Your people will volunteer
on Your day of battle.
In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn,
the dew of Your youth belongs to You.
I issue a decree that any of the Israelites in my kingdom, including their priests and Levites, who want to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.
The people praised all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
My heart is with the leaders of Israel,
with the volunteers of the people.
Praise the Lord!
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying:Who should I send?
Who will go for Us?I said:Here I am. Send me.
Let no one disqualify you, insisting on ascetic practices and the worship of angels, claiming access to a visionary realm and inflated without cause by his unspiritual mind.
his master is to bring him to the judges and then bring him to the door or doorpost. His master must pierce his ear with an awl, and he will serve his master for life.
Therefore, as He was coming into the world, He said:You did not want sacrifice and offering,
but You prepared a body for Me.
When the leaders lead in Israel,
when the people volunteer,
praise the Lord.
1 Chronicles 29:5
the gold for the gold work and the silver for the silver, for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now who will volunteer to consecrate himself to the Lord today?”
1 Timothy 3:1
This saying is trustworthy: “If anyone aspires to be an overseer, he desires a noble work.”
On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang:
“Tell the Israelites to take an offering for Me. You are to take My offering from everyone who is willing to give.
2 Chronicles 17:16
next to him, Amasiah son of Zichri, the volunteer of the Lord, and 200,000 brave warriors with him;
1 Chronicles 28:21
Here are the divisions of the priests and the Levites for all the service of God’s house. Every willing man of any skill will be at your disposal for the work, and the leaders and all the people are at your every command.”
1 Chronicles 29:9
Then the people rejoiced because of their leaders’ willingness to give, for they had given to the Lord with a whole heart. King David also rejoiced greatly.
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.
There was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment.
The sons of Izhar:
Korah, Nepheg, and Zichri.
For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.May God be gracious to us and bless us;
look on us with favorSelah
Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, an expert in the law of the God of heaven:Greetings.
1 Chronicles 29:6
Then the leaders of the households, the leaders of the tribes of Israel, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king’s work gave willingly.
You are sent by the king and his seven counselors to evaluate Judah and Jerusalem according to the law of your God, which is in your possession.
Israel chose new gods,
then war was in the gates.
Not a shield or spear was seen
among 40,000 in Israel.
A scribe approached Him and said, “Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go!”
You who ride on white donkeys,
who sit on saddle blankets,
and who travel on the road, give praise!
Everyone whose heart was moved and whose spirit prompted him came and brought an offering to the Lord for the work on the tent of meeting, for all its services, and for the holy garments.
You are also to bring the silver and gold the king and his counselors have willingly given to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem,
Listen, kings! Pay attention, princes!
I will sing to the Lord;
I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:14
But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? For everything comes from You, and we have given You only what comes from Your own hand.
who gave Himself for our sins to rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.
1 Corinthians 4:1
A person should consider us in this way: as servants of Christ and managers of God’s mysteries.
1 Chronicles 29:4
100 tons of gold (gold of Ophir) and 250 tons of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings,
King Darius gave the order, and they searched in the library of Babylon in the archives.