The people of Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand on the seashore; they ate, they drank and they were happy. 1 Kings 4:20

Disappointment and discouragement often mark our day, but at God's appointed time, what should be, will be.

God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore. 1 Kings 4:29

God doesn't call the equipped, He equips the called. Jim Elliot

Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the men of the East and all the wisdom of Egypt. 1 Kings 4:30

You aren’t an accident. You weren’t mass-produced. You aren’t an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on this earth by the Master Craftsman. Max L. Lucado, 1955-

(Solomon) spoke . of proverbs, and songs. Also he spoke of trees, .animals, .birds, .creeping things, and of fish. 1 Kings 4:32,33

To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light. Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-82 US philosopher, poet, essayist

And men of all nations, from all the kings of the earth who had heard of his wisdom, came to hear the wisdom of Solomon. 1 Kings 4:34

Don't try to shine. Let the light that God put there, shine out. . Witnessing is not putting on a Christian front as to convince prospective customers. Witnessing is just being honest, that is, being true to what God has made you in your speech and everyday behaviour. John White