The change Israel hoped for (2,900 years ago)

January 15, 2017

THE DIVISION of the kingdom of Israel is the focus of our Old Testament study this week. Rehoboam, son of Solomon, gets bad advice from his young friends, not just rejecting the request of the northern tribes for tax relief, but doing so with a rather crude euphemism.

Solomon loses his way

January 8, 2017

ENTANGLEMENTS WITH cares of the world, whether it’s business, politics, or personal relationships, can distract us from what we’re called to do by God. This week, we see the fall of Solomon, whose wives draw him into the worship of pagan gods.

Iron sharpens iron

November 20, 2016

PROVERBS OF Solomon copied at the direction of King Hezekiah are the focus of our Old Testament study this week.

Praise and faithfulness

November 13, 2016

PRAISE THE Lord! That’s the theme of the Psalms in today’s Old Testament study. We examine a half dozen psalms of praise and find divine council language, making it clear that the psalmists knew that other (small-G) gods existed.

Dedication of the Temple

November 6, 2016

THE CONSECRATION of the Temple on Mount Zion is the focus of this week’s Old Testament study.

The building of the Temple

October 30, 2016

WE RETURN to history in our Old Testament study this week. Our readings describe the process and design of the Temple built by Solomon.

The beginning of wisdom

September 25, 2016

SOLOMON’S WISDOM is legendary, and to the extent it is recorded in the Bible, it is also divinely inspired. This week, we begin our study of the Book of Proverbs.

Solomon and his love

September 18, 2016

KING SOLOMON and his ascension to the throne in Jerusalem is the focus of our Old Testament study this week.

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