It is shameful to add another kingdom to your own as

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It is shameful to add another kingdom to your own as for your own to be added to another’s You had an ignoble mind if you thought Constantine gave away the better part of his empire He had thirst for dominion and waged war against nations and attacked others against him (even friends and family) They said it was because he became a Christian – is that why he renounced the best part of his empire? – that kingdom was incompatible with the Christian religion If that had been the case, however, Constantine must restore his cities to liberty, not change their masters but of none of them did God demand that he should resign his government, that he should give away part of his kingdom, but only that he should give the Hebrews their liberty and protect them from their aggressive neighbors. Constantine was cured of leprosy; he wished to honor God Jeroboam was the first one chosen by God to be king of Israel and indeed from a very
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