Lessons from a Divided Kingdom: Part 6

Favouritism that breaks the great command. 1 Kings 12:1-19 Solomon's national policies  manifestly benefited the tribe of Judah. His governmental policies of favouring a segment of society above another segment contributed to the division of the kingdom into these two segments. Solomon literally “…stripped the north to clothe the south, in an unabashed act of economic cannibalism.” … Continue reading Lessons from a Divided Kingdom: Part 6

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Lessons from a Divided Kingdom: Part 1

 Introductory Thoughts 1 Kings 12:1-19 Understanding Israel's national history and specifically Israel as a kingdom must be done by considering God's redemptive actions through the restoration of His right to rule over all.  In this series of blogs we are going to look at the kingdom of Israel dividing under the rule of Rehoboam into … Continue reading Lessons from a Divided Kingdom: Part 1