God Gives Solomon Wisdom 1 Kings 3; Proverbs 1:1-7; 2
September 13, 2020
While King Solomon is dreaming, God offers him anything he wants. Solomon needs God's help to lead, so he asks for wisdom. While most kings would ask for riches and long life, Solomon asked for wisdom. God was so impressed by this that not only did God give Solomon wisdom, he gave him riches and long life! With God's help Solomon was able to make a difficult ruling and write a book in the Bible filled with many wise sayings. God knows that we need his help too.
BIBLE POINT: God knows we need his help.
SUMMARY VERSE: “Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path” - Psalm 119:105
TALK ABOUT IT VIDEO
In today's Bible story, Solomon heard from God in a dream. That must've been very cool! Watch the video and see what happened.
If you could ask for anything you want, what are the first five things that would come to your mind before you made a decision? Why is wisdom an important tool for a king? What are other things you could ask for that would help you live God's way?
God knows that we need his help. He knew Solomon needed help to be a good king, so he offered to help him. And God offers to help us, too! Whenever we need His help, we can turn to Him and ask Him for wisdom courage, or strength to make the right choice.
GOD HELPS DAVID DEFEAT GOLIATH 1 Samuel 17:1-51
August 23, 2020
Goliath, a 9-foot tall Philistine, threatens the Israelites in battle. Everyone is too scared to fight Goliath, until David hears Goliath’s threats. He knows God is on our side, so he picks up five smooth stones and uses a slingshot to kill Goliath with a rock.
BIBLE POINT: God is on our side.
SUMMARY VERSE: “Live in harmony with each other. Don’t be too proud to enjoy the company of ordinary people. And don’t think you know it all!” - Romans 12:16
TALK ABOUT IT VIDEO
God is on our side. That means he’s rooting for us. We can have courage like David did, knowing that God is cheering us on! Let’s watch a video about a girl who knew God was on her side.
Why did Addy need courage? How could God be on Addy’s side, even if Annie the horse is having a grumpy day? What’s something you’ve done that takes courage? How did you know God was on your side?
God is on our side. He’s on Addy’s side, giving her courage to help her know she can do something really hard. God helped David know he could do something really hard, too. And he can do the same for us!