The Divided Monarchy

The Divided Monarchy - • Moved capital to Samaria (16:24)...

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The Divided Monarchy (1 Kings 12-2 Kings 25) The Kingdom divides Northern tribes reject Rehoboam at the assembly at Shechem. Jeroboam is made king (12:1-20) New capital: Shechem (12:25) o Makes two golden calves: “the sin of Jeroboam, son of Nebat” God rejects Jeroboam as king (14:1-8) Omri (1 Kings 16:21-28) He was a significant king. Israel had great military strength during his reign. Assyrians called Israel “the land of Omri”
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Unformatted text preview: • Moved capital to Samaria (16:24) • Marriage alliances: o Son Ahab marries Jezebel of Tyre, priestess of Phoenicia. She imported the worship of Baal. o Athaliah marries Jehoram of Judea. Elijah (1 Kings 17-21; 2 Kings 1-2) • Prophesy of the drought (17:1) • Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath (17:8-24) • Challenge of the 450 prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel (18:1-40) • Miracle of the rain (18:41-46)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course REL 1306 taught by Professor Small during the Spring '11 term at Baylor.

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