Everyone wants to be successful. The problem, though, is that most people misunderstand what constitutes true success. The world defines success in terms of our accomplishments, the fame and fortune we achieve, and the recognitions we receive, all of which are fleeting and temporary successes at best. True success, however, is based upon our character, the relationship we have with God, and the glory God receives from our lives. So how do we achieve this level of success?
Lessons from Solomon answers this question by looking at the life of King Solomon, a man who not only achieved success by the worlds standards but also hadand losttrue success that comes from knowing God. Author Glen A. Blanscet has penned engaging narrative retellings of King Solomons story from the Bible, and from King Solomons story we learn several success lessons that we can apply in our own search for true success in life.
Based on the life of Solomon, Blanscet has distilled from Solomons story the life lessons that lead us to genuine success from the wisest man who ever lived. I highly recommend this book!
Dr. David L. Allen, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
In this book, Glen Blanscet has masterfully extracted from scripture Solomons successes and failures, providing the reader with vivid lessons on attaining true success.
Steve Mullen, PhD,
Dallas Baptist University
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About the Author
Glen Blanscet is an author, speaker, and adjunct professor in biblical studies. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University and practiced corporate and securities law for many years in a major law firm in Dallas, Texas, and in house for a large publicly traded corporation where he served as vice president and general counsel. He left full-time legal practice to enter into the ministry and obtained his masters of divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Thereafter, he served as the executive pastor of First Baptist Church in Carrollton, Texas, for several years. Since leaving his church position, Glen has continued his active involvement in his community, being elected to the city council for the city of Carrollton in 2015 and re-elected for a second term in 2018. He also served as mayor pro tem for the city from 2017 to 2018.
Glen lives in Carrollton, Texas. He and his wife, Becky, have two children and two grandchildren. Glen enjoys reading and studying American history, especially the biographies and stories of the US presidents. He has a collection of biographies and autobiographies on all of the presidents (except some of the most recent ones) and is in the process of reading through those biographies in the order of their presidencies, which he has found to be a fascinating way to read American history.
For more information about Glen or to obtain contact details for speaking engagements, check out his website at GlenBlanscet.com.