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<strong>King Solomon asks for wisdom (1 Kings 3:1-15)</strong>

King Solomon asks for wisdom (1 Kings 3:1-15)

Solomon was the son of King David, the musical monarch of Israel. When his father died, he succeeded him as king. At the beginning of his reign, Solomon was a man of great faith. Naturally, therefore, he turned to God for guidance as to how he should rule. As Pope Benedict XVI observed: ‚ÄúSolomon inherited … Continue reading King Solomon asks for wisdom (1 Kings 3:1-15)

The Psalms of David (Psalm 45:1-17)

The Psalms of David (Psalm 45:1-17)

The 150 psalms are a collection of religious songs that were originally used in the Temple worship of Israel. They include hymns, prayers, thanksgiving songs and royal anthems. Many of the Psalms are credited to King David, although there may well have been many other writers and editors. For example, a number are also said to … Continue reading The Psalms of David (Psalm 45:1-17)