By Philip Graham Ryken
First, the tales of Solomon specialize in the topics of cash, intercourse, and tool, inviting us to profit from Solomon’s instance. do we use this stuff correctly for country reasons, or foolishly abuse them for egocentric achieve? Then the center of the tale, at the divided nation, indicates the harmful effects of sin one of the humans of God—especially the sin of idolatry. the ultimate part demonstrates the ability of prayer to the real and dwelling God, as exemplified within the existence and ministry of God’s prophet Elijah.
Phil Ryken either brings out the major topics of those 3 sections and illustrates how they arrive jointly of their concentrate on the gospel of Jesus Christ, specifically his kingly and prophetic places of work. this is often a very good source if you need a devotional relief and may aid Bible expositors reliably educate a redemptive-historical view of this significant outdated testomony book.
As are the entire books within the Reformed Expository statement sequence, this exposition of one Kings is available to either pastors and lay readers. every one quantity within the sequence offers exposition that provides cautious realization to the biblical textual content, is doctrinally Reformed, specializes in Christ throughout the lens of redemptive background, and applies the Bible to our modern setting.
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