The Wisdom of Solomon

Christian Religious Studies SS2 Second Term

Week 5

Topic: The Wisdom of Solomon

Performance objectives

Pupils should be able to:

  1. Identify the source of Solomon’s wisdom
  2. Explain how Solomon used his wisdom
  3. Specify the importance of making wise decision in life
  4. Recognize God as the source of wisdom


A. Solomon’s request for wisdom from God (1kings 3:3-15)

The success of any leader is largely determined by his or her ability to take bad decisions. This, to a great extent, explains the reasons why Solomon requested for wisdom when God appeared to him in a dream in Gibeon.

When Solomon went to Gibeon to sacrifice to the Lord, God appeared to him in a dream by night and God said.... View More

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