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1 1 Kings Three things we Remember WisdomWisdom RichesRiches WivesWives

2 1 Kings Son of David & Bathsheba 3 rd King of Israel – ruled 40 years 3 Books – Prov. Eccl. & Song of Sol. Division after his death Good Bad

3 Early life Nathan called him Jedidiah  Nathan called him Jedidiah  “Beloved of the Lord”  Solomon – means peaceful one  Nothing else until he is 18

4 Appointed King Adonijah tried to be king  Adonijah tried to be king  Nathan & Bathsheba helped  Peace during his reign

5 Choose Wisdom Could have anything he wanted  Could have anything he wanted  1 Kings 3:9  1 Kings 3:13  1 Kings 3:16-28 – two mothers  Great wisdom – 1 Kings 4:29-30

6 His Works Organized the country  Organized the country  Prefabricated Temple  Other great buildings  Great Navy  Richest of all Kings

7 “Howbeit I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me: thy wisdom and prosperity exceedeth the fame which I heard.” 1 Kings 10:7 Queen of Sheba’s statement

8 His Many Wives 700 Wives  700 Wives  300 Concubines  “But king Solomon loved many strange women...” 1 Kings 11:1-3

9 Idolatry began to be practiced Wives worshiped idols  Wives worshiped idols  Built places for them to worship  “And the Lord was angry with Solomon,...” 1 Kings 11:9-10

10 Mistakes that Led to His Ruin  Many wives  Idolatry  Warned by God After his death there was a Division in the kingdom

11 “The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.” Matt. 12:42

12 Christ was greater than Solomon in  His Birth Luke 2:7-11 His birth was miraculous Place foretold Virgin birth

13 Christ was greater than Solomon in  His Wisdom Matt. 21:23-27 – trapped them Matt. 5-7 – Sermon on Mount Matt. 7:12 – Golden rule

14 Christ was greater than Solomon in  His Works Built the church – Mt. 16:18 Bride of Christ Last till end of world Purchased with His blood

15 Christ was greater than Solomon in  His Sacrifice Solomon offered animals Christ offered his own blood Heb. 2:9

16 The Sacrifice of Christ “But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.” Heb. 2:9

17 1 Kings Three things we Remember WisdomWisdom RichesRiches WivesWives

18 Lessons we can learn from Solomon  Wisdom is the Main thing – Prov.4:7  Knowledge of truth does not necessarily mean obedience – 1 Kings 11:5-10  Be careful who you Marry – 1 Kings 11:1- 4

19 Christ died for the purpose of saving our soul Will you accept His terms of salvation ?

20 Hear Believe Repent Confess Be Baptized SALVATIONSALVATION

21 Sermon by Arthur Pigman Evans Church of Christ 515 Gibbs Road Evans, Ga Sunday Evening Sept. 16, 2007


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