God’s Part and Our Part

Posted: July 8th, 2017 | Author: Gregg Stutts | Filed under: Difficulties, Truth | No Comments »

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If God said you could ask Him for anything you wanted…what would you ask for?

Healing?

A big pile of money?

A spouse? Or a baby?

World peace?

God gave King Solomon that choice.

“…God appeared to Solomon and said to him, ‘Ask for whatever you want me to give you.’” (2 Chronicles 1:7)

So what did Solomon ask for?

“Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people, for who is able to govern this great people of yours?” (2 Chronicles 1:11)

Solomon wanted God’s wisdom and knowledge, so he could effectively lead God’s people. And God not only granted his request, He also gave him wealth and long-life. In 1 Kings 10:23-25, we get a glimpse of God’s answer:

King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth. The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart. Year after year, everyone who came brought a gift—articles of silver and gold, robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules.

Solomon asked. God answered. God did His part. And yet, something went wrong. Something terribly wrong. We see it in 1 Kings 11… CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING.



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