GENEALOGY WAS important to the Israelites. It was the basis for determining who was eligible to serve in the Temple and who was worthy to sit on the throne.
THE SECOND HALF of the Book of Joshua begins with a list of kings defeated by Moses and Joshua.
PSALMS AND genealogies again this week in our Old Testament study, but even here we find some very interesting nuggets.
WE CONCLUDE our study of the Book of Judges today with several incidents from the period between the conquest of Canaan and the establishment of the monarchy in Israel.
WE BEGIN our study of the second of the Historical Books, Judges. It chronicles Israel’s slide into apostasy and chaos, showing the need for a godly king to lead them.