Kings Week 2: Day 2
Pray and read
Ask God to be at work by his Spirit as you read his word that you might grow in love, loyalty and likeness to the Lord Jesus. Read 1 King 3:16-28.
Does anything strike you, or unsettle you in this story?
What is the conflict at the centre of the story? How do the people of Israel react on hearing the outcome of the case?
How does this story demonstrate Solomon’s wisdom?
Read Colossians 2:1-4. Solomon is renowned for his wisdom. And yet, there is a king wiser than he, the Lord Jesus.
How might you seek the wisdom which is found in Christ?
Praise God that all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden in Christ.
Ask God to help you seek the wisdom found in Christ.