Temple Completed and Dedicated

Friday, January 24 Temple Completed and Dedicated 2 Chronicles 7:1-6 NRSV When all the people of Israel saw the fire come down and the glory of the LORD on the temple, they bowed down…and worshiped and gave thanks to the LORD, saying, “For he is good, for his...

Solomon and God’s Glory Compared

Thursday, January 23 Solomon and God’s Glory Compared Matthew 6:25-30 NRSV Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin,. . . yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these. (Matthew 6:28b-29) Why do we...

Solomon Seeks Wisdom to Govern

Tuesday, January 21 Solomon Seeks Wisdom to Govern 1 Kings 3:5-14 NRSV Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, able to discern between good and evil; for who can govern this your great people? (1 Kings 3:9) Like Solomon, every faithful...