When jeroboam becomes king of israel, rehoboam flees to jerusalem from shechem. Rehoboam was solomons son and he became the next king when solomon died. The hebrew bible describes the reign of jeroboam to have commenced following a revolt of the ten northern israelite tribes against rehoboam that put an end to the united monarchy. It is also the story of rehoboam who was given the greatest kingdom on earth, but lost it. So jeroboam and all the people came to rehoboam on the third day as the king had directed, saying, return to me on the third day. Conventional biblical chronology dates the start of rehoboam s reign to the mid10th century bc. The retention of ahijahs prophecy makes clear that rehoboam s failure to heed his advisors was brought about by god so that the lord might fulfill his word to tear the kingdom from solomon and give it to jeroboam 2 chronicles 10. The first three kings were saul, david and his son solomon. Rehoboam, son of solomon amazing bible timeline with world. Chose a child before class to be the one giving the peer pressure. The kingdom divided rehoboam vs jeroboam the bible.
Rehoboam was a man who had great big footsteps in which to follow. Download our free mobile app for apple or android from the app store. His grandfather was a great warrior and a man of whom it was said that he had a heart after gods own. Upon his ascension to the throne, the people, lead by a servant of solomon, named jeroboam, made only one request of the new monarch. The rest of the tribes rebelled and jeroboam became the king of the other tribes known as the northern kingdom or king of israel. Subscribe to our free my catholic kids newsletter to get the ebook version of bible characters for advent and our jesse tree printable ornaments. For all israel had come to shechem to make him king. The king answered them harshly, and king rehoboam forsook the counsel of the elders. God had said that the kingdom would be divided, and we will continue learning about. King solomons troubles king solomon was the son of king.
Rehoboam is understandably angry so he assembles an army of 180,000 men for the purpose of trying to take back the rest of the kingdom from jeroboam. Verse 12 rehoboam is recorded in history as a king who did evil because he had not set his heart on. The people demanded a remission of the severe burdens imposed by solomon, and rehoboam, rejecting the advice of. So jeroboam and all the people came to rehoboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying, come to me again the third day. Entitled, the king who divides, we focus on the stubbornness of rehoboam, that caused his kingdom to be divided. Click here to download these illustrations and slideshow. If you are looking for any posts you have missed including part 1 of this study, you can find the table of contents by clicking here. Shechem see the post the tribes of israel and shechem why or if rehoboam choose this place for his coronation is not mentioned in scriptures but its history links it to jacob genesis 34. The people sent jeroboam to the new king to ask him to lighten the heavy load of labor and taxes that solomon had laid on them 1 kings 12.
Rehoboam definition of rehoboam by the free dictionary. Rehoboam, the king who divided israel kings week 2 youtube. Conventional biblical chronology dates the start of rehoboams reign to the mid10th century bc. Today i want to look at the grandson of david and to learn a few lessons from the life of the man who is remembered as the one who split the kingdoms of israel. Look for the download button below the video there. See more ideas about painting, kings of israel and golden calf. While solomon was still alive and jeroboam was working for him, a prophet named ahijah told jeroboam that god would take ten of the twelve tribes of israel away from solomons son rehoboam and give them to jeroboam 1 kings 11. See more ideas about kings of israel, old testament and bible. Rehoboam encourage each child to be a positive influence on others and to withstand negative peer pressure. Rehoboams mother, naamah, was an ammonitess, and thus one of the foreign wives whom solomon married. Led by jeroboam, they pleaded for a lighter yoke and promised to serve him if he did make their yoke easier. Rehoboam is thus as guilty as jeroboam or solomon for the split. Rehoboam tried to win back the revolted ten tribes by making war against them, but he was prevented by the prophet shemaiah 2124.
