King Me Part 4 “Keys To An Understanding Heart”

King Me – Part 4

Keys to an Understanding Heart

King Solomon is best known for his _________________.

How __________________ is having God’s wisdom in your life?

We need God’s wisdom to navigate the _______________ and the _______________ of life.

Solomon came to power during a very _________________ time.

1 Kings 3:5-9

At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon during the night in a dream, and God said, “Ask for whatever you want me to give you.”

Solomon answered, “You have shown great kindness to your servant, my father David, because he was faithful to you and righteous and upright in heart. You have continued this great kindness to him and have given him a son to sit on his throne this very day.

“Now, Lord my God, you have made your servant king in place of my father David. But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties. Your servant is here among the people you have chosen, a great people, too numerous to count or number. So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?”

Solomon asks for an __________________ _______________.

God is _______________ with this answer. 1 Kings 3:11-13

11 So God said to him, “Since you have asked for this and not for long life or wealth for yourself, nor have asked for the death of your enemies but for discernment in administering justice, 12 I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be. 13 Moreover, I will give you what you have not asked for—both wealth and honor—so that in your lifetime you will have no equal among kings.

Solomon’s request was particularly related to helping him to relate to __________________.

  1. See God as your ______________________.

A life ______________ in God is the first step to          ________________ God’s wisdom.

  1. See your _________________ ___________.

We are all ___________________ needy.

Are you ___________________ for God?

  1. Solomon sees his ____________ as part of God’s _____________.

Solomon knew he was a ________________ to an __________    and he needed God’s ___________ to get to God’s ____________.

You are a part of God’s ____________ plan.