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Drifting from God

Dear Friends, The story in 1 Kings 11:1-13 of King Solomon being led astray by his many foreign wives is very disappointing. This man had at least two very powerful encounters with God and had the privilege of God offering to grant him whatever he asked for. God kept His promise and blessed him with […]

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God’s Blessings

Dear Friends, The Art Gallery of NSW has a spectacularly magnificent painting of the visit of the Queen of Sheba to the court of Solomon (1 Kings 10:1-13). The painting communicates the abundance of beautiful objects and the grandeur of Solomon’s court. The Queen of Sheba came to see Solomon to find out if his […]

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The Word of God is a treasure

Dear Friends, In 1 Kings 8:1-21, we reach one of the high points of the Old Testament. The temple of God has been completed and it is then dedicated to the Lord. What is given prime place is the Ark of the Covenant which contains the stone tablets which God had written His law on […]

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God’s Wisdom

Dear Friends, It seems that, with all the challenges of Covid over the last 2 years, life has become even more complex. We live in a complex world for which we need God’s wisdom. In 1 Kings 3, Solomon asks for wisdom. He asks for wisdom as the king to govern and lead God’s people […]