Forms of corruption in the society
The following are the forms of corruption found in the society today:
Any form of corruption is wrong as it is an unfair dealing and causes suffering to individuals who fall victim.
1 Kings 21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Prophet Elijah fought moral corruption by condemning King Ahab’s behaviour involving Naboth’s vineyard.
(ii) Cursing the king/ treason.
Lessons learnt about the nature of God from the contest at Mt. Carmel
Factors which lead people away from the worship of God today
Elijah means “Yahweh is my God”
Factors that led to spread of idolatry in Israel
The Israelites were not supposed to:
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TEMPLE IN ISRAEL
The Temple of Jerusalem played important roles in religious, social and economic lives of the Israelites as follows.
The death of Solomon and the Division of the Kingdom
Lessons Christians learn from King Solomon’s reign
King Solomon’s failures
Although Solomon was a successful King, he had many failures. These include;