Posts with the tag “1-kings”

1 Kings 13:1-34
January 24th, 2018
Through the story of the holy man and the old prophet, Jeremiah gives us an extremely clear example of ways in which even the most holy can be tempted. Furthermore, he shows us that even when followin...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Kings 10:1-13
January 22nd, 2018
In this passage, King Solomon's wisdom and fame has started to spread throughout Israel, and attracted the attention of the Queen of Sheba. She decided to pay him a visit to find out if he lived up to...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Kings 8:22-61
January 19th, 2018
Let's get some context before we dive into this because you know what they say, context matters.At the beginning of this chapter, the ark of the covenant had been brought to the temple that Solomon ha...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Kings 3:16-28
January 18th, 2018
King Solomon, the King of Wisdom, was revered by all of Israel as the wisest man on earth. In this account, two women claim the same child as their own. Solomon proposed that the baby be cut in half, ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Kings 3:1-15
January 17th, 2018
King Solomon, ruler of all of Israel was in a peculiar position. He was wealthy, a great ruler, and could have had his life go down a very different path. Instead, he chose to follow God and was bette...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Kings 2:1-12
January 16th, 2018
This passage starts off with David’s reign coming to an end and his son Solomon rising up to take his place. David is telling Solomon how to run the kingdom and serve God well. He tells him “So be str...  Read More
by Devon McCoy