"And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God with him, and magnified him exceedingly. Then Solomon spake unto all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every governor in all Israel, the chief of the fathers. So Solomon, and … Continue reading Wisdom and Knowledge is Granted
"Then he called for Solomon his son, and charged him to build an house for the LORD God of Israel. And David said to Solomon, 'My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God: but the word of the LORD came to me, … Continue reading There Are Workmen with You in Abundance
"But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee; how much less this house which I have built!" 2 Chronicles 6:18 (KJB) This is part of the history of Israel as the remnant of returning Jews were reading it. Preparing for their … Continue reading GOD… With Men on the Earth
"In that night did God appear unto Solomon, and said unto him, 'Ask! What I shall give thee?'" 2 Chronicles 1:7 (KJB) How would you respond? The name "God" in the above verse is the plurality of God, meaning the whole of the Godhead - Father, Son, and Spirit came to Solomon to ask him, … Continue reading What Would You Ask?
Reading today from 1 Kings 1 - 3... "So Solomon thrust out Abiathar from being priest unto the LORD; that he might fulfil the word of the LORD, which he spake concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh." 1 Kings 2:2 (KJB) The events of this text is taking place early in Solomon's reign as … Continue reading To Fulfill the Word of the LORD
"And the house which I build is great: for great is our God above all gods. But who is able to build Him an house, seeing the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain Him? Who am I then, that I should build Him an house, save only to burn sacrifice before Him?" 2 Chronicles … Continue reading Great is Our God
Today's Reading: 2 Chronicles 8 - 11 "And when Rehoboam was come to Jerusalem, he gathered of the house of Judah and Benjamin an hundred and fourscore thousand chosen men, which were warriors, to fight against Israel, that he might bring the kingdom again to Rehoboam. But the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah … Continue reading This Thing is Done of Me
Today's Reading: 2 Chronicles 6 - 7 "Now Mine eyes shall be open, and Mine ears attent unto the prayer that is made in this place. For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that My name may be there for ever: and Mine eyes and Mine heart shall be there perpetually. And as … Continue reading If You Will Walk Before Me
Today's Reading: 2 Chronicles 1 - 5 "And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place: (for all the priests that were present were sanctified, and did not then wait by course: also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with … Continue reading Glory in the House
Today's Reading: 1 Kings 9 - 11 "And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father." 1 Kings 11:6 (KJV) The wisest, and the wealthiest of all kings among men "did evil in the sight of the LORD". He was noted by … Continue reading Evil in the Sight of the LORD
Today's Reading: 1 Kings 8 "And it was so, that when Solomon had made an end of praying all this prayer and supplication unto the LORD, he arose from before the altar of the LORD, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven. And he stood, and blessed all the congregation … Continue reading Know That the LORD is God
Today's Reading: 1 Kings 5 - 7 "And the word of the LORD came to Solomon, saying, Concerning this house which thou art in building, if thou wilt walk in My statutes, and execute My judgments, and keep all My commandments to walk in them; then will I perform My word with thee, which I … Continue reading Then Will I Perform My Word
Today's Reading: 1 Kings 3 - 4 "In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give thee. And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto Thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before Thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in … Continue reading A Dream and a Prayer
Today's Reading: 2 Samuel 24 - 1 Kings 2 "And king David said, Call me Zadok the priest, and Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada. And they came before the king. The king also said unto them, Take with you the servants of your lord, and cause Solomon my son to ride … Continue reading Who Will be King?
"And when the people were gathered thick together, He began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet. For as Jonas was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of Man be to this … Continue reading Sign to an Evil Generation