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Gibeon: The First Book Of Kings

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The First Book of Kings introduces to us an episode from the beginning of the reign of Solomon, a king well-known for his wisdom. His petition to God has to inspire us and all those who work in public service to be just and generous. Solomon’s dream in Gibeon is reflected in the parables of the treasure and the pearl that we hear in the Gospel of Matthew. Jesus tells us that true wisdom means to leave everything behind in order to get the riches of the Kingdom of God inaugurated by Him. These treasures are within ourselves because we have been chosen by God “to be conformed to the image of Christ,” as St. Paul states in the letter to the Romans. In this way, we finish the reading of the parables of the Kingdom from the thirteenth chapter of
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