Text: I Kings 8:10-9:9 The Worship of God •Sacrifices of praise upon bring the ark to the temple (1 Kings 8:5) •Public declaration to the People (1 Kings 8:12-21) •Prayer of pleas for God’s blessings (1 Kings 8:22-53) •Public worship of God and appeal to Holiness (1 Kings 8:54-61) •Sacrifices of dedication for the temple of God (1 Kings 8:62-66) The Glory of God •Like smoke or a cloud (Ex. 19:9, 24:15, 33:9-10; Lev.
“Ask what you wish Me to give to you” Text: I Kings 3:1-14 God encourages our asking God invited Solomon to make a request Psalm 50:15 Call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you Jeremiah 29:12 Call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen Matthew 7:7 Ask, and it will be given you Psalm 2:8 Ask of me, and I will surely give the nations as your inheritance Jeremiah 33:3 Call to Me and I will answer you God evaluates our requests God was pleased w
The Father’s Love (in a mother’s heart) Text: 2 Samuel 12:13 & Psalm 51 The Father’s Model Love makes the choice to forgive sin before sin is even admitted.
Forgiveness is shown when we admit our sin and confess it. REPENTANCE
Admission of guilt
(my transgressions v. 1 & 3)
Admission of rebellion
(done evil in Your sight v. 4)
Admission of just punishment
Text: I Samuel 4:1-11, I Samuel 6:13-21, II Samuel 6:1-11, I Chronicles 15-16 The Ark of the Covenant The Place of the Presence of God “There I will meet with you; and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about all that I will give you in commandment for the sons of Israel.” Exodus 25:22 The eternal God who is not constrained by the existence of time, the infinite God who is not bound by the co