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
“Was high priest A.D. 7-14. In A.D. 25 Caiaphas, who had married” “the daughter of Annas (John 18:13), was raised to that office,” “and probably Annas was now made president of the Sanhedrim, or” “deputy or coadjutor of the high priest, and thus was also called” high priest along with Caiaphas (Luke 3:2). By the Mosaic law the high-priesthood was held for life (Num. 3:10); and although “Annas had been deposed by the Roman procurator, the Jews may” still have regarded him as legally the high priest. Our Lord was “first brought before Annas, and after a brief questioning of him” “(John 18:19-23) was sent to Caiaphas, when some members of the” “Sanhedrim had met, and the first trial of Jesus took place” (Matt. 26:57-68). This examination of our Lord before Annas is recorded only by John. Annas was president of the Sanhedrim before which Peter and John were brought (Acts 4:6).
Definition of Annas: “one who answers; humble”
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