1 Kings


1 Kings 11:1-8: The Fall of Solomon

Speaker: | November 18, 2018

Introduction: Solomon was a wiser man than you or I and he fell into sin. A terrifying thought when we all know our weakness so well. It is very important for us to study men...


1 Kings 10:14-29: Solomon’s wealth

Speaker: | October 07, 2018

Introduction: The best of man is man at best is a very helpful saying when thinking about the peak of Solomon reign. We are in the chapter that is marking the high point of Solomon’s...


1 Kings 10:1-13: The Queen of Sheba

Speaker: | September 30, 2018

Introduction: How do we understand the visit of the queen of Sheba to King Solomon? Jesus Christ gives us the lens to see the relevance of this OT character, Luke 11:29-32, ‘When the crowds were...


1 Kings 9: Choosing for God

Speaker: | September 23, 2018

Introduction: When you woke up this morning, or every morning this week, did you consecrate yourselves to God? Did you remember that God has bought you at a price, that He is your Father and...


1 Kings 8:54-66: Solomon’s Benediction

Speaker: | September 16, 2018

Introduction: Most good Christian events happen around food. And the dedication of the temple is another example of this. We are approaching the end of Solomon’s prayer where he gives a final benediction of praise,...


1 Kings 8:31-53: Praying about sin

Speaker: | September 09, 2018

Introduction: Ps. 103:8-14, ‘The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will not always chide, nor will he keep his anger forever. He does not deal with us...


1 Kings 8:1-11: The Ark of the Covenant

Speaker: | August 19, 2018

Introduction: The Temple of Solomon as we have been seeing was an amazing architectural accomplishment. However, the One who was to dwell in the temple is more important still. 1 Kings 8:1-11 is all about...


1 Kings 7:13-51: Furnishing the Temple

Speaker: | August 12, 2018

Introduction: Furnishing a new house can be fun as you indulge your artistic ideas, and put a personal touch on every room, catering for your personal idiosyncrasies, whether it is a certain type of reading...


1 Kings 7:1-12: The House of Solomon

Speaker: | July 22, 2018

Introduction: The good gifts of God given to bad hearts like ours can become snares to us.  The Giver is good and gives from good motives.  He seeks to display His generosity and kindness to...


1 Kings 6:19-38: Holy and Glorious God

Speaker: | July 08, 2018

Introduction: No Israelite apart from the priests would be able to enter the temple, and no priest but the High priest could enter the holy of holies, and that only once a year.  For this...


1 Kings 6:14-18: God of beauty

Speaker: | July 01, 2018

Introduction: Phillip Ryken in his commentary on this portion points out that you can know a person by going through their house.  You can tell if they are rich, attracted to art, conservative, etc.  God’s...


1 Kings 5 – Preparation for the Temple

Speaker: | June 17, 2018

Introduction: Do you know the seven wonders of the ancient world? The Great Pyraminds of Giza, the hanging gardens of Babylon; the statue of Zeus at Olympia; the temple of Artmeis at Ephesus; the Mausoleum at...