Solomon’s downfall came in his old age. He had taken many foreign wives, whom he allowed to worship other gods. He even built shrines for the sacrifices of his foreign wives. Within Solomon’s kingdom, he
God’s commandments were a beautiful gift to His people. They showed them how to maintain a personal relationship with God and how to live in peace with their neighbors. God’s laws turned the people from
Noting the length of time it took Solomon to build a house for God, one is reminded that the work of missions is time-consuming. It takes time to build relationships; it takes time to build
“Stony (Heb. marg. “Amanah,” perennial), the chief river of” “Damascus (2 Kings 5:12). Its modern name is Barada, the” “Chrysorrhoas, or “golden stream,” of the Greeks. It rises in a” “cleft of the Anti-Lebanon range, about 23 miles north-west of” “Damascus, and after flowing southward for a little way parts” “into three smaller streams, the central one flowing through” “Damascus, and the other two on each side of the city, diffusing” beauty and fertility where otherwise there would be barrenness.
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