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
Occurs in the Authorized Version as the rendering of various “Hebrew words. In 1 Sam. 17:7, it means a weaver’s frame or” “principal beam; in Hab. 2:11, a crossbeam or girder; 2 Kings” “6:2, 5, a cross-piece or rafter of a house; 1 Kings 7:6, an” architectural ornament as a projecting step or moulding; Ezek. “41:25, a thick plank. In the New Testament the word occurs only” “in Matt. 7:3, 4, 5, and Luke 6:41, 42, where it means (Gr.” “dokos) a large piece of wood used for building purposes, as” “contrasted with “mote” (Gr. karphos), a small piece or mere” “splinter. “Mote” and “beam” became proverbial for little and” great faults.
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