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1 Kings 15:16 – 16:7

In Audio by Allen Webster

Every one of us came from humble beginnings. We were all born from dust and will return to dust regardless of our upbringing. He has blessed us all with unique abilities and with greater abilities come bigger responsibilities. We need to be careful who our friends are because it’s easier for them to drag us into sin than it is …

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1 Kings 19:22-20:21

In Audio by Allen Webster

We need to ask for help sometimes rather than wearing ourselves out. We need interaction with fellow Christians to build up our spirits. We need to train younger generations so they will be able to fill our roles one day. And we need to be more concerned about God’s opinion of us than the opinions of other people. He knows …

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1 Kings 4:23-6:10

In Audio by Allen Webster

Great things begin with a great purpose. We need to make our choices reasonably carefully and prayerfully before we are ever faced with a decision. Peace and harmony are blessings for which we should always be thankful and they depend upon the behavior of each one of us. We need to put our full effort forth into any task we …

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1 Kings 16:8-34

In Audio by Allen Webster

It’s good and pleasant when brethren dwell together in unity. We never need to try to outdo the wickedness of another. We must keep our conscience soft but we must not continue to anguish over sins after God has forgiven them. The promises God made in the Bible are absolute and He still demands obedience. We would be foolish to …

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1 Kings 13:1-34

In Audio by Allen Webster

No price should be great enough to make us turn away from God but some people will go out of their way to entice us to sin. Some will even claim their lies came from God.

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1 Kings 14:1-20

In Audio by Allen Webster

Our influence may continue long after we’ve lost contact with a person. Children are shaped by the influences they take in during their early years. A good child may be found in a wicked family. Our handicaps can sometimes help us serve God. We should not pretend to be someone we are not. We must be careful not to turn …

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1 Kings 6:11-8:9

In Audio by Allen Webster

Love expresses itself in obedience. Also God dwells in all of His people so we each need to build up our faith to give Him a good dwelling place. We do not need to concentrate on the physical building where we meet but on the worship that takes place there.

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1 Kings 21:14-29

In Audio by Allen Webster

Covetousness is a powerful evil. If a ruler is wicked his servants will be wicked. A wise king will be hard on perpetrators of evil. And we need to consider our actions every day because we will one day be judged by them.

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1 Kings 3:12-4:23

In Audio by Allen Webster

When we pray to God He may answer with a simple “Yes” or “No”. He may answer “Not now.” Sometimes He gives us something else that we need more. And sometimes He gives us more than we asked for. A mother’s love is a beautiful and reliable things. Good fathers provide the world with useful sons. And both delegation and …

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1 Kings 1:30 – 2:18

In Audio by Allen Webster

We can learn a number of lessons from 1 Kings. For instance fathers should never forget their ability to exhort their sons to faithfulness. We must deal interact with each person differently depending on their personalities. All people are fated to die someday. We cannot overcome our failures if we continually dwell upon them. And respect for our parents does …