Solomon Dedicates the Temple

Today’s Bible reading* includes the completion of the Temple’s construction and when Solomon dedicates the Temple. We’re told that Solomon took almost twice as long (thirteen years) to build his ornate palace complex as he did to build the Temple (seven years). At first glance, it sounds like he cared more for his own house…

Submit Your Plans to God

In today’s Bible reading* David realizes that he will never complete his plans. He had planned to build a temple to house the Ark of the Covenant. The Ark of the Covenant was the box that Moses built for transporting the Ten Commandment Tablets, a jar of manna, and Aaron’s budded rod. This was the…