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  • J. Randal Matheny 6:01 am on 2017-01-08 Permalink | Reply
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    From bad to worse (1 Kings 16) 

    That might be an appropriate title for chapter 16 of 1 Kings: “From Bad to Worse.” Abandonment of the Lord produced debauchery, murder, division, idolatry. The chapter shows divine justice being carried out in the midst of a nation’s perfidy. Here are a few lessons from the chapter. (More …)

  • Weylan Deaver 3:20 pm on 2010-03-06 Permalink | Reply
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    Reading in 1 Kings this morning, I noticed a striking fact. The first nine chapters cover Solomon’s rise, wisdom, and activities in temple building. Chapter ten pictures his lavish wealth. Then, immediately following the riches of chapter ten comes his sorry apostasy in chapter eleven. Coincidence? And does it have anything to teach America?

    • Richard Mansel 3:23 pm on 2010-03-06 Permalink | Reply

      Yes, it does. We have created our own version of reality in America. Time will tell whether God approves of our version of Christianity, splashed by wealth and trappings.

    • Mike Riley 9:19 pm on 2010-03-06 Permalink | Reply

      Weylan, it teaches that Americans are one spoiled group of people! As a result of American affluency, many Americans want God of their society – out of sight – out of mind. However, that mindset may change in the very near future.

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