Tag: 1 kings 1

BDBD is 1 Kings 1:49-53

Adonijah knew he was in danger of execution. Fear entered his body as if he breathed in deadly gas (50). He ran to the altar of the Lord where sacrifices were made and took hold of the horns at its corners. Grasping the horns of the altar was a way of seeking sanctuary or protection […]

BDBD is 1 Kings 1:28-31

When David learned that his fourth-born son, Adonijah had acted against his will and made himself king, David immediately gave orders to make Solomon king. He promised queen Bathsheba and he kept that promise (28-30). Bathseba showed David great respect and honor (31). She bowed low and called him lord. Here is displayed good marriage […]

BDBD is 1 Kings 1:16-27

Trouble does not consider a person’s age. David was well advanced in years. Yet, trouble remained an invited guest in his life. Jesus said, “In this world, you will have trouble. But take heart, I have overcome the world.” David’s fourth son declared himself king without his father’s consent (25). He threw a party and […]

BDBD is 1 Kings 1:1-15

The book of Kings records things about Solomon’s life that Chronicles does not. I will look at them in the coming days before I look at the book of Ecclesiastes. 1 Kings records a challenger to the throne, Adonijah, just before David passed away. David’s fourth son was Adonijah who was born after Absolon. (Absolon […]