Solomon, a Slave to Passion

I Kings 11

Wise people can do foolish things.

Proverbs 5:15-18 says,

Sexual sins have at least three clear victims:

Sexual sins injure God.

It would have been easy for Solomon to rationalize his sin
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Solomon’s lust opened the door to all kinds of abomination.

Sexual sins have personal injury consequences.

Solomon’s sin divided the Kingdom of Israel.

Sexual sins hold us in a powerful noose.

Matthew 5:27-30 says, 

1 John 1:5-9 says, 

Romans 12:2 says, 

Sexual sins injure people we love.

Rehoboam’s foolish response divided the Kingdom.
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We live in a dysfunctional family.

This is another story of Old Testament “Amazing Grace”.