Written by Irvin L. Rozier

Psalm 23 verse 4: "Yea, though I walk throughrepparttar valley ofrepparttar 148078 shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."

Luke 12 verses 4 and 5: "And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that killrepparttar 148079 body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him."

Matthew 10 verse 28 "And fear not them which killrepparttar 148080 body, but are not able to killrepparttar 148081 soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell."

Ancient Wisdom - Can it Still be Applied Today?

Written by C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot

*Advice on living a humane and compassionate life.

According to text inrepparttar Bible, King Solomon had spoken with God and asked for divine wisdom. As time passed by, King Solomon was approached by two mothers. Both women resided inrepparttar 147824 same house, both bore children three days apart from one another, and they were both alone inrepparttar 147825 home together. Whenrepparttar 147826 women came to Solomon, one implored, "...she arose at midnight, and took my son from beside me, while thine handmaid slept, and laid it in her bosom, and laid her dead child in my bosom. And when I rose inrepparttar 147827 morning to give my child suck, behold it was dead: but when I had considered it inrepparttar 147828 morning, behold, it was not my son, which I did bear."

To that,repparttar 147829 other women retorted, "no, butrepparttar 147830 dead is thy son, andrepparttar 147831 living is my son."

And there stood King Solomon wondering what he was to do to settlerepparttar 147832 dispute. Since neither mother would mournrepparttar 147833 dead child, whilst claimingrepparttar 147834 living as her own, Solomon was inspired by a quick resolution. Certain thatrepparttar 147835 true mother ofrepparttar 147836 child would find reason, he said, "bring me a sword," and a sword was brought torepparttar 147837 king, and he continued, "Dividerepparttar 147838 living child in two, and give half torepparttar 147839 one, and half torepparttar 147840 other."

Immediately,repparttar 147841 true mother spoke up, "O my lord, give herrepparttar 147842 living child, and in no wise slay it."

The false mother then added, "let it be neither mine nor thine, but divide it."

Based upon Solomon's clever analogy, he was able to determine which woman wasrepparttar 147843 true mother ofrepparttar 147844 living child. Givingrepparttar 147845 real mother her child,repparttar 147846 second woman left empty handed.

Becauserepparttar 147847 wisdom of God was within King Solomon to do judgement, Israel feared him from that day on.

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