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Lessons From The Wisest Man

Just as there was a battle in biblical times over who would sit on the throne to rule over Israel, there’s a battle going on in each of our hearts.

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Today, Steve preached about lessons we learn from Solomon, in 1 Kings 9-11.

  1. Great spiritual victory can bring tremendous vulnerability.
  2. There are consequences to ignoring what God says.
  3. Determine what you will pursue: the love of people or the love of God?
  4. How much will it take to earn God’s favor?

And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them. I kept my heart from no pleasure, for my heart found pleasure in all my toil, and this was my reward for all my toil.  Then I considered all that my hands had done and the toil I had expended in doing it, and behold, all was vanity and a striving after wind, and there was nothing to be gained under the sun. (Ecclesiastes 2:10-11)