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A Wise Request

March 3, 2019 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: 1 Kings

Scripture: 1 Kings 3:1–3:15

A Wise Request

1 Kings 3:1-15

March 3, 2019





I.    A foreboding preamble. 1 Kings 3:1-3.


II.   A prayer that pleases God. 1 Kings 3:4-9.


       A.  Motivated by God's love and faithfulness. 1 Kings 3:6.


       B.  Characterized by humility and dependence. 1 Kings 3:7-8.


       C.  Ambitious for God's Kingdom. 1 Kings 3:9.


III.   Solomon is granted the wisdom he needs. 1 Kings 3:11-12, James 1:5.



Questions for reflection:

  • Are there places in your life where you love God with allyour heart, "except"...?
  • What is it in hyour life for which you are in need of wisdom?

  • With Lent approaching, what might be one way to strengthen or renew your prayer life?




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