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
A gangrene or mortification which gradually spreads over the “whole body (2 Tim. 2:17). In James 5:3 “cankered” means “rusted” (R.V.) or tarnished.
“(Heb. yelek), “the licking locust,” which licks up the grass of” “the field; probably the locust at a certain stage of its growth,” just as it emerges from the caterpillar state (Joel 1:4; 2:25). “The word is rendered “caterpillar” in Ps. 105:34; Jer. 51:14, 17″ “(but R.V. “canker-worm”). “It spoileth and fleeth away” (Nah.” “3:16), or as some read the passage, “The cankerworm putteth off” “[i.e., the envelope of its wings], and fleeth away.”
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