2019-12-11 — See Christmas through a Child’s Eyes: Solomon: Childlike Faith to Boldly Ask for what is Needed

Midweek Advent:
Date: December 11, 2019

Theme: See Christmas through a Child’s Eyes: Solomon: Childlike Faith to Boldly Ask for what is Needed

– 1 Kings 3:5-11

– ( Pastor John Hein )

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Liturgy: TLH, p. 5 ff.

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Theme: See Christmas through a Child’s Eyes: Solomon: Childlike Faith to Boldly Ask for what is Needed

1 Kings 3:5–11 (Listen)

At Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.” And Solomon said, “You have shown great and steadfast love to your servant David my father, because he walked before you in faithfulness, in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart toward you. And you have kept for him this great and steadfast love and have given him a son to sit on his throne this day. And now, O LORD my God, you have made your servant king in place of David my father, although I am but a little child. I do not know how to go out or come in. And your servant is in the midst of your people whom you have chosen, a great people, too many to be numbered or counted for multitude. Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?”

10 It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this. 11 And God said to him, “Because you have asked this, and have not asked for yourself long life or riches or the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern what is right,

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