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
“Eagle, a native of Pontus, by occupation a tent-maker, whom Paul” met on his first visit to Corinth (Acts 18:2). Along with his wife Priscilla he had fled from Rome in consequence of a decree (A.D. 50) by Claudius commanding all Jews to leave the city. “Paul sojourned with him at Corinth, and they wrought together at” “their common trade, making Cilician hair-cloth for tents. On” “Paul’s departure from Corinth after eighteen months, Aquila and” “his wife accompanied him to Ephesus, where they remained, while” “he proceeded to Syria (Acts 18:18, 26). When they became” “Christians we are not informed, but in Ephesus they were (1 Cor.” “16:19) Paul’s “helpers in Christ Jesus.” We find them afterwards” “at Rome (Rom. 16:3), interesting themselves still in the cause” of Christ. They are referred to some years after this as being at Ephesus (2 Tim. 4:19). This is the last notice we have of them.
Definition of Aquila: “an eagle”
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