Holy wisdom

Solomon was a wise man. His wisdom came from God: “He possessed wisdom from God”, “God gave Solomon wisdom” (1 … More

A man of God

“A man of God” (1 Kings 13:1).  There are many things that we can be – a son, a brother, … More

1 Kings 20

1 Kings20:1-43  –  Sometimes we say, ‘I can’t’, when we mean, ‘I won’t’! We are ‘busy here and there’ – … More

1 Kings 21-22

1 Kings21:1-22:14  –  We read of human sin and divine judgment (21:1-4,15-16,20-24). There is also something else here: the mercy … More

1 Kings 16:29-19:21

1 Kings16:29-18:16  –  Things were getting desperate: ‘Ahab did more to provoke the Lord, the God of Israel, to anger … More

1 Kings 12:25-13:34

1 Kings12:25-13:34  –  These were dark days for God’s people. They were deeply divided. There was the northern kingdom (Israel). … More

1 Kings 10:1-12:24

1 Kings10:1-11:13  –  ‘King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth’ (23). … More

1 Kings 7:13-9:28

1 Kings7:13-8:13  –  We read about ‘the silver’ and ‘the gold’. We are called to choose between the life of … More

1 Kings 5:1-7:12

1 Kings5:1-6:13  –  Do you ‘rejoice greatly’ when you hear the Word of the Lord (5:7)? God wants to ‘establish … More

1 Kings 3-4

1 Kings3:1-28  –  Solomon was a complicated man. We wonder what was most important to him – his alliances with … More

1 Kings 1-2

1 Kings1:1-53  –  David’s reign was coming to an end. He would be replaced by Solomon (30). No one goes … More

1 Kings 14-19

1 Kings 14:1-15:8 – It makes depressing reading – a lot of bad news from the north (16), a lot … More

1 Kings 1-4

1:1-53 – David’s reign was coming to an end. He would be replaced by Solomon (30). No one goes on … More