1 Kings

Talks from 1 Kings can be accessed by choosing one of the lessons listed below. Within each lesson you will be able to listen to the 15 minute talk and follow along with the provided study guide. You will also find the audio file, and a transcript of the talk available for download. These files are free to use and duplicate (without addition or deletion).

Passage Title
1 Kings 1:1-31 David’s Declining Years;  Adonijah's Plot to Take Over the Throne
1 Kings 1:32-53 Solomon is Anointed King of Israel
1 Kings 2:1-12 King David’s Final Charge Solomon
1 Kings 2:13-46 King Solomon Righteously Purges All Opposition to the Throne
1 Kings 3 King Solomon’s Request for Wisdom
1 Kings 4 Solomon’s Administration, Prosperity, and Wisdom
1 Kings 5 King Solomon’s Preparations for Building the Temple
1 Kings 6 The Construction of the Temple in Jerusalem
1 Kings 7 The Construction of Other Royal Buildings and the Temple Furnishings
1 Kings 8:1-43 Solomon Dedicates the Temple to the Lord
1 Kings 8:44-66 Solomon Continues the Dedication of the Temple
1 Kings 9 The Lord Appears to Solomon;  Solomon Strengthens Israel
1 Kings 10 The Queen of Sheba Visits King Solomon
1 Kings 11:1-13 The Reasons for Solomon’s Downfall
1 Kings 11:14-43 Consequences of Solomon’s Sin
1 Kings 12:1-24 The Division of the United Kingdom of Israel
1 Kings 12:25-33 The Record of the Ungodly Deeds of Jeroboam I
1 Kings 13 An Unusual Story about Two Prophets from Judah
1 Kings 14:1-20 Ahijah's Prediction that King Jeroboam’s Son will Die
1 Kings 14:21-31 The Reign of King Rehoboam;  The Attack on Judah by Pharaoh Shishak
1 Kings 15:1-8 Abijam, King of Judah
1 Kings 15:9-15 Asa, King of Judah
1 Kings 15:16-34 Asa, King of Judah;  Nadab and Baasha, Kings of Israel
1 Kings 16:1-14 Baasha and Elah, Kings of Israel
1 Kings 16:15-28 Zimri and Omri, Kings of Israel
1 Kings 16:29-34 Ahab, King of Israel
1 Kings 17:1 Elijah Confronts Ahab
1 Kings 17:2-7 God Provides for Elijah
1 Kings 17:8-16 Elijah and the Widow;  The Miracle of the Flour and Oil
1 Kings 17:17-24 The Miracle of the Widow’s Son Raised to Life
1 Kings 18:1-6 Elijah Confronts King Ahab;  Obadiah the Secret Believer
1 Kings 18:7-15 Elijah Meets Obadiah
1 Kings 18:16-24 Preparations for the Confrontation at Mount Carmel
1 Kings 18:25-29 The Prophets of Baal
1 Kings 18:30-40 The Lord Answers Elijah's Prayer with Fire From Heaven
1 Kings 18:41-46 The Rains Return to Israel
1 Kings 19:1-8 A Change in Elijah From Courage to Cowardice
1 Kings 19:9-14 The Lord Teaches Elijah a Lesson
1 Kings 19:15-18 Recommissioning Elijah
1 Kings 19:19-21 The Call and Commission of the Prophet Elisha
1 Kings 20:1-12 The Northern Kingdom of Israel is Attacked
1 Kings 20:13-21 Israel’s Victory Over the Syrian Forces
1 Kings 20:22-30 Ahab’s Second Victory Over the Syrian Forces
1 Kings 20:31-34 King Ahab Makes a Treaty with the Enemy
1 Kings 20:35-43 The Prophecy of Ahab’s Death
1 Kings 21:1-16 Naboth's Vineyard
1 Kings 21:17-29 Elijah Confronts King Ahab about Naboth
1 Kings 22:1-18 Ahab’s Final Battle With the Syrians
1 Kings 22:19-40 Micaiah's Description of the Lying Spirit
1 Kings 22:41-53 Good King Jehoshaphat;  Wicked King Ahaziah