1 Chronicles 22:19 - Give Yourself Completely to God and Enjoy His Presence Eternally.
1Ch.22:19: Give Yourself Completely to the Lord and Enjoy His
1 Chr 22:19 (KJV) Now set your heart and your soul to seek the
LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the
LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy
vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the
1 Chr 22:19 (NIV) Now devote your heart and soul to seeking the
LORD your God. Begin to build the sanctuary of the LORD God, so that
you may bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD and the sacred
articles belonging to God into the temple that will be built for the Name
of the LORD."
1 Chr 22:19 (TEV) Now serve the LORD your God with all your
heart and soul. Start building the Temple, so that you can place in
it the Covenant Box of the LORD and all the other sacred objects
used in worshiping him."
1 Chr 22:19 (NCV) Now give yourselves completely to obeying the
LORD your God. Build the holy place of the LORD God; build the Temple
for worship to the LORD. Then bring the Ark of the Agreement with
the LORD and the holy items that belong to God into the Temple."
David admonished Solomon to trust the Lord and obey Him;
otherwise, he could never build the temple to the glory of God. [Wiersbe
David was most concerned about Solomon's personal rather than
public commitment to God. Solomon had to be devoted to the LORD and
obedient, or his accomplishments would be meaningless...... would all be empty
if not motivated by love for the LORD. [The 365-Day Devotional
Keep your eye upon his glory. Seek him as your chief good and
highest end, and this with your heart and soul. (Matthew Henry's
Those who desire to live in God's presence each day will be able
to enjoy that relationship forever. (Life Application SB re
Jer 29:13 (KJV) And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye
shall search for me with all your heart.