Tag Archives: King Solomon

Something new in Proverbs

Reading through Proverbs can seem tedious, redundant and boring. Then out of nowhere I’ll catch something which really speaks to me, or something I had not taken notice of before.  Those times remind me the words in the Bible are chosen … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

“I denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my work, and this was the reward for all my labor. Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done, … Continue reading

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Prayer Today Affects Tomorrow

The Temple’s complete and the Ark’s resting in its place of honor. What a glorious day for the chosen people of God.  In celebration King Solomon prays a prayer of dedication.  There’s much to consider in his prayer.  For today … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

“A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.” Proverbs 22:1 In our world today it appears a good name holds no particular value. Its become more about riches; having more, … Continue reading

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Molten Sea

Wow, what a Palace! As beautiful and ornate as Solomon’s Palace may have been, I suspect it falls short of the glory we will discover in Heaven. Bible reading, if not careful, can become routine and ordinary causing us to … Continue reading

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Hey Dummy….

Proverbs 8:1 – “Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice?” this on the heels of Proverbs, chapter 7, where adultery is laid out in its entire splendor. I couldn’t help but chuckle just a little.  Not … Continue reading

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Wisdom Through the Ages

We need never guess why the book of proverbs was written, for Solomon, son of David tells us in the very beginning why its written. “for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight; for acquiring a disciplined and prudent … Continue reading

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