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        (02/14/2000) shama`
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1. prayer note: shama`

If God were to appear to you in a dream and ask you,
"Ask what I shall give you?", what would you have
asked for?

The same thing was asked of Solomon. What do you think
he asked for?

Most of us would say, wisdom. The real answer that
Solomon gave can be found in [1 Kings 3:9]

"So give your servant a discerning heart to govern
your people and to distinguish between right and
wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of

The original word that was used was shama` which
stands for a discerning heart or to hear attentively,
discern diligently, listen and obey, understand, or to

And the speech pleased God and God gave to Solomon a
wise and an understanding heart [1 Kings 3:12].

So, to start with, to hear from God, let us start with
asking God for a discerning and listening heart. I'm
sure as the speech pleased Solomon, God will be
pleased and we will learn to hear from Him and to gain

You can read [1 Kings 3:5-15] for the bible passage on

2. Prayer update
i. update on keith - sandy
since we have not been working steadily,i have had the
time to rest up and help keith w/our Savior.although
it is rather trying at times i will continue.i do say
thank you to all of you praying for us.sickness is
still regressing and still shows hope for him.

Please continue to lift keith up. sandy has been
trying to preach to him about God and ask him to
accept Christ. Pray for her too that she will be
effective in this.

3. Number of prayer partners: 43
We welcome nestmom, ccollins73, beth into our prayer

in Christ,
Wednesday, February 16, 2000 5:10:30 AM   waihun
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