1 KINGS 5

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1 Kings 5:1-12

WORKING TOGETHER

 

It is a wonderful thing when people can work together for the glory of God.

King Hiram of Tyre was "ever a lover of David".  When Solomon became king of Israel, Hiram sent representatives to greet him.

 

DAVID'S PROBLEM - Vs. 2-3

Solomon sent back to Hiram, reminding him that David had wanted to build a house for the Lord, but the Lord would not let him. God did promise that his son would build the house.  2 Samuel 7:1-17

 

SOLOMON'S PURPOSE - Vss. 4-5

Solomon's purpose was to build a temple for God.

 

SOLOMON'S PROPOSAL - Vs. 6

Solomon proposed that Hiram's people would cut cedar trees and that Solomon's people would assist.  In return Solomon would give Hiram whatever fee he required.

 

SOLOMON'S AND HIRAM'S PARTNERSHIP - Vss. 7-12

Hiram provided timber to Solomon.

Solomon provided food to Hiram.

There was peace and a pact (league) between them.

 

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