To whom will you listen?

Based on: 1 Kings 12:3-11

What would you do?  You have before you one of the most important decisions you will ever make in your life.  You are the new king of Israel and the people come to you and say that taxes are too high.  They want you to lessen the financial burden they are under.  How do you answer?

You have one group of advisers who helped your father make decisions and they say, “Give them what they ask for and things will go well for you in the future.”  But they are from a different generation and you don’t know them very well.  They just don’t seem to think the same way you do.

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