Something I read this morning made me thing in multiple directions.

1 Kings 11:3 – He (King Solomon) had seven hundred wives of royal birth and three hundred concubines, and his wives led him astray.

First thought: Is this where the Mormon Church got started? (It isn’t, but that was my first thought.)

Second thought: Seven hundred wives! Equally dispersed, that’s like 3.8 birthdays and anniversaries PER DAY!

Third thought: Concubines makes me think of porcupines. Either way it’s a sticky situation. Imagine 300 baby-mamas.

Fourth thought: So King Solomon was the wisest man on Earth, huh?

Fifth thought: (Actually this was Andy Stanley’s thought.) 700 wives = 700 mother-in -laws.

I stopped there for fear my head would explode.

What did you think when you read that?