For GOD’s sake

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying, “Now, O Lord, please remember how I have walked before you in faithfulness and with a whole heart, and have done what is good in your sight.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly. And before Isaiah had gone out of the middle court, the word … More For GOD’s sake

A sad tale

We come to a sad tale in 1 Kings 11, a tragic tale of the downfall of King Solomon. God had warned him not to marry foreign women, for they were bound to turn his heart away from the Lord.   But, not only did Solomon take a foreign wife or two, he married “700 wives, … More A sad tale

How rich was Solomon?

How rich was Solomon? 1 Kings 10:14&15 – “The weight of the gold that Solomon received yearly was 25 tons, not including the revenues from merchants and traders and from all the Arabian kings and the governors of the land.” 1 Kings 9:27&28 – “And Hiram sent his men – sailors who knew the sea … More How rich was Solomon?