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
This word is found only in Matt. 23:23. It is the plant commonly “known by the name of dill, the Peucedanum graveolens of the” botanist. This name dill is derived from a Norse word which “means to soothe, the plant having the carminative property of” “allaying pain. The common dill, the Anethum graveolens, is an” annual growing wild in the cornfields of Spain and Portugal and the south of Europe generally. There is also a species of dill cultivated in Eastern countries known by the name of shubit. It was this species of garden plant of which the Pharisees were in “the habit of paying tithes. The Talmud requires that the seeds,” “leaves, and stem of dill shall pay tithes. It is an” “umbelliferous plant, very like the caraway, its leaves, which” “are aromatic, being used in soups and pickles. The proper anise” is the Pimpinella anisum.
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