November Memory Verse: God gave Solomon wisdom and very great understanding. (1 Kings 4:29)

November 19: Solomon Builds the Temple. Solomon followed the detailed plans for building the Temple with great care. He took on this complicated project with great excitement and joy and built relationships with other countries to get the supplies he needed. When the Temple was finished, Solomon offered a sacrifice to dedicate the Temple and a great celebration was held.  1 Kings 6:1-38

November 26: Solomon Dedicates the Temple. A celebration which lasted for weeks was held to dedicate the Temple. Solomon offered a prayer of dedication and sacrifices to God's glory. The chest of God which contained the covenant was placed in the Holy of Holies. The Temple was a place where God could be specially honored.  1 Kings 8:1-66