1 Kings 3 — Israel spent so much time getting out and away from Egypt and Solomon brings it right back in (v. 3)! I’ve always been amazed at how Solomon could pray for wisdom and receive it and yet still end up the way he did. The story about Solomon judging between the two women inspired comedic gold:
1 Kings 4 — Not much to say here. I’m thinking that v. 27 has some eucharistic implications but I’ll have to ponder that a bit more.