1 and 2 Kings Outline with links to question sheets by Stephen Ricker
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1 AND 2 KINGS OUTLINE

SOLOMON, THE THIRD KING OF ISRAEL (1:1-11:43)

  1. Our Lord King David Has Made Solomon King, 1 Kings 1:1-53 GO
    1. Old and Well Advanced in Years (1:1-4)
    2. Adonijah Follows Absalom's Example (1:5-27)
    3. David Makes Solomon King (1:28-53)
  2. Observe What the Lord Your God Requires, 1 Kings 2:1-46 GO
    1. If You Obey the Law and Walk Faithfully (2:1-4)
    2. Remember What These Men Did (2:5-12)
    3. Solomon's Kingdom Established (2:13-46)
  3. Ask for a Wise and Discerning Heart, 1 Kings 3:1-28 GO
    1. Solomon's Egyptian Wife (3:1)
    2. Since You Have Asked For This? (3:2-15)
    3. He Had Wisdom From God (3:16-28)
  4. Solomon's Wisdom, 1 Kings 4:1-5:18 GO
    1. Solomon's Officials and Governors (4:1-19)
    2. Peace on All Sides (4:20-28)
    3. Solomon's Wisdom (4:29-34)
    4. I Intend To Build A Temple (5:1-18)
  5. The First Temple in Jerusalem is Built, 1 Kings 6:1-38 GO
    1. The Layout (6:1-8)
    2. If You Will... I Will (6:11-13)
    3. Inside the Temple (6:14-38)
  6. The Ark Brought Into the Temple, 1 Kings 7:1-8:21 GO
    1. Two Palaces and a Hall of Justice (7:1-12)
    2. The Temple's Furnishings (7:13-51)
    3. The Glory of the Lord Filled the Temple (8:1-21)
  7. Will God Really Dwell on Earth?, 1 Kings 8:22-66 GO
    1. Let Your Word Come True (8:22-26)
    2. The Heavens Cannot Contain You (8:27-30)
    3. Seven Reasons Israel Will Seek the Lord at the Temple (8:31-61)
    4. The Temple Dedicated (8:62-66)
  8. The Queen of Sheba, 1 Kings 9:1-10:29 GO
    1. The Lord Appears to Solomon (9:1-9)
    2. Solomon's Neighbors and Wife (9:10-28)
    3. The Queen of Sheba (10:1-13)
    4. Solomon's Riches and Wisdom (10:14-29)
  9. Jeroboam and Solomon's Other Adversaries, 1 Kings 11:1-43 GO
    1. I Will Tear the Kingdom From Your Son (11:1-13)
    2. The Lord Raised Up Advisories Against Solomon (10:14-25)
    3. Jeroboam Will Receive Ten Because Solomon Sinned (10:26-43)
  10. ISRAEL/JUDAH -JEROBOAM/REHOBOAM TO AHAB/ASA (12:1-16:28)

  11. What Share Do We Have in David?, 1 Kings 12:1-33 GO
    1. I Will Make the Yoke Heavier (12:1-11)
    2. Israel Rebels Against the House of David (12:12-24)
    3. Israel's Sins of High Places and Idols (12:25-33)
  12. A Man of God Delivers God's Judgement on Bethal's Altar, 1 Kings 13:1-34 GO
    1. A Man of God From Judah Delivers the Word of God (13:1-10)
    2. A Prophet Lies to a Man of God (13:11-19)
    3. The Prophet Buries the Man of God (13:20-34)
  13. Jeroboam Rejected and Rehoboam Becomes King, 1 Kings 14:1-31 GO
    1. Jeroboam Tries to Sneak a Message From God (14:1-5)
    2. Judgement Pronounced Against Israel (14:6-20)
    3. Judah Did Evil During Rehoboam's Reign (14:21-31)
  14. 2 Kings of Judah and 5 Kings of Israel, 1 Kings 15:1-16:28 GO
    1. For David's Sake Abijah Reigned (15:1-8)
    2. Asa King of Judah (15:9-24)
    3. Israel's Kings Do Evil (15:25-16:28)
  15. ELIJAH, ELISHA, & OTHER PROPHETS DURING AHAB'S REIGN (1 Kings 16:29-2 Kings 8:15)

