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(1Ch 1) The non-elect peoples of the world.

(1Ch 2:1-2) The elect people of God – the twelve tribes of Israel descended from Adam, Noah, Shem, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

(1Ch 2:3-4,7) Not all Israel according to the flesh are elect e.g. Er, Onan, Achan even though from Judah.

(1Ch 2:10-15) Nahshon the wilderness prince of Judah, Salmon the husband of Ruth, Boaz the husband of Ruth, David forebears of the Christ.

(1Ch 2:51) Salmon, husband of Rahab and father of Boaz, was the founder of Bethlehem from which both David and Christ came.

(1Ch 3:1-16) The royal line of David from which comes Christ. Christ descended from David’s son Nathan by Bathsheba 1Ch 3:5.

(1Ch 3:17-24) The line of David not extinguished by the exile but among returnees. Christ descended from Zerubbabel.

(1Ch 4:42-43) A tribe of Israel possesses part of the land of Edom – a foreshadowing of God’s people eventually possessing the earth.

(1Ch 2-9) These chapters testify to God’s faithfulness in preserving a remnant from exile for his glory as he promised through the prophets.

(1Ch 10) Saul is the anti-messiah i.e not trust in God’s word – leaves Israel scattered, exiled or dead – unlike David and the Christ.

(1Ch 11:2) The Christ is a shepherd and prince over God’s people leading them in and out c.f. John 10:3-4.

(1Ch 11:11-14,20-24) The single-handed victories of David’s mighty men over their enemies foreshadow Christ’s victory in God’s power.

(1Ch 12:17-18) Followers of David/Christ have their hearts joined with him, are clothed with the Spirit, prophesy, experience peace.

(1Ch 12:22-38) David’s followers as a great number, an army of God. c.f. Rev 7 i.e. 144000 and great multitude.

(1Ch 12:39-40) The followers of David/Christ with him eating and drinking at a messianic banquet celebrating his kingship with great joy.

(1Ch 13:10) Without the work of Christ, every man would be a Uzzah.

(1Ch 14:1-2) God exalts both his Christ and his kingdom in the presence of the nations.

(1Ch 14:8-17) The nations who gather against the Christ shall be defeated by his hand c.f. Armageddon c.f. Rev 19.

(1Ch 14:17) God shall cause the fear of Christ to fall upon all nations.

(1Ch 15:11,16) David the Prince of God’s people arranges the worship of God as does Christ.

(1Ch 15:27) IN David the offices of king and priest somewhat merge foreshadowing Christ c.f. Psa 110.

(1Ch 16:2-3) David/Christ provides sacrifices for sin and mediate blessing to God’s people. David/Christ supply bread of life and joy.

(1Ch 16:4-7,37-42) David/Christ orders the worship of God by the people of God.

(1Ch 16:8-36) David/Christ lead God’s people in worship in terms of both style and content.

(1Ch 17: 8) God makes David/Christ’s name great in all the earth.

(1Ch 17:9-10) God works through David/Christ to subdue all enemies (Edomites/Satan) so God’s people can live in God’s presence in peace.

(1Ch 17:11-12) Christ is David’s son through whom God will have his temple built.

(1Ch 17:13) Christ is David’s son who is also God’s beloved son.

(1Ch 17:14) Christ is David’s son who is confirmed in God’s house and rules God’s kingdom forever.

(1Ch 18) David/Christ defeats all nations.

(1Ch 18:14) David/Christ rules over God’s people in justice and righteousness.

(1Ch 19) No enemy who fights against the Lord’s anointed shall be victorious.

(1Ch 20) No enemy who fights against the Lord’s anointed shall be victorious.

(1Ch 21:1) 2Sa 24:1 says that God incited David but this verse says Satan incited him. God is sovereign in his use of secondary means.

(1Ch 21:13) The hope of salvation is to fall into the hands of the LORD whose mercy is very great as opposed to falling into hands of men.

(1Ch 21:15) Salvation described as God repenting (turning from) judgment.

(1Ch 21:16) Angel of the LORD standing between heaven and earth with sword stretched out – a rather apocalyptic type image c.f. Jesus Rev 19

(1Ch 21:18-19) Salvation as a prophetic word of revelation and the provision of a sacrifice for sin and guilt.

(1Ch 21:26-27) Salvation as an accepted sacrifice evidenced by fire falling from heaven and sword placed back into the sheath.

(1Ch 21:26-27) In NT Salvation is an accepted sacrifice evidenced by the resurrection of Christ and eternal death removed.

(1Ch 23) David’s work in providing/preparing materials for the temples construction point to Christ as the king who readies living stones.

(1Ch 22:6-10) Christ is the son of David who rules God’s kingdom in peace forever, is the son of God and builds a temple for God’s glory.

(1Ch 22:11-13) Christ is the uniquely obedient son of God on whom God’s presence rests.

(1Ch 22:13) ‘Be strong & courageous, fear not’. Words spoken by Moses/David to Joshua/Solomon. All four foreshadow Christ is strong.

(1Ch 23:2-6) David the Prince foreshadows Christ the Prince who orders the people of God for their service in God’s house.

(1Ch 24:3) David the Prince orders the priesthood of Aaron to serve as priests. Christ the Prince orders the priesthood of all believers.

(1Ch 24:7-18) The 24 earthly divisions of priests reflect the 24 heavenly divisions of the angelic-elders in Rev 4:4,10-11.

(1Ch 25) The 24 divisions of singers playing harps finds its heavenly counterpart in the 24 elders who sing and play harps in Rev 5:8-9.

(1 Ch 24-25) The arrangements for earthly temple worship are patterned on the worship in the heavenly temple as can be seen in Revelation.

(1Ch 26:1-19) 24 divisions of gatekeepers guarding access into the temple recall the cherubim guard to Eden and around God’s throne in Rev 4

(1Ch 27,28:1) In worship context 12 army divisions of 24000 men c.f. 12 x 12000 army divisions in Rev 7 also in worship context Rev 14:1-5.

(1Ch 28:4-7) Christ, like Solomon, is the Son of David chosen by God to build a temple for God’s name and glory.

(1Ch 28:11-12,19) The temple design and its worship were revealed by God’s Spirit to David – a pattern of the heavenly temple.

(1Ch 28:11-12,19) Christ by the Spirit of God builds a temple not built by human hands that better reflects the heavenly.

(1Ch 28:18) The chariot of cherubim, their outspread wings and the ark of the covenant portray God’s heavenly throne.

(1Ch 29:2,8) Like Eden and the New Jerusalem, the temple has gold and precious stones with particular mention of onyx c.f Gen 2:12, Rev 21.

(1Ch 29:10-13) David’s prayer has similarities with the Lord’s prayer.

(1Ch 29:14,16) Sovereignty – all material things for which we work come from the hand of God and are to be used for his glory.

(1Ch 29:17-19) Sovereignty – The desire of the heart to generously & joyfully give and be obedient is the result of God directing hearts.

(1Ch 29:21-22) When Christ is anointed king (ascension & 2nd coming) all nations worship, eat & drink in God’s presence and have great joy.

(1Ch 29:23-25) To Christ, the anointed Son of David, will all men bow and pledge submission. Solomon is a foreshadowing of Christ.

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