There is a fierce lust for power in every sphere of life these days, that includes the Christian circle as well.
1 Kings 1:1-53
Power, Pride, Arrogance, Adonijah
In 1 Kings, we see the story of a decline of a nation. They go from being a wealthy favored nation to losing it all and becoming slaves. There is much we can learn from this historic book of the Bible.
1 Kings 1:1-2:46
Solomon, Leadership, Pride, Adonijah, Sin General
Adonijah, one of the sons of David, set himself up to be the King of Israel. However he was a pretender who constantly sought to tha short-cuts. This passage reminds us that, in God's kingdom, we don't need more pretenders.
1 Kings 1:5-2:10
David, Adonijah, Pretenders