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Mercy Not Strained (November 1, 2021)

As we conclude our exploration of Solomon’s prayer of dedication for the temple, we’ve returned multiple times to our failures and need for forgiveness. Solomon also speaks of justice. How do we balance justice and mercy?

No "Ist," "And" or "Buts." (Octobert 25, 2021)

As we continue to explore the prayer dedicating the temple, what does that prayer reveal about its purpose? Was the temple merely a way to encourage Israel’s worship of the Lord or did God direct them (and us) towards something more?

The Mirage of Victory (October 18, 2021)

Solomon prayed for victory, but does his prayer mean whatever “victories” we want are just a prayer away?

What's Old is New Again (October 11, 2021)

Failure and forgiveness. It’s in the center of Solomon’s temple prayer and it is in the center of our actions and God’s response to them.

The Family Photo Album (October 4, 2021)

As the Temple built to worship God was dedicated, King Solomon stopped and prayed to the Lord. In the king’s prayer, we are pointed to truths about God is, what He does for us and how we can come before Him today.