The Kingdom of Israel flourishes after David's faithfulness but faces tragedy when the fruits of its wrongs cultivate a grave outcome in the Book of Kings.
Known as Kings 1 and 2 in English Bibles, The Book of Kings is originally a single book that recounts the rule of Israel's kings from David's son Solomon up until the time of Israel's exile, the final result of Israel's disobedience.
Will God's promised Messiah come to pass in spite of Israel's failures? Read more to find out! Note how the book's perspective gives the reader a bird's-eye view of the nation as a whole compared to the interpersonal focus of key individuals in the Book of Samuel. Some notable people in Kings, like Elijah and Jezebel, will also become symbolic representatives for certain themes in the New Testament. Watch closely.