1 Kings 2 Devotional Commentary

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1 Kings 2:3

Intrigue, treason, and power-grabbing was the political temperature at the end of David's reign. However, despite a seditious military coup instigated by his older brother which was designed to secure the crown for himself, Solomon was anointed as his father's successor and king of Israel by Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet. Solomon was proclaimed to be God's anointed ruler.

It was amidst all this intrigue that the golden read more...