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
“In the Old Testament the rendering of the Hebrew word mamzer’,” “which means “polluted.” In Deut. 23:2, it occurs in the ordinary” “sense of illegitimate offspring. In Zech. 9:6, the word is used” in the sense of foreigner. From the history of Jephthah we learn that there were bastard offspring among the Jews (Judg. 11:1-7). “In Heb. 12:8, the word (Gr. nothoi) is used in its ordinary” “sense, and denotes those who do not share the privileges of” God’s children.
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