Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
I went to church service recently in which a powerful and emotional solo called “I Feel Like Moving On” was sung. The more I listened, however, the more disturbed I became by the emphasis on
My Lord is Jehovah. (1.) The fourth son of David (2 Sam. 3:4). “After the death of his elder brothers, Amnon and Absalom, he” “became heir-apparent to the throne. But Solomon, a younger” “brother, was preferred to him. Adonijah, however, when his” “father was dying, caused himself to be proclaimed king. But” Nathan and Bathsheba induced David to give orders that Solomon should at once be proclaimed and admitted to the throne. “Adonijah fled and took refuge at the altar, and received pardon” for his conduct from Solomon on the condition that he showed “himself “a worthy man” (1 Kings 1:5-53). He afterwards made a” “second attempt to gain the throne, but was seized and put to” death (1 Kings 2:13-25). “(2.) A Levite sent with the princes to teach the book of the law to the inhabitants of Judah (2 Chr. 17:8). “(3.) One of the “chiefs of the people” after the Captivity (Neh. 10:16).
Definition of Adonijah: “the Lord is my master”
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