1 and 2 Kings: Overview

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In the biblical narrative of 1 and 2 Kings, as we observe the movement from Monarchy to Exile, from blessing to slavery, God’s people decline further and further away from him– but we get lost in the complex interplay between the Southern and Northern kingdoms, and the lists of good kings, bad kings and prophets. What’s the big picture? Today’s Daily Devotional tries to help.