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Sermon for Sunday, July 27, 2014

Preacher: Revd. Canon Eve Pitts

Based on 1 Kings 3:5-12, Romans 8:26-39, Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

 

Other references:

1.1 Kings 11:29-39; also chapter 14:4-16. Ahijah prophesies that Jereboam would become king. Solomon is rejected by God.

2.Judges 17:5-6; 18:1 – Israel has no king

3.Deuteronomy 17:14-20 – A king for Israel who will be different from other kings

4.1 Kings 3 – Solomon asks for wisdom

5.1 Kings 10:14-29 – Solomon’s wealth

6.Micah 6:8 – God requires us to walk humbly with Him

 

Israelites forbidden to marry non-Israelites:

7.Deuteronomy 7:3-5

8.Nehemiah 13:23-27

9.Ezra 9:1-4, 12-15

 

10.Matthew 22:36-38 – The love of the Lord is the greatest commandment

11.Luke 18:13 – Solomon, like the tax collector, was aware of his own weaknesses

12.Exodus 33:12-19 – Solomon, like Moses, has asked for the presence of God in his life

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