In this week’s passage, we’ll read more about the story of Israel’s growth, height and fall. It starts with the reign of King David, his reestablishment of Israel’s glory, preparation for the temple, and handing the baton to his son, Solomon.
Then we see both the wisdom and the eventual fall of Solomon and the splintering of the kingdom.
Mostly, we’ll get to appreciate the character of David, what it takes to let go of power, why it matters, and how well things go for everyone when we work for God’s glory and the benefit of others.
The Bible Reading Coach podcast is designed to help anyone read through the Bible in a year. In 10-15 minutes each Friday, I’ll introduce you to the passage for the following week, including:
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- How to deal with challenging passages
- How the original readers saw it
- How it applies today
- And much more
After listening, take the next week to read the passage on your own. This time you’ll have a clearer understanding of it.
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