Friday March 31, 2017 “Angels”

1 Kings 6:23 & 28   23 Inside the inner sanctuary he made two cherubim of olive wood, each ten cubits high.     28 Also he overlaid the cherubim with gold. Angels always accompanied God’s presence in the Hebrew scripture.  In the New Testament we are told that they minister to the heirs of salvation which are Christians purchased … Continue reading

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Thursday March 30, 2017 “A Golden Altar”

1 Kings 6:22  “The whole temple he overlaid with gold, until he had finished all the temple; also he overlaid with gold the entire altar that was by the inner sanctuary.” The altar is always a place of intercession and sacrifice.  It is a place where man denies himself, takes up the cross and follows … Continue reading

Wednesday March 29, 2017 “Prepared for the Presence”

1 Kings 6:19  “And he prepared the inner sanctuary inside the temple, to set the ark of the covenant of the Lord there.” Solomon made sure that the “Holy of Holies” was prepared for the presence of God in the Ark of the Covenant. The preparation needed today so the presence of God may enter … Continue reading

Tuesday March 28, 2017 “The Holiest Place”

1 Kings 6:16   “Then he built the twenty-cubit room at the rear of the temple, from floor to ceiling, with cedar boards; he built it inside as the inner sanctuary, as the Most Holy Place.” The inner sanctuary, “The Holy of Holies” was built. In New Testament theology, the  Heart of man is the Holy … Continue reading

Monday March 27, 2017 “Finish the Work”

1 Kings 6:14  “So Solomon built the temple and finished it.” The work of building anything and completing it is always a challenge. This is very evident when we consider the inner workings of our government. There is much discussion, debate and challenge to change in Congress. Let us pray in agreement that the disagreements … Continue reading

Saturday March 25, 2017 “Cooperation”

1 Kings 5:18  So Solomon’s builders, Hiram’s builders, and the Gebalites quarried them; and they prepared timber and stones to build the temple.  Different workmen from diverse backgrounds worked together to build the temple for God’s glory. Let us pray today that in the house of God (the church) and the house of government there … Continue reading

Sunday March 26, 2017 Weekly Prayer Focus

1 Kings 6:1, 11-13 1 And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel had come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the Lord.  11 Then … Continue reading

Friday March 24, 2017 “The King’s Command”

1 Kings 5:17  And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the temple. The King commanded that the workmen quarry the stone to build the temple. Please pray in agreement today that Christians all over America will hear the voice of God calling us … Continue reading

Thursday March 23, 2017 “Hewn Stones”

1 Kings 5:17  And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the temple.  Hewn stones are those that can be cut to size so they might be placed together in such a way that they supply safety from the elements of the world.   … Continue reading

Wednesday March 22, 2017 “Costly Stones”

1 Kings 5:17  And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the temple. Costly stones are referred to many times as precious jewels. For a temple to be constructed, there must be the strong foundation stones we read about yesterday. Foundation stones are necessary … Continue reading