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The God Who Hears _ 1 Kings 8:31-53

1 Kings 8:31-53             English Standard Version (ESV) 31 “If a man sins against his neighbor and is made to take an oath and comes and swears his oath before your altar in this house, 32 then hear in heaven and act and judge your servants, condemning the guilty by bringing his conduct on his own head, and vindicating the righteous by rewarding…

Praying to the Most High God _ 1 Kings 8: 22-30

1 Kings 8:22-30        English Standard Version (ESV) 22 Then Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord in the presence of all the assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven, 23 and said, “O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you, in heaven above or on earth beneath, keeping covenant and showing steadfast love to your servants who walk before you with all…

Solomon’s Blessing _ 1 Kings 8:12-21

1 Kings 8:12-21         English Standard Version (ESV) 12 Then Solomon said, “The Lord has said that he would dwell in thick darkness. 13 I have indeed built you an exalted house, a place for you to dwell in forever.” 14 Then the king turned around and blessed all the assembly of Israel, while all the assembly of Israel stood. 15 And he said, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who with…

The Glory of the LORD _ 1 Kings 8:1-11

1 Kings 8: 1-11         English Standard Version (ESV) 8 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the fathers’ houses of the people of Israel, before King Solomon in Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord out of the city of David, which is Zion. 2 And all the men of Israel assembled…

Holy to the LORD _ 1 Kings 7: 13-51

1 Kings 7:13-51        English Standard Version (ESV) 13 And King Solomon sent and brought Hiram from Tyre. 14 He was the son of a widow of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in bronze. And he was full of wisdom, understanding, and skill for making any work in bronze. He came to King Solomon and did…

Two Kings, Two Houses _ 1 Kings 7: 1-12

1 Kings 7:1-12      English Standard Version (ESV) 7 Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished his entire house. 2 He built the House of the Forest of Lebanon. Its length was a hundred cubits and its breadth fifty cubits and its height thirty cubits, and it was built on four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams on the pillars.3 And…

Return to Paradise? _ 1 Kings 6:14-38

1 Kings 6:14-38      English Standard Version (ESV) 14 So Solomon built the house and finished it. 15 He lined the walls of the house on the inside with boards of cedar. From the floor of the house to the walls of the ceiling, he covered them on the inside with wood, and he covered the floor of the house with boards of cypress. 16 He built twenty…

The Rewards of Walking _ 1 Kings 6:1-13

1 Kings 6:1-13            English Standard Version (ESV) 6 In the four hundred and eightieth year after the people of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, which is the second month, he began to build the house of the Lord. 2 The house that King Solomon built for…

Getting Ready _ 1 Kings 5:1-18

1 Kings 5              English Standard Version (ESV) 5 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon when he heard that they had anointed him king in place of his father, for Hiram always loved David. 2 And Solomon sent word to Hiram, 3 “You know that David my father could not build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of…

The Grandeur of Solomon’s Kingdom _ 1 Kings 4:1-34

1 Kings 4                English Standard Version (ESV) 4 King Solomon was king over all Israel, 2 and these were his high officials: Azariah the son of Zadok was the priest; 3 Elihoreph and Ahijah the sons of Shisha were secretaries; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder; 4 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was in command of the army; Zadok and Abiathar were priests; 5 Azariah…