Solomon’s kingdom ends, and with it Israel’s Golden Age

From our daily Bible reading: 1 Kings 6-11 April 16, 2019   We’ve been talking about Solomon and the glory of his kingdom, how he was God’s chosen heir to David, and how he was the man chosen to build God’s temple. We read the story of his request for wisdom, and how God answered … Continue reading Solomon’s kingdom ends, and with it Israel’s Golden Age

Solomon takes the throne as God’s chosen son

From our daily Bible reading: 1 Kings 1-2 April 12, 2019   Today we’re starting into 1 Kings, reading the first two chapters, which detail David’s transfer of his kingship to his son Solomon. This is the first time that Israel has had a kingly succession, so as you would expect, it did not go … Continue reading Solomon takes the throne as God’s chosen son