- Read 1 Kings 11:1-9.
- What was Solomons’ basic problem?
- Why didn’t his great wisdom save him?
- What did Solomon’s advanced age have to do with his slipping away from God?
- When do I notice myself slipping away from the Lord?
- What keeps me from drifting away from full devotion to God?
- What’s wrong with 90% devotion to the true God and 10% devotion to other tings?Isn’t some devotion better than none?
Bonus questions -
- Why is intermarriage forbidden in Jewish law? Is it wrong to date a non-Christian today? What is your advice to “mixed-faith” couples today?
- Why don’t we practice polygamy today? if it is so bad, why was it practiced in the Old Testament era, even under the law?