38. Solomon succeeds David as the king of Israel; construction of the ‘Holy Temple’ – the highest religious place of the Jews

38. Solomon succeeds David as the king of Israel; construction of the ‘Holy Temple’ – the highest religious place of the Jews

After the Israelites captured Jerusalem, David ceremoniously moved the ‘Tabernacle’ and the ‘Ark of the Covenant’ to the city. Though David was not permitted to undertake the construction of the ‘Holy Temple’, he gradually set about collecting material viz. gold, silver, copper, precious items, rocks and stones of various types that would be required to […]

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36. David’s Exile

36. David’s Exile

David thus killed the humongous, gigantic and well-armed Goliath with simple weapons like a sling and a few stones and more importantly, this he accomplished without letting his faith in God dwindle. But David did not have a sword to fulfill the oath of beheading Goliath and carrying his head back home that he had […]

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35. David and Goliath

35. David and Goliath

With God’s blessings though Saul had routed out the Philistines from the land of Canaan, they were certainly not going to sit back and resign to their defeat. They were searching for an opportunity to pick a fight with the Israelites and were also gathering forces for the purpose. Once they were done with assembling […]

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