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 maritime province in the south-east of Asia Minor. Tarsus, the” “birth-place of Paul, was one of its chief towns, and the seat of” a celebrated school of philosophy. Its luxurious climate attracted to it many Greek residents after its incorporation “with the Macedonian empire. It was formed into a Roman province,” B.C. 67. The Jews of Cilicia had a synagogue at Jerusalem (Acts 6:9). Paul visited it soon after his conversion (Gal. 1:21; Acts “9:30), and again, on his second missionary journey (15:41), “he” “went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.” It was” “famous for its goat’s-hair cloth, called cilicium. Paul learned” in his youth the trade of making tents of this cloth.
Definition of Cilicia: “which rolls or overturns”
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