1. Key themes

Key themes for 1 Kings 16:34

1 Kings 16:34 (ESV)

34 In his days Hiel of Bethel built Jericho. He laid its foundation at the cost of Abiram his firstborn, and set up its gates at the cost of his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Joshua the son of Nun.

  • The righteous man knows he finds true safety in following all of the Lord’s Word.

  • Unless the Lord leads the way, whether by Word or deed, man builds completely in vain.

  • Man trusts in either his own efforts and wisdom or the Lord’s.