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
Or Bason. (1.) A trough or laver (Heb. aggan’) for washing (Ex. “24:6); rendered also “goblet” (Cant. 7:2) and “cups” (Isa.” 22:24). “(2.) A covered dish or urn (Heb. k’for) among the vessels of the temple (1 Chr. 28:17; Ezra 1:10; 8:27). “(3.) A vase (Heb. mizrak) from which to sprinkle anything. A “metallic vessel; sometimes rendered “bowl” (Amos 6:6; Zech.” “9:15). The vessels of the tabernacle were of brass (Ex. 27:3),” while those of the temple were of gold (2 Chr. 4:8). “(4.) A utensil (Heb. saph) for holding the blood of the victims (Ex. 12:22); also a basin for domestic purposes (2 Sam. 17:28). “The various vessels spoken of by the names “basin, bowl, “charger, cup, and dish,” cannot now be accurately distinguished.” “The basin in which our Lord washed the disciples’ feet (John 13:5) must have been larger and deeper than the hand-basin.
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