Leslie rated it it was amazing Nov 22, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ryken's task to have us consider how our "story" turns out is motivating indeed. How are ratings calculated? If people believe in God at all, they like to think of him as a kind of cosmic Santa Claus who is there to do nice things for people, not disapprove of what we are doing.
Yes, he was very wise and in many ways a good king. When I grew up a little bit and was a dreamy, hopelessly romantic teenager, I see him as a seductive man who easily seduced the Queen of Sheba with his endless wits.
But the point of the book is not what we can learn from Solomon's life, although it is not less than that, it is about why we need Jesus Christ the Final King. Causing his Kingdom to fall into bondage. Likewise, Jesus would let the children come and talk to him when the disciples felt that they were unworthy?
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. We don't know if he had a satisfying marital life, perhaps with the Queen of Sheba at least for a season. See more details at Online Price Match. It is written in a style of chapter sermons.
Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Author of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. Jesus is the true and better king of Israel! Solomon's issue was idol worship through his lust for foreign women.
In this sense, the story of King Solomon is one of political intrigue, personal passion and high drama.