1 Kings 9: Pursue the Lord

1 Kings 9: Pursue the Lord

Sometime after Solomon’s prayer, the LORD appears to Solomon a second time at Gibeon. In this encounter, He makes clear to Solomon that that this house that was built does not guarantee His presence and blessing. God exhorts Solomon to be obedient and to walk as his...
1 Kings 9: Pursue the Lord

1 Kings 2: Our Relationship to God

Solomon has been anointed king, and David’s life is now drawing to a close. Toward the end of his life, David gives his son a charge: “Be strong, therefore, and show yourself a man” (1 Kings 2:2). David passes on to Solomon the wisdom he’s learned over his many years...