Tuesday, December 2, 2014

1 Kings, Day 2 Readings

Solomon's Prayer at the Dedication of the Temple  

Today's reading describes the dedication of the Temple, including King Solomon's extensive prayer for God's house.  The prayer is noteworthy in how it recognizes that no physical place can contain God's presence and yet asks God that all prayers directed toward it be considered as directed toward God.

Read 1 Kings 8:1-61  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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Reading the Bible in Its Entirety

If you are planning to read the Bible in its entirety, you should read 1 Kings 5-8 today.