Rehoboam and the people living in his kingdom humbled themselves. Rehoboam enlarger of the people, son of solomon by the ammonite princess naamah, 1 kings 14. God let rehoboam have two tribes as part of his kingdom. The kingdom divides rehoboam was solomons son, but. Images for rehoboam and jeroboam engraving are provided by the blue letter bible and its partner ministries. And jeroboam and all israel came and said to rehoboam, your father made our yoke heavy. Rehoboam synonyms, rehoboam pronunciation, rehoboam translation, english dictionary definition of rehoboam. Credits to victory kids alabang for the video facebook. When jeroboam and all israel came, they spoke to rehoboam, saying, read more. Give each child a copy of the north star dot to dot.
One of my favorite enrichment activities tells the following story from president gordon b. In the revised version she is referred to as the ammonitess. At some point, jeroboam fled from solomon to egypt. Now jeroboam the son of nebat was still in egypt where he had run away from king solomon. The reigns of rehoboam and jeroboam learn the bible. So, he made two calves of gold, placed one in bethel and another in dan, and caused the people to sin by worshipping these idols. King rehoboam chose to listen to the unwise advice of his friends instead of the wise advice of his advisors. Jeroboam escaped to egypt and lived there for the rest of king solomons reign. Lessons from the life of rehoboam sermon by mark holdcroft. Rehoboam was officially appointed the new king when his father, solomon. But for a change, rehoboam actually listens to god when god tells him not to fight against his own relatives in the northern kingdom. Rehoboam was 41 years old when he became king, and he reigned for seventeen years in jerusalem, the city where the lord had chosen from all the tribes of israel to place his name. The kingdom divides a free story planner pdf can be downloaded. The kingdom divides rehoboam was solomons son, but when he became king the people of israel revolted and chose jeroboam to be king.
The hebrew bible describes the reign of jeroboam to have commenced following a revolt of the ten northern israelite tribes against rehoboam that put an. Rehoboam raised an army from judah and benjamin, but was forbidden by god to attack 1kgs. This judgment against solomons house came because they had forsaken god and worshiped idols verse 33. All the people gathered at shechem to make rehoboam the king. Aug 16, 2012 rehoboam was the son of king solomon of israel. His first major act was to decide on how his servants would be handled in terms of their working conditions. Rehoboam reigned over the southern tribe of judah but lost control of the northern tribes to jeroboam.
Rehoboam, son of solomon amazing bible timeline with. But when rehoboam went to shechem to be installed as king of israel, jeroboam returned. In the fifth year of rehoboam s reign, shishak, one of the kings of egypt of the assyrian dynasty, stirred up, no doubt, by jeroboam his sonin. The king said to his wife, when i was a servant of solomon, a prophet told me that id become king of the northern ten tribes of. Rehoboam ruled the kingdom of judah after is split apart from the northern king of israel ruled by the rival king jeroboam. The events of their reigns are recorded chiefly in 1 and 2 kings and 2 chronicles jeroboam i 10th century bce, son of nebat, was a corvee overseer under solomon, who incurred the suspicion of the king as an instrument of the popular democratic and prophetic parties. Ppt mistakes of rehoboam powerpoint presentation free. He told king rehoboam that the taxes were too hard for the people to pay, but rehoboam wouldnt listen. So plenty people from there, begin travel go jerusalem so that they fit serve jehovah the way e wantam. He reigned seventeen years in jerusalem, the city which the lord had chosen out of all the tribes of israel, to put his name there. Jerusalem submitted to the invader, who plundered the temple and virtually reduced the kingdom to the position of a vassal of egypt 1 kings 14. Apr 28, 2012 jeroboam, now ruling as king over israel then thought to himself that with the people still going to jerusalem to sacrifice to god, their hearts might be drawn back to god and to rehoboam. Because rehoboam humbled himself, the lords anger turned from him, and he was not totally destroyed. In the fifth year of rehoboams reign, shishak, one of the kings of egypt of the assyrian dynasty, stirred up, no doubt, by jeroboam his sonin.
