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Day 151 – Wisdom and Folly

Day 151 – Wisdom and Folly

Thoughts and Reflection Today in our readings we learn Solomon comes to the end of his life in foolishness. The builder finishes his life in ruins. The Lord told Solomon that he will establish his throne forever as long as he does not turn away from him and serve...
Day 150 – The Dedication of the Temple

Day 150 – The Dedication of the Temple

Thoughts and Reflection We learn today that the Ark of the Covenant was brought into the Temple for the first time carried by priests. The Ark contained the tablets of the Ten Commandments, manna, and Aaron’s staff. At this point in history, only the tablets...
Day 149 – All is Vanity

Day 149 – All is Vanity

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the readings we are starting to read from a new book – Ecclesiastes. In this book, we learn from the preacher and vanity. Vanity is translated to something that is meaningless or like vapor or smoke. We may think we don’t...
Day 148 – Solomon’s Wealth

Day 148 – Solomon’s Wealth

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn that as the temple is being built, the stone is prepared at the quarry. This is done so that no noise will be heard and the sacred silence is observed in the house of the Lord. The stone in the Temple is overlaid with wood and...
Day 147 – Temple Worship

Day 147 – Temple Worship

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we learn how God responds to Solomon’s prayer of dedication to the Temple. God demonstrates the power of his presence by sending fire down from heaven. The Temple is essential because the presence of the Lord...