(Solomon) sent the people (home) and they went to their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the good that the Lord had done for . His people. 1 Kings 8:66

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. Karl Barth, Swiss Theologian, among the most influential of the 20th century. 1886-1968

When the queen of Sheba (around Ethiopia or Yemen) heard about the fame of Solomon and his relation to the name of the Lord, she came to test him with hard questions. 1 Kings 10:1

If believin' what they believes makes 'em the way they is, then it bares looking into. from Love's Long Journey by Janette Oke

The queen of Sheba . came to Solomon and talked about all the things that she cared about, emptying her heart to him. 1 Kings 10:2

.become known as someone who doesn't give advice, but gives the wisdom of God. And people, whose hearts are searching for real wisdom, will open up to you. Ron Daniel, Calvary Chapel of Cheyenne

Solomon answered all her questions; there was nothing so difficult for the king that he could not explain it to her. 1 Kings 10:3

Be prepared to be asked; be able to clearly respond and be wisely enlightening.

But I (queen of Sheba) did not believe these things (about Solomon) until I came and saw with my own eyes. 1 Kings 10:7

There is a . incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine. Sir Walter Scott, 1771 – 1832, Scottish novelist, poet, historian, biographer