  16. Elijah, A Servant of God's Word, 1 Kings 16:29-17:24 GO
    1. Ahab, King of Israel (16:29-34)
    2. Fed by the Ravens (17:1-6)
    3. The Widow of Zarephath (17:7-24)
  17. The Fire of the Lord Fell on Mt. Carmel, 1 Kings 18:1-46 GO
    1. Obadiah, A Faithful Man (1-15)
    2. Elijah on Mount Carmel (16-46)
  18. God's Gentle Voice, 1 Kings 19:1-21 GO
    1. Elijah's Fear and Depression (1-8)
    2. The Lord's Love for His Prophet (9-18)
    3. The Call of Elisha (19-21)
  19. So That You Will Know I am the Lord, 1 Kings 20:1-43 GO
    1. Know that I am the Lord (20:1-17)
    2. Ahab Makes a Treaty with Aram (20:18-34)
    3. A Prophet Condemns Ahab (20:35-43)
  20. Naboth's Vineyard, 1 Kings 21:1-29 GO
    1. Naboth Holds Onto the Lord's Inheritance (21:1-4)
    2. Jezebel's Evil Plan (21:5-16)
    3. Judgement of Dogs and Birds (21:17-29)
  21. Ahab's Death, 1 Kings 22:1-53 GO
    1. Prophecies Against Ahab (22:1-28)
    2. Ahab Killed (22:29-40)
    3. Jehoshaphat and Ahaziah (22:41-53)
  1. Elijah Went Up to Heaven in a Whirlwind, 2 Kings 1:1-2:25 GO
    1. God Protects Elijah (1:1-18)
    2. Elijah's Glorious Departure (2:1-14)
    3. Elisha the Prophet of the Lord (2:15-25)
  2. Moab Revolts, 2 Kings 3:1-4:7 GO
    1. Moab Revolts (3:1-20)
    2. Water That Looks Like Blood (3:21-27)
    3. The Widow's Oil (4:1-7)
  3. Life in the Son and Death in the Pot, 2 Kings 4:8-44 GO
    1. Lay My Staff on the Boy's Face (4:8-37)
    2. Death in the Pot (4:38-41)
    3. Feeding of A Hundred (4:42-44)
  4. Naaman Healed of Leprosy, 2 Kings 5:1-27 GO
    1. Aram Man, See the Prophet in Samaria (5:1-7)
    2. God's Way Not What You Expect (5:8-14)
    3. May the Lord Forgive Your Servant (5:15-19a)
    4. Elisha's Servant in Error (5:19b-27)
  5. Lord Open the Eyes of These Men, 2 Kings 6:1-7:2 GO
    1. An Axehead Floats (6:1-7)
    2. Elisha Traps Blinded Arameans (6:8-23)
    3. Seeing But Not Eating (6:24-7:2)
  6. The Lord Causes the Arameans to Run, 2 Kings 7:3-8:15 GO
    1. The Sound of Chariots and Horses (7:3-9)
    2. The Lord Keeps His Word (7:10-20)
    3. Hazael's Pride Kills (8:1-15)
  7. ISRAEL/JUDAH -JORAM/JEHORAM TO THE EXILE OF SAMERIA (ISRAEL) (2 KINGS 8:16-17:41)

  8. I Will Avenge the Blood of My Servants, 2 Kings 8:16-9:37 GO
    1. Jehoram and Ahaziah Kings of Judah (8:16-29)
    2. Jehu Anointed King of Israel (9:1-13)
    3. Jehu Kills Joram, Ahaziah, and Jezebel (9:14-37)
  9. The Temple of Baal Becomes a Latrine, 2 Kings 10:1-36 GO
    1. The House of Ahab Ends (10:1-17)
    2. Jehu Destroys Baal Worship in Israel (10:18-36)
  10. A Covenant Between the Lord, King Joash and the People, 2 Kings 11:1-12:21 GO
    1. Athaliah and Joash (11:1-21)
    2. Joash Repairs the Temple (12:1-21)
  11. Only Judah's Kings Do What is Right, 2 Kings 13:1-15:38 GO
    1. Evil King Jehoahaz and Good King Jehoash, Two Kings of Israel (13:1-25)
    2. Amaziah King of Judah and Jeroboam King of Israel (14:1-25)
    3. Two Kings of Judah and Five Kings of Israel (15:1-38)
  12. Stiff-Necked Israel Falls (16:1-17:21), 2 Kings 16:1-17:41 GO
    1. Ahaz Hated the Lord and his Temple (16:1-20)
    2. Stiff-Necked Israel Falls (17:1-23)
    3. Samaria Resettled (17:24-41)
  13. JUDAH FROM HEZEKIAH TO THE BABYLONIAN EXILE (2 KINGS 18:1-25:30)

  14. Hezekiah Did What Was Right, 2 Kings 18:1-19:37 GO
    1. Hezekiah Becomes King of Judah (18:1-16)
    2. Assyria Threatens Attack (18:17-19:13)
    3. Hezekiah Prayer is Answered (19:14-37)
  15. A Miracle and a Poor Decision, 2 Kings 20:1-21 GO
    1. The Shadow Goes Forward Ten Steps (20:1-11)
    2. Babylon Saw Judah's Riches (20:12-21)/LI>
  16. I Have Found The Book of the Law, 2 Kings 21:1-22:20 GO
    1. Manasseh King of Judah (21:1-18)
    2. Amon King of Judah (21:19-26)
    3. Great is the Lord's Anger (22:1-20)
  17. The Covenant Renewed, 2 Kings 23:1-30 GO
    1. A Pledge to Keep the Book of the Covenant (23:1-3)
    2. Judah Cleansed (23:4-25)
    3. Yet The Lord's Anger Because of Manasseh Remained (23:26-30)
  18. The End of the Kingdom of Judah, 2 Kings 23:31-25:30 GO
    1. Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim, Evil Kings (23:31-24:7)
    2. Judah and Jerusalem Thrust From the Lord's Presence (24:7-20)
    3. Judah Taken Into Captivity (25:1-30)

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