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Oct 11: 1Chr 28 | Eze 37 | John 2-3

Reading 1 - 1Ch 28

"David was facing the end of his life. With typical faithfulness, there was one thing on his mind: the realisation of the great temple of Yahweh, for which he had set his heart. In his farewell speech he charges the elders of Israel to continue his passion for the temple, and to support his son, Solomon, in the great work to which Yahweh had committed him. David's glorious reign reaches a climax as the aristocracy of Israel is gathered together, and in the presence of Solomon, David makes his final request and exhortation. In his passionate address he sets out: