David and Solomon, Part 6


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Solomon’s reign as King started off so well, thanks to this:

Now, O 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?” (1 Kings 3:7-9 | NIV84)

That’s a marvelous prayer that leaders of men ought to pray every day. And God’s answer is equally marvelous:

The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this. So God said to him, “Since you have asked for this and not for long life or wealth for yourself, nor have…

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