“Now, 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 NIV
Dear Heavenly Father,
King Solomon was a man of great wisdom and knowledge. You gave him the ability to rule over your people. Today, Lord, we come to you in prayer, and pray that you will give us the wisdom, knowledge and tools needed to continue to serve You, by serving others. For when we give unto the least of these, we give it unto You.
In the name of Jesus we pray – Amen.
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 asked for the death of your enemies but for discernment in administering justice, I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be.1 Kings 3:10-12 NIV