Tag Archives: Solomon

Things vs. People; July 10, 2019


1 Kings 8:27 “But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!” For all of his failures, Solomon did say some pretty wise things. Here … Continue reading

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Good and Evil; April 5, 2019


Romans 16:19 Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil. Paul mentions more people by name in … Continue reading

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Aging; January 15, 2018


Ecclesiastes 12:1, 7 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— and the dust returns to the ground it … Continue reading

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Genuine Wisdom; July 7, 2017


1 Kings 11:4 As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been. Here we have the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Wealth; July 6, 2017


1 Kings 10:1 When the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon and his relation to the name of the Lord, she came to test him with hard questions. This story is a Hollywood favorite, because it has … Continue reading

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Wisdom; June 28, 2017


1 Kings 3:28 When all Israel heard the verdict the king had given, they held the king in awe, because they saw that he had wisdom from God to administer justice. This is one of the most famous stories of … Continue reading

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March 2, 2016


Ecclesiastes 11:10 So then, banish anxiety from your heart and cast off the troubles of your body, for youth and vigor are meaningless. That sounds like a bitter old man! In the first place, if we could get rid of … Continue reading

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