Studies in the Book of Kings 1 Kings 12:1-24

In the previous chapter we heard the Lord tell Solomon that because of his sins the kingdom of Israel was to be taken from his son, though not in its entirety. Two tribes would remain with the house of David, the most southern two tribes. The other t…

Fighting Over Phoebe Romans 16:1-2

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v.2       The term translated “patron” is patient of a number of meanings but the ESV is typical in rendering it “patron,” “helper,” or “benefactress.” T…