(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on February 28, 2016)
Today we’re looking at Solomon’s life to see what we can learn about clearing ground in our lives, clearing ground and making room for what God wants to do in us.
Solomon is a wonderful reminder of the fact that a good start is nice, but finishing is what really matters. He started so very well, but the finish was painful.
I want to show you a penalty kick at the end of a soccer game. For a goalie, this task is almost impossible. You’ve got to try and stop a kick from point blank range, and people just aren’t usually big enough or agile enough to react and stop the ball. This goalie starts with things going really well…