And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification…
I. NOTHING IS NECESSARILY GOOD BECAUSE IT IS OLD. "Hast thou marked the old way which wicked men have trodden?" Habit, education, tradition, prejudice, play an important part in history.
II. THAT WHICH IS OLD IS PRESUMPTIVELY VALUABLE. Good lasts. Truth is as old as the hills. Application: Prove all things. Despise nothing. The present is a huge borrower from the dead past.
Parallel VersesKJV: And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.