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Rehoboam traveled to Shechem where all Israel had gathered to inaugurate him as king. Jeroboam had been in Egypt, where he had taken asylum from King Solomon; when he got the report of Solomon’s death he had come back.
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In revisiting unholy habits yesterday, I didn’t deal with the root issue—the idols we worship.
For some of us, we need to face the fact that we have accepted false gods into our lives, just as Israel accepted the gods of Egypt or as they adopted Baal or the Asherah of the Canaanites and the other neighboring peoples. 814 more words
Today we are continuing the stories of Israel’s history through the old testament. Today’s story comes from 1 Kings 12.
So King Solomon had done some great things for God, but also made some bad choices, and worshipped other pretend gods and set up statues and places to worship those pretend gods. 421 more words