Flashcards in King Solomon Deck (12):
Why did Solomon marry Pharaoh's daughter?
He wanted to form an alliance with Egypt.
Name two (2) items that were in the Holy Place of the temple?
Lamp stands, alter of incense, tables or loaves of bread.
What was in the Most Holy Place?
The ark of the covenant and the statue of the cherubim.
How long did it take to build the temple?
Seven (7) years.
What kinds of trouble did Solomon's wealth and building projects bring upon the kingdom?
Solomon's forced labor to work on his many projects and his heavy taxation to pay for the projects took their toll on the people.
Explain whether the following is a true statement: "Money is the root of all evil."
No, there is nothing wrong with having money. It can be used to serve God. Making it a high priority, though, is wrong. The Bible says, "For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil." (1 Timothy 6:10a)
What impressed the queen of Sheba when she visited King Solomon?
She was impressed with his wealth, his wisdom, his faith and his love of God.
What did Solomon do as king that went against Moses' requirements for a king?
He brought a large number of horses from Egypt, took many wives and accumulated great wealth.
What led Solomon to turn away from God?
His many wives brought their foreign gods into his home and led him astray.
How did God punish Solomon from his disobedience?
He took away part of the kingdom from Solomon's descendants.
Why didn't God take away the entire kingdom?
God was keeping his promise to David.