Tag Archives: I Kings

Reflections on I Kings 8-10

Solomon dedicates the temple for the Lord.  Note: The Glory of the Lord – After Solomon moves the ark into the temple, the glory of the Lord fills the temple – just as it filled the tabernacle earlier. Yet the … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 6-7

Solomon builds the temple for the Lord.  Note: God’s Presence – God chooses to dwell in the temple Solomon built (6:13). He chooses to dwell among the people of Israel.  Today the church is God’s temple, and he dwells among … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 3-5

Solomon asks for wisdom and prepares to build the temple. Love the Lord – Solomon loves the Lord and walks in the ways of the Lord like David did (3:3). How is your love for the Lord?  How does your … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 1-2

David makes Solomon the next king and charges him to be faithful to God. Exalting Oneself – Adonijah exalted himself as the next king only to be humbled when David made Solomon king. Later Adonijah tried a new scheme to … Continue reading

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I Kings 1-5: The Call to Faithfulness

(2) God wanted David’s descendants to walk before Him in faithfulness with all their heart and soul (v4).  What does faithfulness to God look like in the context of v3? Why does faithfulness require us to pay close attention to … Continue reading

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