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  • Ask For Whatever You Want

    Contributed by Maria Saunders on Aug 29, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    There are times in our lives that we need assistance in making sound decisions. Many decisions made are good but are they godly? True wisdom starts with a heart full of faith, not a head full of facts.

    “A person is not necessarily smart just because he says things that are smart.” There are some individuals that believe they know everything no matter what the topic may be. Actually, there are some who before you can finish asking the question they already have an answer. These more

  • If God Gave You A Wish.

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Sep 2, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    oday if God asked you this question how would you respond? • Family get saved • More Money • A better Job • Someone that you know could be healed • “"What do you want? Ask, and I will give it to you" (I Ki 3:5)

    If God gave you a wish, what would it be? This morning we’re gonna be looking at . 1 Kings 2:1-4 3:1-15 • And what we need to understand is that In the Old Testament, • God rarely appeared to people. • However, King Solomon had a number of direct encounters with more

  • Israel’s Experience With Human Kings The Wisdom Of Solomon Series

    Contributed by Rev. Clarence Eisberg on Oct 27, 2015

    The story of David appointing Solomon to the Throne of Israel was not without its own “political games.” Solomon. The third king of Israel demonstrates wisdom. our own nation needs leaders with wisdom

    The Game of Thrones- Israel’s Experience with Human Kings” “The Wisdom of Solomon” Our nation is in the whirlwind season of politics. Hillary’s Clinton’s campaign is always “restarting”. Her emails are in the news every day. On Thursday the New more

  • Wisdom: Putting It All Together Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Oct 30, 2015

    Wisdom is a vital element for a leader to possess and excercise.

    INTRODUCTION • VIDEO CLIP • SLIDE #1 • Sometimes otherwise brilliant people do not make good decisions. • Leadership is not easy. It is not easy being a leader because there are so many pressures from so many directions. • We have seen many great leaders make more

  • Young King Solomon Was Wise Enough To Know He Was Stupid!

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jun 10, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    What is it we ask God for; is it out of selfish motives or out of what God wants?

    I wonder what motivates us as individuals and as a congregation? I remember doing a Kiwi Host course about twenty years ago and I found out that eight percent of the population wake up every morning motivated by the one thought on their minds and that thought is “whose life can I make more

  • A Wise Request For A New Responsibility

    Contributed by Michael Gates on Jan 7, 2012

    The Request of a Wise Man

    A WISE REQUEST FOR A NEW RESPONSIBILITY Take your Bibles and turn please to 1Kings 3: 3-14- (read this passage.) On the occasion of this unusual visitation of God, Young King elect Solomon and a great host of the congregation of Israel had come to Gibeon for the inauguration of David’s more

  • A Wise And Rewarding Choice Series

    Contributed by Michael Gates on Jan 8, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    This message helps to teach all of us the power we have at our disposal as we obey God's Word and trust Him with eve

    A WISE AND REWARDING CHOICE Please take your Bibles in turn with me to 1KINGS 3:4–14. look with me in particular at verse 5- in Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said ask what I shall give thee. on this festive occasion young King Solomon and a more

  • If You Could Have Anything You Wanted Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 16, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    1st in a series about life of Solomon. An effort to get the audience to associate Solomon's request with the choices that are placed before them and to prioritize them accordingly

    I Kings 3:3-15; II Chronicles 1:1-13 Intro: Wouldn’t it be nice? Wouldn’t it be great to have 3 wishes, for whatever you want? I once asked our church family in Joplin to think that through – If you could have anything you wanted, what would you want? I’ll share more

  • Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by David Mcnally on Jul 1, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    Having an education and intelligence is good, as is common sense, but we need godly wisdom to get through the challenges of life, and this is only obtainable by faith and trust in Almighty God.

    1 Kings 3:4-15 Mark 6: 2b. Wisdom If God gave you a wish, what would you wish for? Money? Good health? To be young again? In the Old Testament, God rarely appeared to people, but once He appeared to King more

  • Choose Wisdom Every Time Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Mar 3, 2016

    King Solomon's wisdom reminds us that we need to follow the wisdom of the true King. This wisdom enables us to look back and learn from our past, as well as look forward and believe that we are cared for by our King.

    You can listen to the full message here:- Message 1 Kings 3:1-28 “Choose Wisdom Every Time” It is not easy to follow in the footsteps of great men. Billy Graham - many still organize evangelism rallies. - Franklin Graham (son), Wil more

  • A Discerning Heart Thru Change Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Nov 11, 2015

    What does this mean for us during change? This morning I would like to talk about some elements of change and see why a discerning heart is necessary during change.

    A Discerning Heart Thru Change 1 Kings 3:5-15 INTRODUCTION You are at work one day and HR calls a meeting and once everyone arrives, shares the news that half of the company is being let go because the company got bought out. Sorry. You don’t know if you are in the half with a job or more

  • Solomon: Architect Of God’s Kingdom Series

    Contributed by James Snyder on Feb 8, 2016

    Solomon is used by God to solidify Israel as a nation and is the bridge between David and the future/Christ. The perimeters of God’s kingdom is clearly outlined in the studies before us.

    Solomon: Architect Of God’s Kingdom Introduction… God’s plan can never be fulfilled in one man but God can use a man to define the “vision” and then bring others in to fulfill it. God used David to establish his kingdom and then God used Solomon to more

  • Lessons From The Life Of King Solomon

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 10, 2012
    based on 18 ratings

    The story that we are most familiar with in Solomon’s life is that of his asking for wisdom from God. Not only did God grant Solomon’s request for wisdom but also gave him power, riches, fame, and prosperity. Solomon had all that a man could ask for in th

    Intro: The story that we are most familiar with in Solomon’s life is that of his asking for wisdom from God (I Kgs. 3:5-11). Not only did God grant Solomon’s request for wisdom but also gave him power, riches, fame, and prosperity. Solomon had all that a man could ask for in this life. more

  • The Good Gift

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 29, 2018

    Solomon asks for the gift of wisdom so that he can rule justly and righteously over his people.

    INTRODUCTION Today is Reformation Sunday. This is a Sunday when we celebrate the work and lives of Martin Luther and other reformers—saints of the Church. It is also a time when we celebrate the reforming work of the Holy Spirit in the Church and in our lives. The Holy Spirit is constantly moving. more

  • Gifted (Part Nine) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jul 16, 2018

    We've been covering the manifestation gifts of 1st Cor. 12:7-11. Today we finish up the list by looking at the gifts of discernment and speaking in and interpreting tongues. [prophecy is in this list but that was covered when I did Rom. 12:6-8.]

    GIFTED (part nine) We've been covering the manifestation gifts of 1st Cor. 12:7-11. Today we finish up the list. 1) Discernment. We all need to have discernment, but those who are gifted in discernment have an increased awareness and ability to distinguish between the spirit of truth and more