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The Wisdom And Fall Of Solomon

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The Wisdom And Fall Of Solomon

Solomon was the wisest 
man of all!
But even his wisdom didn’t 
prevent him from taking a fall.

The wisdom of God he
 began disobeying.
By the many foreign women 
he began marrying.

Even in all of his splendor, 
glory and wealth
It didn’t add anything to his
“spiritual health.”

He built temples in honor 
to foreign idols.
Neglecting the true God 
of the Bible!

All of his wisdom
couldn’t prevent him.
From God’s judgment coming
Against him!

May this be a stern warning
 for me and you.
That our commitment to God 
remain faithful and true!

All of this world’s wisdom 
can't save your soul.
But Jesus loves you more 
than you'll ever know!

Accept his gift of salvation 
before it's too late.
So  you don't end up as Solomon!
With a similar fate!

By Jim Pemberton 

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    heartfelt and passionate...