceived and this comes from satan. Satan loves deceiving people in this way and it has his signature all over it. God bless.
  • Ronald L Whittemore - In Reply on Genesis 6 - 3 years ago
    Neville Stewart

    There are two primary views on the identity of the sons of God and daughters of men. They were godly descendants of Seth intermarrying with wicked descendants of Cain. The major support for this interpretation is Genesis chapter 4 describes the ungodly generations of Cain, and 5 is the godly Seth line and the righteous line of Seth.

    Cain and Seth are both descendants of Adam and Eve so if the descendants of Cain's daughters were fair, so the daughters of Seth would also be fair so, godly vs ungodly would have to be the difference. Nowhere in scripture are the descendants of Seth called "the sons of God", but more as an adoption, "shall be my son" as Solomon and us today, who receive Jesus and are led by the Spirit of God are the sons/ daughters of God. ( 1 Chronicles 17:13) ( 2 Corinthians 6:18)

    The other view is angels who left their first estate and mated with women. Angels are called sons of God in Job, ( Job 1:6) ( Job 2:1) ( Job 38:7). Some say angels can not mate because of what Jesus said in ( Matthew 22:29-30). But all through scripture angels take on human form, they eat and drink and if they left their first estate it is possible. Scripture does not give a lot about this; we have 1656 years from Adam to the flood in only 7 chapters of Genesis.

    Scripture tells us there are devils, demons, and fallen angels but these angels are different they are locked in chains of darkness in the bottomless pit until judgment. ( 2 Peter 2:4) ( Jude 1: 6). The bottomless pit comes up in Revelation, another study.

    Also mentioned are giants/ Nephilim/ Rephaim "in those days; and also after that", before and after the flood. Whether these were offspring of angels' scripture does not tell us. The description in scripture is clear these are not just tall people. ( 2 Samuel 21:16) ( Joshua 12:4) ( Numbers 13:33) ( Deuteronomy 20:17) ( Deuteronomy 2:19-21) ( Amos 2:9).

    This is just a small amount of information, maybe it will get you started in your study.

  • ASEMOTA DAVIDSON on 1 Chronicles 17:25 - 4 years ago
    God is not a joker, he only says what he means and does always what he says
  • Fred scanlan on 1 Chronicles 17 - 4 years ago
    1 John 5:14-15 14 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:15 And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him. How to be confident that he will fulfill our desires according to his good pleasure! Be ye patient,stablish your heart unto Christ. Public Domain
  • Ampusam Symonette on 1 Chronicles 17 - 5 years ago
    I am thankful for the Word and so many opportunities these days to read and gain understanding I seek the aid of The Holy Spirit to assist me in understanding so I can have a better knowledge of God. Thank you for the Word. As a convert I have as an adult learn from scratch although the seed of desire was laid in the Christian Convent School I was sent to even as my parents were staunch Hindus.
  • Victoria on 1 Chronicles 17 - 6 years ago
    I delight in reading the Bible I feel power in this prayer.
  • Cynthia on 1 Chronicles 17 - 6 years ago
    Trying to find the verse sbout, not to tamper with God's property: paraphrasing
  • Peter A. Okebukola on 1 Chronicles 17 - 6 years ago
    God's favour over David still persists. He is not allowed to build a house directly for the Lord but indirectly by his son Solomon. As Daiod said in verse 27, whoever God has blessed, is blessed forever except if iniquity comes in. "...for thou blessest, O LORD, and it shall be blessed for ever."
  • LaVonne on 1 Chronicles 17 - 7 years ago
    "MasterProhet" God does not lie. As believers we should think on these verses also. Titus 1:2 God cannot lie. Heb. 6:18 It is impossible for God to lie, he is immutable (unchanging) James 1:17 No shadow of turning. This is because he is HOLY, HOLY, HOLY REV 4:8. His promises are faithful and true. We serve a truly awesome God. I love reading all the different comments.
  • MasterProhet on 1 Chronicles 17 - 7 years ago
    Numbers 23 19.God does not tell lies.
  • Calistra Narine on 1 Chronicles 17 - 7 years ago
    God is merciful and just.God keep all His promises to us.

    I corinthians 10.
    God will subdue all my enemies.
  • Dek Barbare on 1 Chronicles 17 - 8 years ago
    Nathan speaking God's word to David refers to a seed of his sons, and the house he shall establish forever, yet I hear this preached as Solomon and the house he build which is not correct, consider these verses 11-14 and compare to Hebrews 1 verse 5.
    The seed from David in which Jesus came was through his son Nathan (probably named for the prophet).
  • Nicola on 1 Chronicles 17:25 - 8 years ago
    I like this prayer. To put God in remberance of his word. He is faithful. Amen.
  • Manford malemia on 1 Chronicles 17 - 9 years ago
    David 's love for GOD is being shown here. He is determined to build HIM a house. His ungrudging immediacy in obeying HIS will is quite amazing in turning down his idea. HIS plan and timing are the best options.
  • Elias P. Soto on 1 Chronicles 17 - 9 years ago
    My God pleased to Bless my House that he gave us now house is Blessed for ever, thank you my Savior 1Cro 17 27
  • Cedric on 1 Chronicles 17 - 10 years ago
    i thank God for helping my study even though my father was died fast so many years i continue my study he help me a lot of thing i can not seen.i know God help me a lot of thing i continue in college of law even though i can pay all my tuition because he pay me a lot he is my side he is my hope.

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