Through the Bible, April 21

Reading: No Scheduled Reading Thoughts and Reflections: This is the catch up for the third week of April (15-21).  No readings are planned, but below are some points to ponder based on this week’s readings. The Bible makes no bones about the extent of Solomon’s wisdom: “And God gave Solomon …

Through the Bible, April 20

Reading: Proverbs 10-12 Summary: We will continue today’s readings from the book of Proverbs, a collection of proverbs uttered primarily by Solomon.  Those found in the first nine chapters are longer.  Starting in chapter 10 they take a form that is more typical, that is two statements, the second contrasting …

Through the Bible, April 19

Reading: Proverbs 1-4 Summary: “And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding beyond measure, and breadth of mind like the sand on the seashore, so that Solomon’s wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the people of the east and all the wisdom of Egypt” (1 Kings 4:29-30).  That wisdom manifested itself …

Through the Bible, April Week 3 Bible Reading Introduction

Week 3: Solomon and His Wisdom April 15-21             Solomon is remembered for several important achievements, gifts, and accomplishments. The successor to David’s throne impressed God with his foremost desire for wisdom to adequately rule His people.  Consequently God provided not only unparalleled wisdom, but also incomparable wealth.  Solomon’s reputation …