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1 The Book of I Kings Power Corrupts Ray of Hope Christian Church March 13, 2012

2 I Kings 3:1-15

3 I Kings 11:41 As for the other accounts of Solomon’s reign - all he did and the wisdom he displayed – are they not all written in the book of the annals of Solomon?

4 I Kings 15:31

5 Northern Kingdom–Israel–10 tribes-Samaria Southern Kingdom-Judah-2 tribes-Jerusalem

6 “Division through Disobedience”

7 The Great 40 years of Solomon’s reign – United Kingdom – The first 80 years of the two Kingdoms

8 She gave birth to a son, and they named him Solomon. The Lord loved him. II Samuel 12:24b

9 Solomon made an alliance with Pharaoh King of Egypt and married his daughter. I Kings 3:1

10 Solomon showed his love for the Lord by walking according to the statutes of his father David, except that he offered sacrifices and burned incense on the high places.

11 What are some ways that our worship practices could reflect the ways of the world?

12 God’s Promise to Solomon (3:5) Ask for whatever you want me to give you

13 Matthew 7:7 Ask and it shall be given to you; seek and you shall find, knock and the door shall be opened.

14 Solomon’s prayer to God (3:9) Give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong and to govern this great people of yours?

15 James 1:5

16 God always gives the best to those who leave the choice to Him.

17 I Kings 4:29-34, especially verse 32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five.

18 I Kings 6: 11-13

19 I Kings 8:10

20 II Chronicles 7: 1-3

21 Exodus 29: 42-43

22 What is it today that causes God’s glory to fill his temple?

23 I Kings 9: 3-9

24 I Samuel 8:5

25 Power corrupts!

26 I John 2:16 (KJV) Lust of the flesh Lust of the eyes Pride of Life

27 Deuteronomy 17:14-17

28 Solomon disobeyed God in all these areas 1. He had much silver and gold- I Kings 10: He had thousands of horses – 4:26 3. He had hundreds of wives and concubines – 11:3

29 I Kings 11:9-12

30 I Kings 16:29-31

31 Matthew 17:1-5

32 1. He pronounced a 3 year drought in the land – 17:1 2. He challenged Jezebel and her 450 prophets of Baal to a test to see who is the real God - 18


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