King Solomon could have anything he wanted from anybody. But when God asked him in a dream for anything he wanted, he said he wanted “an understanding heart” – a heart to listen, to hear – so he could lead the people of Israel wisely. God was pleased with this request, and granted it. And Solomon got to use it in judging a dispute between two prostitutes, one of whom had a baby die and switched it with another’s baby.
This message is based on 1 Kings 3, and you can listen here: