Note: These readings are based on the Narrative lectionary reading for October 30 that Pastor Lorinda would have used if she were preaching today, and do not relate to Pastor Art’s sermon or theme in worship on October 30.

Discussion Questions for the week

What do you think of Solomon’s solution?
When have you had to sort out who is telling the truth?
Name someone you think of as wise. What makes them wise?

Acting on the Word

Be intentional about seeking God’s wisdom when you make decisions this week.

Daily Readings

Sunday, Oct 30

1 Kings 3:5-28

Solomon’s Wisdom

Monday, Oct 31

1 Kings 6:1-22

Building the Temple

Tuesday, Nov 1

1 Kings 8:1-13

Dedication of the Temple

Wednesday, Nov 2

1 Kings 8:54-61

Blessing the Assembly

Thursday, Nov 3

1 Kings 10:1-13

Queen of Sheba Visits

Friday Nov 4

1 Kings 10:14-29

Queen of Sheba Visits

Saturday Nov 5

1 Kings 11:1-13

Solomon’s Errors

Reflection Questions on the Daily Readings

What words or phrases stand out to you?

What questions or insights does this reading raise?

How does Solomon’s wisdom impact his choices and his actions?

In what ways does he not live up to God’s wisdom or the covenant?

Next Week: Elisha Heals Naaman (2 Kings 5:1-19)