A highlight from 1 Kings over the weekend

David Charges his son Solomon
2:1 When David’s time to die drew near, he commanded Solomon his son, saying, 2 “I am about to go the way of all the earth. Be strong, and show yourself a man, 3 and keep the charge of the Lord your God, walking in his ways and keeping his statutes, his commandments, his rules, and his testimonies, as it is written in the Law of Moses, that you may prosper in all that you do and wherever you turn, 4 that the Lord may establish his word that he spoke concerning me, saying, ‘If your sons pay close attention to their way, to walk before me in faithfulness with all their heart and with all their soul, you shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.’

This is a good charge to remember to pass on to young men. Be strong in the Lord and show yourself a man, How do you show yourself to be a man?
1. Keep the charge of the LORD
2. Walk in His ways
3. Keep His Statutes
4. Keep His commands
5. Keep His rules
6. Keep His testimonies
7. Show the Lord to be faithful when He blesses you

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