Category Archives: I Kings

Amistad, I Kings 13

1.  Today, for Black History Month, I watched Amistad, a 1997 Steven Spielberg film.  For background, see here.  It’s about West Africans in the nineteenth century, who killed their captors on a slave ship and stood trial for their deed.  I … Continue reading

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I Kings 12: I Identify With Rehoboam’s Stupidity!

I’m getting hungry right now, so my write-up of I Kings 12 will be brief.  Something I notice in I Kings 12 is that the people have power over the king.  V 1 illustrates this: Rehoboam went to Shechem, for … Continue reading

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Struggles with I Kings 11

I just finished my quiet time on I Kings 11.  I’m a little full right now—physically, that is—because I went to the Indian buffet earlier this afternoon.  So I’m stuffed and sleepy and lazy.  But I’ll try to keep this … Continue reading

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I Kings 10: What Is Wisdom?

I just finished my study of I Kings 10 here at home.  I suppose I could’ve gone to the library today, since there’s no snow on the ground.  But I’m in an introverted, be-by-myself sort of mood. What can I … Continue reading

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I Kings 9: At Home

I did my quiet time on I Kings 9 at home.  And, because I dillie-dallied in between my readings, my quiet time took a while, which is why I’m doing my write-up later than I do when I’m at the library.  … Continue reading

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I Kings 8: At the Library

I’m at the library right now.  (When I paste this post on my blogger blog, I’ll be at home, though.) I Kings 8.  What can I say?  It’s a long chapter, for one, with 66 verses!  But I find that … Continue reading

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I Kings 7: At the Library

I’m at the library right now for my weekly quiet time.  Today, I studied I Kings 7. What can I say about I Kings 7?  I guess I’ll start with the brass sea.  I Kings 7 talks about a sea … Continue reading

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I Kings 6: At the Library

I’m in the library right now, and my eyes are bigger than my stomach—metaphorically speaking, that is. There are all these books that I want to check out, but I have so little time to read them, since I’m reading … Continue reading

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I Kings 5: At the Library

I just studied I Kings 5. At the moment, I’m not entirely clear about what to write, but we’ll see what comes out! I’m at the library right now, and my computer desk is pretty small, so I feel rather … Continue reading

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I Kings 4: Wisdom and Government

For my weekly quiet time this week, I studied I Kings 4. I’m at my public library right now because I wanted to avail myself of its resources. The commentaries that I read differed on how exactly to regard Solomon. … Continue reading

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