'Rise and Fall of Solomon Sermon Series' Tagged Posts

Solomon’s Fall

Stop me if you’ve heard this story before: A young Christian pastor is on fire for God. He founds a church or ministry that goes on to big success. He becomes well-known and beloved by many. Seemingly out of nowhere, scandal strikes. They’ve had an affair, embezzled money, or some other horrible news. Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye, Jimmy Swaggart, and Ted Haggard are all examples from recent church history. All were devoted followers of Jesus at some point, but…

Solomon’s Faith

If you could have one wish granted, what would it be? (You can’t cheat and ask for more wishes, by the way…) Would it be for long life? Happiness? Wealth? Something else? If you could have anything imaginable, what would you choose? Many of us would be tempted to focus on ourselves in a situation like this, though we might coat our request with altruistic reasons in our mind. Just think of all the good you could do if you…