In that night did God appear unto Solomon, and said unto him, Ask what I shall give thee.
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast shewed great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead. Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?
And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:
Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.
2 Chronicles 1: 7,8,10-12
This is a late night post, so that before you go to sleep you have God on your mind and in your heart; and that when you wake up He is the first thing you think of to get your day started right. Tonight ask yourself what you truly need in your life. What do you need to be a better person?
Pray to God for what you need to be a better ambassador. God knows what is in your heart. Your heart will always reflect your truest self. Hopefully it also reflects our heavenly Father. Be the example you want to see in others, the example you know God expects to see consistently.
Have a blessed evening and be prepared to begin tomorrow with a fresh start and a new outlook on life.
Father touch my heart that I may be as humble as Solomon. Bless me Lord with what I need in order to be a better ambassador for You and Your Kingdom. I thank You now for Your blessings. Amen.
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