8-27-22, Although King Solomon had 700 wives and hundreds of concubines; God only gave him three children. One wicked son, Rehoboam and two daughters from Ammonite wife, Naamah who was the daughter of mother Zillah: Genesis 4:22; 1 Kings 14:21, 31; 2 Chronicles 12:13. There isn't any good said of Rehoboam; the worst crimes of the worst of the heathen in Jerusalem were committed by him. Sadly Solomon's only son was surrounded by wicked idolatry and even in his old age his father turned away from the one true God. He took foreign women who turned his heart. 1 Kings 11:6-10
We see that nothing can mend the hearts of fallen men, but the sanctifying grace of the Lord Jesus Christ. On this alone may we depend; for this let us daily pray, in behalf of ourselves and all around us. 1 Kings 14:21-31
--Matthew Henry, https://biblehub.com/commentaries/mhc/1_kings/14.htm
What the Bible says about Solomon's Idolatry
God was not well pleased with Solomon as he was influenced by his many foreign wives and concubines, Solomon became enmeshed in pagan worship. Failing to heed God's warning of the "snare" which foreign wives would become (Exodus 34:11-16), he allowed his wives to turn him to false gods. I Kings 11:4 sums up the matter of his turpitude: Solomon's "heart was not loyal to the LORD his God, as was the heart of his father David." 1 Kings 11:6-10
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Exodus 20:2-17 God's Ten Commands
Jesus said: "Marvel not that I said you must be born again!' John 3:3, 7
GOD'S STRONG DELUSION
2 Thessalonians 2:10-12
Matthew 15:13; Mark 13:20; Luke 20:35
John 6:37, 39, 44, 65
We must obey God. Luke 11:28
FLY ME TO THE MOON SONG:
Isaiah 26:3; Philippines 4:6
7-8-21-21, Israel has only 8000 square miles of land - the Muslims have 5 million. Yet, they also want the Jews land. Of all the nations of the world, the Lord chose the descendants of Jacob [Jews], not Ishmael [Muslims], to be His covenant people - the descendants of Abraham and wife Sarah. (Genesis 17:19-21; Malachi 1:1–5).
✝️ 6-8-20, Jesus is God; He came to save sinners. “For He [Jesus] Whom God sent speaks the words of God: The Father loves the Son & has given all things into His hand. He that believs on the Son hath everlasting life & they that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on them.” John 3:34-36
✝️ 6-7-20, The Lord □ Jesus spoke from the cross first of forgiveness, salvation then of His Mother's care into John's hands. He spoke of being forsaken & then triumph as His task as human was complete shedding His perfect blood for the forgiveness of sins to all who repent believing in Him. His body was thirsty. And last of His reunion with the Father. Matthew 27:46; Luke 23:34, 43, 46; John 19:26-28, 30; Mark 15:34
✝️ 5-7-20, Sins □ Jesus Harshly Condemns; He said, “God knows our hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. V9 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” [Pride] Luke 16:15, 18:9-14; Hebrews 1:8-9
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