LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream and said, ‘Ask for whatever you want me to
give you.' [Solomon answered], 'Give your servant a discerning heart to govern
your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. [The LORD answered], '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.'" I
Kings 3: 5, 7, 9, 12 (NIV)
It was his first major test as king. The eyes of the nation
were watching nervously to see if King Solomon, this new, young leader, could
measure up to the high standards set by his beloved father, King David. The
dilemma was this: two mothers claimed one baby. An innocent life depended on
King Solomon’s sensible decision. The answer he received from the Lord and thus
carried out showed that the Lord blessed him with more wisdom than any other
The biblical story of King Solomon (an emotional Old
Testament account), escorts viewers into his very throne room, where we see, in
action, one of the wisest men who ever lived.
Use this 30-minute, animated Bible video to teach kids
about wisdom and trust in God.
interesting facts: Solomo۪n’s name is derived from the Hebrew
word shalom and means "peace," "complete," or
The name given by God to Solomon is Jedidiah, meaning
"friend of God" or "beloved of Yahweh." (Solomon’s case is
one of the few in the Bible where the name given by God is not recorded as
staying with the character).
Solomon was King David۪’s thirteenth son. His mother was
Characters: Solomon, his brother Adonijah, King David and Bathsheba, the
Priests, the two women and the child
References: 2 Samuel 12:24, I Kings 1:5-53, I Kings 3:5-28, I Kings
4:29-33, I Kings 5:3-5, I Kings 6:1-38, I Kings 7:15-53 & I Kings 11:42-43
Theme: Solomon’s wisdom comes from God. He puts his faith in
God, and God gives the great King the power to understand human nature, to make
judgments with great wisdom, and the courage to stand up for his belief in God’s
Wisdom always demands courage. Fortunately, God tells us
that He will bless us with the strength we need, if we come to him as Solomon
did and put our complete trust in Him.
Resource & Activity Books
Each interactive DVD includes a 48-page Resource &
Activity Book full of skill-developing activities, word games, puzzles,
coloring pages, and more, and provides hours of fun and learning!
The special "Certificate of Achievement" located
in the back of the book serves as an excellence award your child can display
after completing the activities.
and Values Taught in This Video: Wisdom, Inspiration, Judgment, Obedience,
Righteous Judgment, and Trust in God.