Posts Tagged 'Solomon'

Be a man!

July 5th, 2107

Be a man!

1 Kings 2:1-2 (KJB)   Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,  2 I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man.

King David spoke to his son Solomon in his old age as he was nearing death urging Solomon to be a man!

True men seem to be in short supply these days as many are choosing the way ...

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Two Are Better Than One!

June 24th, 2017

Two Are Better Than One!

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 (KJB)   Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.  10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.  11 Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?  12 And if one prevail against him, two shall ...

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The First Polygamist

May 19, 2017

The First Polygamist

Genesis 4:19 (KJB)   And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.

Did you know that polygyny was a chosen practice in ancient biblical times?  It is not a new condition and was once prevalent in our society. It is not commonly found in our society today, as the practice of it is punishable by law.  It is perhaps still practiced in some cultures today.

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What Standard Do You Use to Measure Accomplishments?

January 26th 2016

What Standard Do You Use to Measure Accomplishments?

But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice; and many shouted aloud for joy: So that the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people: for the people shouted ...

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Bathsheba A Beautiful Woman

A Naked Bathing Beauty Who was Chosen to Bear a Future King

 

Bathsheba was on her rooftop uncovered and bathing to purify herself from her uncleanness in the cool of the evening.  It is not clearly known if she understood she could be seen, and that she was being eyed by David from upon a terrace above.  However, Bathsheba was a married woman whose husband was gone at the moment serving among troops on the battlefield and at ...

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