Category: Life of Solomon

Solomon’s Second Dream

Christians are familiar with part of God’s message to Solomon. We eagerly embrace the broader application for ourselves, but either ignore or forget that God’s promise was specific to the people of Israel and the land of Israel.

The Temple Dedicated

The euphoric celebration surrounding the dedication of the temple suddenly hushed as King Solomon stood to speak to the people of Israel. It was the day after the 7-day celebration of Sukkot. For another seven days, the nation would celebrate the dedication of the temple.