How Solid is Your Foundation?
“At the king’s command they removed from the quarry large blocks of quality stone to provide a foundation of dressed stone for the temple”(1 Kings 5:16-17).
Several years ago I visited Jerusalem, the ancient city in Israel where Jesus walked. It was an incredible experience. One of the most memorable things I saw was the actual stones used to build the foundation of the temple. These stones lay beneath the ground and can be accessed only by going into an underground tunnel.
The stones are massive and they are perfectly rectangle in shape. The Bible says the stones were moved to the temple area in a quiet manner in respect of the Holy site. It says the foundation was of a “quality stone.”
All these structures, from the outside to the great courtyard and from foundation to eaves, were made of…
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