In our Focal Scripture, in order that Solomon would be anointed as king in Gihon, David ordered that Solomon be made to ride on his mule. One significant fact about mules, according to animal scientists,
Before David summoned the three men in our Focal Scripture, Adonijah – one of the sons of David, had hijacked the throne. He believed the throne was his inheritance. While God was cooking something for
Before the emergence and enthronement of Solomon as king, David summoned Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada. Three men were drafted in to support the enthronement of Solomon. So
Our Focal Scripture speaks of how David summoned three men prior to the enthronement of Solomon as king. One of the men he summoned was Benaiah. The name ‘Benaiah’ is interpreted to mean ‘Yahweh builds’.
In our Focal Scripture, the captains who had just been notified about the anointing of Jehu as King of Israel, all proclaimed that Jehu is king. The captains announced Jehu’s elevation. They announced what God
It is instructive to observe that immediately after Jehu was anointed as king, the trainee prophet that performed the assignment gave him his first assignment as king. So this was not an elevation that Jehu