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Monday 1 February 2021

When you choose a King

This week's Talking Heads Bible Study examines Chapter 17 of the Book of Deuteronomy.

We hear Moses warning Israel about the dangers they will face when they set a king over them. These prophecies are realized when Rehoboam succeeds Solomon in II Kings 12, and his harsh, rash behaviour leads to the kingdom splitting in two. Here is Hans Holbein the Younger's Rehoboam's Insolence:

Rehoboam's_Insolence,_by_Hans_Holbein_the_Younger

 

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