The reign of King Solomon was Israel’s finest hour as a nation united under an earthly monarchy. The Solomonic throne represented sovereignty, might, riches, and wisdom. The administrations of David and Solomon were seen as the glory-days to which Israel yearned to return but never did as an earthly nation. It must have been a stunning statement to the Jewish leaders when Jesus, a poor, wandering prophet told them that He was “greater than Solomon.” In this broadcast of Let the Bible Speak, we consider this royal comparison made by the King of kings.
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Has God spoken to us? If so, how does He communicate? The bible teaches that God has spoken at various times and in various ways through the ages but now speaks to us through His Son, Jesus Christ. How did this message from heaven come and should we expect further communication from above?
“Attend the church of your choice” is an expression so ingrained in the evangelical movement over the past century that one might think it is biblical. After all, from the spread of democracy around the globe to the dominance of free-market economics, the freedom of choice has come to be considered a basic human right. Such may be a good thing in the realm of worldly affairs but is the church a matter of choice? Evangelism has become consumerism in modern-day Christianity. The call that should be going forth to salvation seekers today is not: “Join the church of your choice,” but rather, “seek the church of Christ’s choice.” In this broadcast of Let the Bible Speak, we note some biblical characteristics of the church established by Christ.