Jan 02, 2020 while solomon was still alive and jeroboam was working for him, a prophet named ahijah told jeroboam that god would take ten of the twelve tribes of israel away from solomons son rehoboam and give them to jeroboam 1 kings 11. The people sent word to jeroboam who was still in egypt, and when he. I was going to make a diagram of the tabernacle for you, but i happened upon this beautiful one when i was studying. Jeroboam, in the bible, either of two kings of northern israel. Nov 06, 2014 rehoboamjeroboam legacy posted on november 6, 2014 by mark in looking at rehoboam and jeroboam and the mess they left there are some things i have wondered about and then there are some shadows of their behavior that really are just scary. Rating is available when the video has been rented. Rehoboam and jeroboam too much me and not enough we. This is the sad story of how jeroboam was offered so much, but lost it all. Jeroboam then fortified shechem and peniel, instituted pagan rites, and waged a relentless struggle against rehoboam 1kgs. Jeroboam and rehoboam video kings of israel, bible class. When jeroboam heard the news, he returned from egypt. Rehoboam was fortyone years old when he became king. When jeroboam the son of nebat heard of it for he was in egypt where he had fled from the presence of king solomon, jeroboam returned from egypt. The king said to his wife, when i was a servant of solomon, a prophet told me that id become king of the northern ten tribes of israel.
The people sent word to jeroboam who was still in egypt, and when he heard the news, he went to shechem also. In the revised version she is referred to as the ammonitess biblical narrative. Lessons from the life of rehoboam sermon by mark holdcroft, 2. The purpose of the lesson is to encourage each child to be a positive influence on others and to withstand negative peer pressure. Rehoboam definition is an oversize wine bottle holding about five quarts. He spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, my father made your yoke heavy, but i will add to it. Rehoboam article about rehoboam by the free dictionary. Rehoboam took over as king in place of solomon his father. Shortly after he became ruler, the israelites revolted against his authority. Then jeroboam and all the people of israel came and said to rehoboam, your father made our load heavy. Prior to solomons death, jeroboam the ephraimite, a young overseer of the forced labour battalions of the house of joseph in the north, had encountered ahijah, a prophet from the old shrine of the. It is also important in the start of the nation with joshua because this is where the blessings and curses were recited deuteronomy. Rehoboam s mother, naamah, was an ammonitess, and thus one of the foreign wives whom solomon married. Find highquality jeroboam stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images.
Ppt mistakes of rehoboam powerpoint presentation free to. In looking at rehoboam and jeroboam and the mess they left there are some things i have wondered about and then there are some shadows of their behavior that really are just scary. Hieroboam was the first king of the northern kingdom of israel. Alan and randy sat down at the high place made by jeroboam and discussed the. The places of rehoboam and jeroboam marks bible study. When solomon died after ruling forty years, jeroboam came back from egypt. Folly, fortresses, and futility christ covenant church. Son and successor of solomon and first king of judah. He is found on the amazing bible timeline with world history at the end of solomons reign 990 bc. He told them to return in three days for a response.
It is also important in the start of the nation with joshua because this is where the blessings and curses. Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. The people complained to rehoboam that solomon had made their lives hard and they wanted him to. He was solomons son and he became the king after solomon died. The people complained to rehoboam that solomon had made their lives hard and they wanted him. After a day of good, hard labor, my younger brother sherm and. To download this video, go directly to the video page on vimeo by clicking the invideo title above. Mar 27, 2017 the kingdom divides rehoboam was solomons son, but when he became king the people of israel revolted and chose jeroboam to be king. It shows the images with a short description of what is happening in each scene. When rehoboam becomes king, ten tribes rebel and choose jeroboam to rule over them.1449 887 51 410 1351 523 925 819 1192 995 1135 1583 287 118 1634 1269 1504 517 615 657 271 1004 1358 1509 614 744 1454 757 1268 567 721 1374 429 689 1373 174 1118 186 1221 285 1143