Did you know that 1 Chronicles 17 and 2 Samuel 7 are companion chapters?
I didn’t until today, specifically.
Today, as I began to read I said to myself, wait this reads like what I read a few days ago.
So, I checked, and yes 1 Chronicles 17 and 2 Samuel 7 mirror each other.
Even though the information mirrors one another, the account was fresh today.
A different portion lifted off the page today.
Here, let me share it with you.
I encourage you to either pick up your own copy of Scripture or use this LINK and read verses 16 – 27. Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.
David got the news, you are not going to build a House for Me.
He took it in stride and went to sit before the LORD.
And he began to talk to the LORD.
He said to Him what my daughters and I have said often.
16 Then David went in, sat before Adonai and said, “Who am I, Adonai, God, and what is my family, that has caused you to bring me this far? source
And as I kept reading:
19 Adonai, it is for your servant’s sake and in accordance with your own heart that you have done all this greatness and revealed all these great things. source
Have you ever read anything so beautiful?
IN ACCORDANCE WITH HIS VERY OWN HEART — and for the sake of His servant, HE has done these things.
Is GOD good to you?
Now you know why — simply because He is GOD and He wants to and because He is GOD, He can NEVER want to do less than GOOD for you.
As I close, please be sure to read verses 16-27.
You don’t want to miss the beauty, the wonder, and the awe.
In particular — let us shout this not only with our voices but our deeds:
20 Adonai, there is no one like you, and there is no God besides you — everything we have heard confirms that. source