The Ripple of Sin (1 Kings 11-12)

We live in a time when the defense of sin is that we are not hurting anyone. What does it matter if we do what we want if we are not hurting anyone? This is the new justification for living how we want to live and committing whatever sins we want to commit. I want us to turn in our copies of God’s word to 1 Kings 11 because we are going to see the ripple effect of sin. In 1 Kings 11 Solomon has rejected the ways of the Lord. Chapters 10-11 of 1 Kings reveal that Solomon broke every command that had been given to the kings to keep. Further, the Lord directly told Solomon not to go after other gods. But he did it anyway (1 Kings 11:9-10)…

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