2 CHRONICLES (parallels I & II Kings) THEME:
God's view of the Kings of Judah
A spiritual perspective on the kings that followed David: Obedience brings blessings; disobedience brings wrath.
2 CHRONICLES OUTLINE:
I. Reign of Solomon (1 - 9)
II. Reigns of Judah's Kings (10 - 36)
2 CHRONICLES KEY PEOPLE: Jeroboam
Jeroboam - led the rebellion against Rehoboam; reigned as the first king over the northern tribes
2 CHRONICLES KEY PEOPLE: Josiah
Josiah - Judah's last righteous king
2 CHRONICLES KEY PEOPLE: Rehoboam
Rehoboam - Solomon's son, who succeeded him as king; the kingdom split under his leadership
2 CHRONICLES KEY PEOPLE: Solomon
Solomon - Israel's wisest and most glorious king; wrote much wisdom literature; ended his life as an idolater with all his foreign wives, though, his repentance is expressed in Ecclesiastes.