At first he loved the Lord and was rewarded with unsurpassed wisdom. He then committed sexual sins and, as a result, fell into total spiritual depravity and idolatry. It also covers 666 in the Old Testament.
(06-11-2015, 02:52 PM)sPEktrall Wrote: He also repented and was forgiven. Ecclesiastes strongly suggests this. Gods mercy is great despite the wickedness he fell into.I was wondering how Christians could have such messed up beliefs about their own Prophet. Thanks for the clarification
2Sam 7:14 I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:
2Sam 7:15 But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.
Neh 13:26 Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did outlandish women cause to sin.