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1 Kings 7: the House of the LORD (pt. 2)

The crowning achievement of King Solomon's reign was the erection of the magnificent Temple in the capital city of ancient Israel - Jerusalem. Description from I searched for this on

JRB: The thick veil between the holy place and the Holy of holies where God manifested His present was rent in twain from top to bottom the instant Jesus died on the cross. This miracle indicated that God had made a way for sinful men to come into His presence... through the one-time, eternal atonement offering of the innocent blood of His own Son available to all who are willing to believe on His name. God can now be both Just and the Justifier.

I was sitting at a sporting event, when the lovely, Christian lady beside me shouted, “Oh, my God!” as her child made a mistake. I cringed inside. And then I wondered, “does she know?” Does she know that the Bible tells us not to use God’s name in vain? And honestly, this is not unusual. […]