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The First Three Kings of Israel

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A commentary on the reigns of Saul, David, and Solomon, covering 1 Samuel 8 through 1 Kings 12.

Table of Contents

The Reign of Saul

  1. Israel Desires a King
  2. Saul In Search of the Asses
  3. Samuel Entertains Saul
  4. Saul Anointed King
  5. Saul Defeats the Ammonites
  6. Samuel's Admonition To Israel
  7. Saul Usurping the Prophet's Office
  8. Rout of the Philistine Host
  9. Saul Sent to Destroy Amalek
  10. Samuel Anoints David King of Israel
  11. David's Victory Over Goliath
  12. The Friendship of Jonathan and David
  13. Michal Saves David
  14. David's Flight And Jonathan's Aid
  15. David's Flight into Philistia
  16. David in the Cave of Adullam
  17. David Relieves Keilah
  18. David Spares Saul
  19. Prudence of Abigail
  20. David Penetrates Saul's Camp
  21. David Escapes into Philistia
  22. Saul And the Witch of Endor
  23. Preparation for Battle
  24. Death of Saul

The Reign of David

  1. Reign of David
  2. Death of Saul
  3. Lamentation over Saul and Jonathan
  4. David Anointed King
  5. Death of Abner
  6. Death of Ish-bosheth
  7. David King over Israel
  8. David takes the Stronghold of Zion
  9. Ark of God Brought into the Holy City
  10. A House for the Ark Forbidden
  11. The Conquered Nations
  12. David Cherishes Jonathan's Son
  13. Hanun's Insult to David
  14. David's Great Sin
  15. God's Message and Nathan's Parable
  16. Amnon and Tamar
  17. The Widow of Tekoah's Parable and Absalom's Return
  18. The Rebellion of Absalom
  19. David's Flight
  20. Death of Absalom
  21. David's Return to Jerusalem
  22. The Revolt of Israel under Sheba
  23. Sons of Saul
  24. David's Song of Thanksgiving
  25. Last Words of David
  26. David's Mighty Men
  27. David Numbers the People
  28. Jerusalem Spared
  29. Abishag Nourishes David
  30. Adonijah's Rebellion

The Reign of Solomon

  1. Solomon Anointed King
  2. David's Dying Charge
  3. Solomon's Choice
  4. Solomon's Wise Judgment
  5. Security under Solomon's Reign
  6. Buildng the Temple
  7. Solomon's Temple
  8. Solomon's Houses
  9. Vessels made by Hiram
  10. Dedication of the Temple
  11. Solomon's Second Offerings
  12. Cabul
  13. Solomon's Cities
  14. Solomon's Fame
  15. Solomon's Throne
  16. Solomon's Navy
  17. Solomon's Army
  18. Solomon's Idolatry
  19. Solomon's Adversaries
  20. The Death and Burial of Solomon
  21. Revolt of the Ten Tribes
  22. Two Kingdoms of Judah And Israel

William Bruce