Are you in, or looking for a way to avoid trouble?

If so, perhaps you should read this tip from an ancient wise guy.

It worked for him. Who knows, if you use the same approach, it may even work for you?

Bible Teaching Notes

1 Kings 3:5-14
3:5 At Gibeon
[located eight miles northwest of Jerusalem; tabernacle located there at that time (2 Chron. 1:3) though ark of covenant in Jerusalem (2 Sam. 6:1-17)] the LORD appeared to Solomon [second son born to David and Bathsheba (2 Sam. 12:14-24)] during the night in a dream [God occasionally revealed His will or word to people through dreams (cf. Gen. 40:5-19; Matt. 1:20-21; 2:12-13)], and God said [note that God voluntarily offered to bless Solomon], “Ask for whatever you want me to give you.”

Note:What would you have asked for if you were in Solomon’s shoes? At this point in your life, what is the blessing from God you desire most?

3:6 Solomon answered, “You have shown great kindness to your servant, my father David, because he was faithful to you and righteous and upright in heart. You have continued this great kindness…

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