King Solomon: The Temptations of Money, Sex, and Power
Though the world’s wisest king, Solomon’s heart was led astray by temptations of wealth, sex, and power. And we face the same dangers today, though the temptations may be different in degree and detail.
Author Philip Ryken writes, “In witnessing Solomon’s moral triumphs and sinful failures we learn how to live more wisely. By the grace of God, we may avoid a tragic downfall of our own and learn how to use money, sex, and power for the glory of God.”
Tracing Solomon’s life from coronation to burial—and from godly devotion to self-serving excess—Ryken shows readers how to avoid similar downfalls and seek God’s glory amid earthly temptations. These thirteen chapters are pastoral, rich in application, and biblically faithful. This overview of Solomon’s life also includes a study guide, making it a great resource for both personal and group use.
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Jesus is Better Than Solomon - Thank You!User Review - Life Long Reader - Christianbook.com
What if you were offered anything you wanted? What would you choose? Fast cars, money, a nice job, friends, a big house or a big boat. There was one man who was offered anything he wanted and he didn ... Read full review
Good cautionary tale for all of usUser Review - Todd - Christianbook.com
This is a good book about one of the most famous characters from the Old Testament. But it is much more than just a good book about the wealthiest and wisest of kings, it is also a cautionary book for ... Read full review