1 Kings 5:1-18 – Strong Alliance

Read 1 Kings 5:1-18

two hands shaking

It’s good to see that Solomon continued the alliance his father had started with King Hiram. Too many times when new leadership moves in old alliances are forgotten. From this account, it would seem like the bond is even stronger now between these two men and their respective kingdoms.

It starts with King Hiram extending his well wishes. Solomon seizes the opportunity and does something we see happening all the time in the business world. He had a need, and he knew the solution he was looking for. Then it simply came down to the β€œwho do you know?” question. Solomon was networking when his perfect partner showed up to continue the relationship!

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