1 King 9-11
King Solomon in all his wisdom builds the temple with slaves but not any Jewish slaves. Builds a Navy, and continues to increase in wealth and wisdom. Is visited by the Queen of Sheba, having to answer tough questions about his relationship with the Lord. Solomon then disobeys God by taking on wives from other lands, he starts worshiping and building temples to other gods. God threatens to punish him through his son.
1 kings 10:1 When the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon and his relationship to the LORD, she came to test Solomon with hard questions.
How does what you read change your vision of God? It taught me that obedience and humility go hand in hand.
How does what you read change your vision of yourself or others? Showed me in order to gain humility I have to trust God through my obedience.
How will you Go With God because of this reading? (What is an action step?) Let go of some of the sin in my life in obedience to God.
Where did you see Jesus in these chapters? (What made you think about Jesus?) In the same way Solomon chose the Jewish nation to partner with him instead of making them slaves. Jesus has chosen us to partner with Him.