Tag Archives: 1 Kings

Another verse I don’t understand: the Lying Spirit

“So you see, the Lord has put a lying spirit in the mouths of all your prophets. For the Lord has pronounced your doom.” 1 Kings 22:23 Man…. I don’t know what to do with this verse. It’s bothered me for 20+ … Continue reading

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Wisdom from King…Ahab?

“A warrior putting on his sword for battle should not boast like a warrior who has already won.” King Ahab 1 Kings 20:11 I realized that there’s very little that King Ahab did that was right in Scripture. He was … Continue reading

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What do you do when you meet an angel?

Then the angel of the Lord came again and touched him and said, “Get up and eat some more, or the journey ahead will be too much for you.” 1 Kings 19:7 The angel struck him on the side to awaken … Continue reading

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What a wedding gift!

Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, had attacked and captured Gezer, killing the Canaanite population and burning it down. He gave the city to his daughter as a wedding gift when she married Solomon. 1 Kings 9:16 I’m sure the purpose … Continue reading

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shhhh…

The stones used in the construction of the Temple were finished at the quarry, so there was no sound of hammer, ax, or any other iron tool at the building site. 1 Kings 6:7 (emphasis mine) Solomon and Company understood the … Continue reading

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ANOTHER Golden Calf

So on the advice of his counselors, the king (Jeroboam) made two gold calves. He said to the people, “It is too much trouble for you to worship in Jerusalem. Look, Israel, these are the gods who brought you out of … Continue reading

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Surrounded by Yes Men

But Rehoboam spoke harshly to the people, for he rejected the advice of the older counselors and followed the counsel of his younger advisers. 1 Kings 11: 13 & 14 Rehoboam surrounded himself with Yes Men. They knew what he … Continue reading

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Legend of the Queen of Sheba

King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba whatever she asked for, besides all the customary gifts he had so generously given. Then she and all her attendants returned to their own land. 1 Kings 10:13 When we toured the Ethiopian … Continue reading

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