February 27-March 3, 2023
Bible Lesson 23 Solomon Reigns Wisely
Memory Verse: James 1:5 Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God – who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly- and it will be given to him.
- Adonijah, David’s oldest living son, attempted and failed to become king when King David was old and dying.
- God responded to Solomon’s prayer for wisdom by granting Solomon wisdom, riches, and honor. As a result, he became a great leader and was the wisest man who ever lived.
- Knowledge consists of facts or ideas acquired by study, observation, or experience.
- Wisdom refers to the ability to make good decisions based on knowledge.
- Early on, Solomon was humble, listened to God, and obeyed His laws.
- James 1: 5-6 states that anyone who lacks wisdom should ask God for it, because He gives generously to all who ask in faith.
- Godly wisdom is more valuable than earthly riches and treasures.
- In the dispute of two women over the baby, Solomon said to divide the living baby in half. Because of Solomon’s knowledge of human nature and the wisdom god had given him, he knew that the real mother would want to save her baby’s life, even if it meant she had to give up the child.
- It is important for Christians to listen to God because then they will receive guidance for what to do in life.
- Solomon wrote proverbs so that people could learn godly wisdom, discipline, and discernment.
- The wisdom of God is very different from the world’s wisdom, which does not take into account the spiritual consequences of people’s choices.
- As Solomon grew older, his riches and many wives drew him away from God. His sins of intermarriage and idolatry displeased God.
- Simply knowing the difference between right and wrong is not enough. A person must also listen to God, act on knowledge and godly wisdom, and choose to obey God.
- Omnipresent means always present everywhere.
- Psalm 111:10 teaches that fearing the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
- Wisdom becomes part of a believer’s life once he or she learns to fear and revere the Lord.
- Applying God’s Word to everyday life is the foundation for wise living.
- Solomon wrote 3,000 proverbs and composed 1,005 songs; he was a scientist with great knowledge of many plants and animals.
- King David wanted to build a temple for the Lord, but God planned to have Solomon build it.
- God provided the treasures and talents to build the temple and told David to begin collecting items needed for the temple.
- Stewardship is the careful and responsible management of possessions, abilities, talents and time.
- Believers are expected to be wise stewards of the gifts and talents God gives to them, which are to be used to glorify God.
- Wise stewardship is a form of worship.
Spelling Lesson 24
transfusion – a state or process of transforming fluid into a vein or artery
resignation – a state of accepting something reluctantly against your desired position
resigned – to have shown signs of accepting something reluctantly; accepted
intercept – to receive something by coming in between
admittance – permission to enter
remittance – payment sent for goods or services
luminous – quality of emitting or reflecting light
imposition – a state of placing an unreasonable burden upon someone; excessive task or obligation
opposition – a state of placing or believing something opposite
unilateral – relating to one side
contortion – in a thoroughly twisted state out of its normal shape
distort – to twist something out of its normal shape
aviation – the process of designing, manufacturing and flying an airplane
performance – something done before an audience; show
performed – did something before an audience
convict – to convince of error or sin
consequence – a result or an effect
adversary – an enemy, or one who opposes or fights another
rebellion – an act of opposition or an uprising against those in authority
conspiracy – a secret plan to commit a crime or wrongdoing
Test Schedule February 27-March 3, 2023
Spelling Pretest – No spelling pretest this week
Bible: Chapter 22 (Absalom Rebels against David) Test – Tuesday, February 28
Reading Tests – Vocabulary and Story comprehension Friday, March 3
Spelling Definition Test – Thursday, March 2
Spelling Word Test – Friday, March 3
Read and Comprehend Cold Read – Friday, March 3
Math – Chapter 6 Test, Wednesday, March 1
Homework: Please check your child’s agenda for daily homework. (i.e., math)
Study for upcoming tests!
Read AR book for 20 minutes each night.
Weekly Focus February 27- March 3, 2023
Bible – Chapter 23 – Solomon Reigns Wisely
Literature – One Day in the Desert
Language – Unit 7 Prepositions, Conjunctions, Interjections
Math – Chapter 6 Test and Chapter 7 Geometry
Social Studies –