February 10, 2012, Reading

The First Book of  Kings   11: 29-32, 12: 19

11:29 And it happened, in that time, that Jeroboam departed from Jerusalem. And the prophet Ahijah, the Shilonite, wearing with a new cloak, found him on the way. And the two were alone in the field.
11:30 And taking his new cloak, with which he was covered, Ahijah tore it into twelve parts.
11:31 And he said to Jeroboam: “Take ten pieces for yourself. For thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: ‘Behold, I will tear the kingdom from the hand of Solomon, and I will give to you ten tribes.
11:32 Yet one tribe shall remain with him, for the sake of my servant, David, as well as Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel.

1 Kings 12

12:19 And Israel drew away from the house of David, even to the present day.


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