2 Chronicles
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31 32 33 34 35 36


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Injustice
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SAB: 2 Chronicles

Dwindling in Unbelief
-2 Chronicles



Intolerance in 2 Chronicles

  1. Solomon's Egyptian wife can't be around holy places. Is that because she is a woman or because she is an Egyptian, or both? 8:11

  2. Asa destroyed the temples of other gods and forbade their worship. 14:2-5

  3. "Nation was destroyed of nation, and city of city: for God did vex them with all adversity." 15:6

  4. "Asa ... put away the abominable idols out of all the land of Judah." 15:8

  5. "Whosoever would not seek the LORD God of Israel should be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman." 15:13

  6. Executing non-believers brings peace. 15:15

  7. "And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it." 15:16

  8. Hate the sinner -- or God will pour his wrath out on you. 19:2

  9. Only Levites can enter "the house of the Lord". "Whosoever else cometh into the house, he shall be put to death." 23:6-7

  10. God told Jehu to kill everyone in the house of Ahab and then later condemned him for it (Hosea 1:4). 22:7-9

  11. The priest (Jehoiada) tells the people to kill Athaliah and her followers. So they find her and kill her. "And all the people of the land rejoiced: and the city was quiet, after that they had slain Athaliah with the sword." (Don't you just love happy endings?) 23:14-15, 21

  12. "Then all the people went to the house of Baal" and broke its altar into pieces and killed Mattan the priest of Baal. 23:17

  13. Amaziah (who "did that which was right in the sight of the Lord") killed 10,000 people; another 10,000 he left alive to throw off a cliff "that they all were broken in pieces." 25:1-2, 11-12

  14. God was pleased with Amaziah when he was slaughtering Edomites and throwing people off cliffs, but not when he decided to worship other gods. So God decided to kill Amaziah and cause his army to be defeated by the Israelites. 25:16-27

  15. God makes Uzziah a leper for burning incense without a license. 26:19-21

  16. Pekah killed 120,000 people in one day and enslaves 200,000 women and children "because they had forsaken the Lord God of their fathers." 28:6-8

  17. "All Israel ... went out to the cities of Judah, and brake the images in pieces, and cut down the groves, and threw down the high places and the altars out of all Judah ... until they had utterly destroyed them all." 31:1

  18. Josiah, with the Bible's approval, persecuted those with different religious beliefs. 34:1-5

  19. God vows to "bring evil upon this place ... even all the curses that are written in the book." He says his "wrath shall be poured out upon this place, and shall not be quenched." 34:24-25