Like Noah, we are asked to leave what is bad. Our hope is to land in a good place. Life—like Noah’s ark— may take us through rough seas, but our hope is not in good circumstances but in God’s Word and Promise.
King Solomon asked God for wisdom to govern His people. This delighted God, and so God gave him wisdom to do just so. With wisdom from God, King Solomon was able to discern how to wisely deal with the two women who were fighting over a baby.