The Story, Chapter 13
"The King Who Had It All"
If you drop a frog into a boiling pot of water, the frog will jump out. But, if you put a frog into a lukewarm pot of water, you can slowly turn the heat up on it and the frog will stay in the pot and boil to death. Frogs can detect sudden changes in their environment, but they cannot detect small, subtle changes. And by the time that they recognize that they are in a dangerous situation, it’s too late - their bodies are too weak to get out. So, why am I telling you this? Chapter 13 of The Story is the story of King Solomon. Solomon started off strong, like a frog … green. He knew nothing about being a king, He only knew what his father David had told him about loving God and obeying God and knowing God. But one day, Solomon stepped into a pot of lukewarm water and didn’t recognize what was happening ... and eventually got cooked. When King David passed the baton to his son Solomon, everything started off going Solomon's way - h