If we were to read it with a more accurate understanding of some of the idioms and metaphors… let us just say this would not get a PG rating. Solomon was channeling his inner DH Lawrence, not his inner Shakespeare.
If you were granted one wish, what would you choose to ask for?
Solomon’s Temple served as a focus point in three ways. It was a place where God’s presence came down. It was a place where our praises went up. It was also the place where God’s promise was made. (pt3)
Solomon’s Temple served as a focus point in three ways. It was a place where God’s presence came down. It was a place where our praises went up. It was also the place where God’s promise was made. (pt1)
I think often most of our problem with regards to leadership is that we think we can do it.
In Solomon’s old age, they turned his heart to worship other gods instead of being completely faithful to the Lord his God, as his father, David, had been. (1 Kings 11:4) Read: 1 Kings 11:1 – 12:19, Acts 9:1-25, Psalm 131:1-3, Proverbs 17:4-5 Relate: At thirty-eight years of age, John gave up his legal studies and secular…
Unless the Lord builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. (Psalm 127:1) Read: 1 Kings 5:1 – 6:38, Acts 7:1-29, Psalm 127:1-5, Proverbs 16:28-30 Relate: In some ways I might not fit into the traditional role of what a man should be able to know and do. Pop the hood of a car and have…