Apathy Results in Defiance

Solomon’s apathy towards God turns to defiance as he feeds his lust for women. 1 Kings 11:1-3 [1] But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians,… Read More

Indifference Leads to Distruction

King Solomon’s reputation precedes him as stories of his wealth and wisdom are heard around the world. One individual that hears the tale of this great king is the queen of Sheba. In fact, she is so intrigued… Read More

God’s Plan is Simple

About twenty years after Solomon took the throne, construction is finally complete. The Lord gives His approval of the temple as He reaffirms His promise to bless Solomon for obedience. But immediately following, the Lord then issues a… Read More

Depend Upon God

Today’s encouragement: Here some five hundred years after the Exodus, the house of God becomes a permanent structure. With great fanfare the desire of David’s heart is fulfilled by Solomon as God promised. The temple is complete and… Read More

For God’s Glory

Four hundred and eighty years after the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, construction finally starts on God’s tabernacle. This project will take seven years of skilled labor and the world’s finest materials to complete. You see Solomon… Read More

God’s Way is Best

Through the wars David waged, he established the peace that Solomon now enjoys. It is a time of prosperity in the kingdom as Solomon prepares to build God’s Holy temple. To do so, he will need the very… Read More