[DailyReading] Loved ones can deceive us
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Sun Aug 7 00:00:01 MDT 2016
Lesson: Seeking the Lost Sheep
Reading: Loved ones can deceive us 2016-08-07
Reference: 1 Kings 11:1-11
I Kings 11:1: But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites;
I Kings 11:2: Of the nations concerning which the Lord said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clave unto these in love.
I Kings 11:3: And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: and his wives turned away his heart.
I Kings 11:4: For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, as was the heart of David his father.
I Kings 11:5: For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.
I Kings 11:6: And Solomon did evil in the sight of the Lord, and went not fully after the Lord, as did David his father.
I Kings 11:7: Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon.
I Kings 11:8: And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.
I Kings 11:9: And the Lord was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the Lord God of Israel, which had appeared unto him twice,
I Kings 11:10: And had commanded him concerning this thing, that he should not go after other gods: but he kept not that which the Lord commanded.
I Kings 11:11: Wherefore the Lord said unto Solomon, Forasmuch as this is done of thee, and thou hast not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded thee, I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant.
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