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
How little! as nothing. (1.) A town on the eastern border of “Asher (Josh. 19:27), probably one of the towns given by Solomon” “to Hiram; the modern Kabul, some 8 miles east of Accho, on the” very borders of Galilee. “(2.) A district in the north-west of Galilee, near to Tyre, containing twenty cities given to Hiram by Solomon as a reward for various services rendered to him in building the temple (1 “Kings 9:13), and as payment of the six score talents of gold he” had borrowed from him. Hiram gave the cities this name because “he was not pleased with the gift, the name signifying “good for” “nothing.” Hiram seems afterwards to have restored these cities” to Solomon (2 Chr. 8:2).
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