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No prophet ever rose again in Israel like Moses, whom the LORD knew with such great intimacy. What signs and wonders the LORD sent him to do throughout the land of Egypt, to Pharaoh, and to all of his servants who lived in the whole land! What great power and great terror Moses displayed on behalf of all Israel!
God gave Solomon wisdom and great discernment. His insights were as numerous as sand on the seashore. Solomon was wiser than any of the eastern leaders and wiser than anyone in Egypt. He was wiser than anyone of his day wiser than Ethan the Ezrahite, Heman, and wiser than Mahol's sons Calcol and Darda.read more.
His reputation was known throughout the surrounding nations. Solomon wrote 3,000 proverbs and 1,005 songs. He described trees everything from cedars that grow in Lebanon to hyssop that grows on a garden wall. He described animals, birds, reptiles, and fish. People came from everywhere to hear Solomon's advice. Every king on the earth heard of his wisdom.
After this, Jesus traveled throughout Galilee, because he didn't want to travel in Judea, since the Jewish leaders there were trying to kill him. Now the Jewish Festival of Tents was approaching. So his brothers told him, "You should leave this place and go to Judea, so that your disciples can see the actions that you're doing, read more.
since no one acts in secret if he wants to be known publicly. If you're going to do these things, you should reveal yourself to the world!" Not even his brothers believed in him. Jesus told them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always here. The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify against it that its actions are evil. Go up to the festival yourselves. I am not going to this festival yet, because my time hasn't fully come yet." After saying this, he remained in Galilee. But after his brothers had gone up to the festival, he went up himself, not openly but, as it were, in secret.
When the large crowd of Jews realized that he was there, they came not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. So the high priests planned to kill Lazarus, too, since he was the reason why so many of the Jews were leaving to believe in Jesus.read more.
The next day, the large crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming into Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna! How blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord, the King of Israel!"
Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
When Peter was about to enter, Cornelius met him, bowed down at his feet, and began to worship him. But Peter made him get up, saying, "Stand up! I, too, am only a man."
Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.