Catholic Activity: Jesse Tree, Day 11- King Solomon
Symbols: Scale of Justice, Temple, Crown
Solomon is honored in Scripture as the wisest monarch. Though he used a real sword to make his point, he used his wisdom, the sword of justice, to divide truth from lies.
God foretold that David's son and heir, Solomon, would be the one to build a temple to the Lord God. Solomon did, in fact, complete the construction of the temple during his reign.
Recommended Readings: 3 Kings 3:23-28; 3 Kings 5:5