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June 16   - Day 167
* Scriptures below
* Introduction to the book of 2 Chronicles
* BOOKS on 2 Chronicles,
* Study Index: 2 Chronicles
* Chart: Kings of Judah and Israel
* Timeline: Some prophets of Judah and Israel

Baasha, Nadab's murderer, next king of Israel
Elah, Baasha's son, reigned; assasinated
Zimri, Tibni, and Omri soon followed
Omri was succeeded by his son Ahab
Asa, king of Judah, followed Abijah

King Asa Made A Treaty
(2 Chronicles 12-16)

Scripture: (83vs)
1 Kings 16 (34vs)
* The Lord sent the prophet Jehu to King Baasha
* When Asa had reigned 26 years in Judah, Baasha's son Elah became king of Israel
* Elah was assasinated by Zimri, who was burned alive and followed by Omri, whose son, Ahab followed him as king of Israel.
* Joshua's curse about rebuilding Jericho, fulfilled
2 Chronicles 15 (19vs)
* Prophet Azariah was sent to meet Asa and all Judah and Benjamin
* Oded also prophesied to Asa
* Many from Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon came to Judah because God was with Asa
* The people entered into a covenant, with animal sacrifices, to seek God
Psalm 81 (16vs)
"Sing aloud to God, our strength!
Make a joyful shout to the God of Jacob!
Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine,
the pleasant lyre with the harp...
2 Chronicles 16 (14vs)
* In the 36th year of Asa's reign, Baasha of Israel built up Ramah against Asa of Judah
* Asa appealed to Ben Hadad, king of Syria
* Hanani the seer confronted Asa of God's displeasure that Asa didn't come to Him for the help
* Asa jailed Hanani
* Three years later with diseased feet, Asa still wouldn't ask God for healing. Asa died.

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