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
“Convener, or collector. (1.) A Levite; one of the leaders of” David’s choir (1 Chr. 6:39). Psalms 50 and 73-83 inclusive are attributed to him. He is mentioned along with David as skilled “in music, and a “seer” (2 Chr. 29:30). The “sons of Asaph,” “mentioned in 1 Chr. 25:1, 2 Chr. 20:14, and Ezra 2:41, were his” “descendants, or more probably a class of poets or singers who” recognized him as their master. “(2.) The “recorder” in the time of Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18, 37). “(3.) The “keeper of the king’s forest,” to whom Nehemiah “requested from Artaxerxes a “letter” that he might give him” timber for the temple at Jerusalem (Neh. 2:8).
Definition of Asaph: “who gathers together”
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