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
“Fortress of Chemosh, a city on the west bank of the Euphrates” “(Jer. 46:2; 2 Chr. 35:20), not, as was once supposed, the” “Circesium at the confluence of the Chebar and the Euphrates, but” “a city considerably higher up the river, and commanding the” ordinary passage of the Euphrates; probably identical with Hierapolis. It was the capital of the kingdom of the northern “Hittites. The Babylonian army, under Nebuchadnezzar, the son of” “Nabopolassar, here met and conquered the army of Pharaoh-necho,” king of Egypt (B.C. 607). It is mentioned in monuments in B.C. 1600 and down to B.C. 717.
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