Tag: Solomon

Chronological Bible: May 16, Even the wise can fall…

Read: 1 Kings 11:1-8 Your closest relationships have the biggest chance of turning your heart away from the Lord. In taking wives outside of the parameters God set, Solomon already showed his weakness in that area. From there,… Read More

Chronological Bible: May 14, Tend the planted garden…

Read: Ecclesiastes 5:1-8:17 “But this is gain for a land in every way: a king committed to cultivated fields.” –Ecclesiastes 5:9, ESV Growing up as a “city girl” in a farming community (“city” being 2300 people), I learned… Read More

Chronological Bible: May 13, Sorrow is wisdom’s co-pilot…

Read: Ecclesiastes 1:1-4:16 “For in much wisdom is much vexation, and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.” –Ecclesiastes 1:18, ESV Do you long for wisdom? Solomon forewarns that wisdom comes with sorrow. Partners, these realities have what researchers call a… Read More

Chronological Bible: May 12, Narrowing your focus…

Read: 1 Kings 9:15-10:29 “These were the chief officers who were over Solomon’s work: 550 who had charge of the people who carried on the work.” –1 Kings 9:23, ESV Solomon, the wisest man to ever live, delegated. his vast… Read More

Chronological Bible: May 9, Many a player, all one stage…

Read: 1 Kings 5:1-18 “Now therefore, command that they cut down cedars for me from Lebanon; and my servants will be with your servants, and I will pay you wages for your servants according to whatever you say…. Read More