Posts Tagged: King Solomon

Ecclesiastes 7:25 – The Wickedness of Folly

When Solomon became king at a young age following the death of his father David, he approached God and prayed mightily to Him.  His heart was right with the Lord.  Because of this, Yahweh answered Him.  God declared that since Solomon desired nothing for himself but wisdom in order to govern the people of Israel…

Ecclesiastes 3:11 – He Has Put Eternity Into Man’s Heart

King Solomon – the Preacher in Ecclesiastes – had an astounding gift from God.  Because at the time of his ascension to the throne, he was humble and asked nothing for himself, God gave him the wisdom of the ages.  No one, before or since, has had the wisdom of Solomon.  It’s a strange thing,…

1 Kings 10:5 – No Breath in Her

Imagine yourself a monarch – a king or queen – in the time of Solomon.  The queen of Sheba was such a ruler.  Because of Solomon’s fame, this queen heard about him from the distant land in which she lived.  Sheba is considered to be the modern day country of Yemen, to the far south…