19 Aug I Kings 6:16

16“He partitioned off twenty cubits at the rear of the temple with cedar boards from floor to ceiling to form within the temple an inner sanctuary, the Most Holy Place.”   The Most Holy Place…only the high priest could go inside. That is really different than...

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18 Aug I Kings 8:6

6“The priests then brought the ark of the LORD’s covenant to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple.”  This was the moment. The ark, holding the stone tablets, was placed in the inner sanctuary of the temple. The priest had a service planned, but...

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17 Aug I Kings 6:13

13“And I will live among the Israelites and will not abandon my people Israel.” Guess what? God doesn’t leave no matter what! Is the temple still there? No, but God is. We have the same promise through His son Jesus, who promised to be with us...

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16 Aug I Kings 6:11-12

11“As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, carry out my regulations, and keep all my commands…I will fulfill through you the promise…”     We all like to hear, “Good job!” Solomon did too! The temple was flat out AMAZING! Read...

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15 Aug I Kings 5:4-5

4“But now the Lord has given me rest on every side…I intend, therefore, to build a temple for the Name of the LORD my God…”   Back in our timeline, David asked the LORD if he could build a house, but God said it would be...

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14 Aug I Kings 4:34

34“Men of all nations came to listen to Solomon’s wisdom…”   Remember last week when Solomon prayed for wisdom? See the results? Men came to listen to him! If you read more, you’ll see that he was wiser than any other man, he spoke 3000 proverbs...

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12 Aug 1 Kings 3:10a

10The Lord was pleased… What does it feel like when you have done your best and your parents, a teacher, or a coach says, “GREAT JOB!” Pretty cool isn’t it? I hope you hear it a lot! What about having God say it to you?...

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11 Aug 1 Kings 3:9

9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between what is right and wrong.”  Yesterday, we discussed what you might ask for from God. What did you come up with? God was so happy that Solomon did not ask...

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10 Aug I Kings 3:7

7“…But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties.”  What would happen if you switched places with your parents and YOU made the rules in the house! Would you have ice cream for lunch and pizza for dinner...

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09 Aug I Kings 3:5b

5 and God said, "Ask for whatever you want me to give you." WOW! This isn’t a fairy tale where a genie pops out of a lamp to give you three wishes. This is God himself blessing Solomon! What would you ask God for? New clothes?...

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