King Solomon Sunday School Lesson

Solomon had a dream.

1Kings 3:1-15

Solomon loved the Lord and followed in King David, his father’s footsteps. David appointed Solomon to be the next king after he died. 

The people had to go to high places to burn their offerings to the Lord. There was no house built to worship the Lord. Solomon built the first temple in Jerusalem, so that the people could worship and pray to God.

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One evening Solomon had a dream. God spoke to Solomon and told him, that he could ask for anything and it will be given to him. Solomon asked for an understanding heart and the wisdom to judge the Lords people, that he may be able to tell good from evil.

God saw and was pleased that Solomon asked for wisdom and not for things such as a long life or money. God blessed him with riches and honor and also said that He would lengthen his days, if Solomon followed the Lord. 


Meaning of Words & Moral of the Story

Meaning of the words

Wisdom: Is knowledge. To learn and become wise. Those who listen to God receive wisdom. To receive wisdom, is to read and learn the word of God. 

Moral of the story

We are all different, but with God’s help we can all make a difference. We should also strive for honorable things in life, instead of earthly riches.

Questions and Answers.

Q. Who was King David youngest son?

A. Solomon.

Q. What did Solomon ask God for?

A. Wisdom.

Q. Who builds the first temple in Jerusalem?

A. Solomon.


Solomon Suday School Lesson 

Verse of the Day


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Once you have saved the file, locate where you saved it, and double click to open it.

In order to print, open the downloaded file, and select the "Print" option from the e-book menu.

I drew these pictures so that you could add your own verses to them for the day.

Color the edgings with marker pens and a little bit of glitter. You can hand them out to the children to take home as bible verses for the day, even better if each child has a separate book, they can paste it into their own book.

How to Apply Wording in White Space of Picture.

1) On adobe reader, select sign.

2) Select add text.

3) Type in verse or wording.

4) Select file and save as.


Right-click to download the Solomon verse pic.

1 Kings 3:7

“Now; Lord my God, you have made your servant king in place of my father David. But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties.”

1 Kings 4:32

"Solomon spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered one thousand and five."

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With each Sunday school lesson, I try to give the kids special verses, activities and pictures to color in. 

Below you will find the download links for the special verse of the day and more. 

Please feel free to use them as you like for personal use in your own Sunday school classes. 

The wording and any images on this website are not to be sold or reproduced in any publications online or offline. 


Solomon Coloring Pages

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Right-click to download King Solomon coloring page 1.
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Right-click to download Solomon coloring page 2.


King Solomon Craft

Materials needed.

You need the card plan. Scissors, pritt (glue), colored markers, lint, colored cardboard and punch.

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Right-click to download bookmark plan 1.
Right-click to download bookmark plan 2.

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About Our Lessons

Dear Sunday school partners, all around the world. Please refer to your bible and compare to see if you agree with our children Sunday school lessons. 

The stories are not word for word out of the bible, they are created from my own thoughts. I am only human, so please check the stories out first before using them. 

These stories are based on easy words for children to understand, and my own thoughts. You are welcome to use your bible to add or take away. At the bottom there is space for you to give input and comments on the subjects. You are all welcome. We are there to make a difference in a child’s life so please come and let us work together for God’s kingdom.



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