1 Kings 2

David charges Solomon to be faithful and deal with some matters of justice; David dies. Solomon establishes his kingdom by doing what David instructed.

  • Note verses 3-4—success in God’s eyes does not come by acting according to worldly wisdom but obedience to God.
  • What was essential for success in Israel was completely different from every other nation. Why?
  • How did Adonijah try again to take the throne?