King Solomon: The Temptations of Money, Sex, and Power

King Solomon: The Temptations of Money, Sex, and Power

Philip Graham Ryken

King Solomon had all of the repute and fortune that any guy may well wish. He was once the world’s wisest and wealthiest king. And but, tragically, he threw all of it away for the affection of cash, the pleasures of intercourse, and the powers of a secular kingdom.

In learning the lifetime of Solomon, we see either the real greatness and the tragic failure of our personal humanity—from godly devotion to self-serving extra. Even in the middle of our greatest intentions, we're all liable to succumb to an analogous temptations of cash, intercourse, and gear. And if Solomon’s marvelous knowledge couldn't hinder him from such tragic error, then how are we to conquer an identical temptations?

Philip Graham Ryken indicates us how, through the grace of God, to avoid these downfalls and to hunt God’s glory amid earthly temptations via this wealthy, Christ-centered learn of the lifetime of Solomon.

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