Sermons on 1 Samuel
Elijah’s expectation of Israel’s response to the slaughter of the prophets was met with a harsh reality. He went from a mountain top moment to running for his life. The LORD comes close, encourages and guides him again.
1 Samuel 24:1-41 Samuel 24:5-11 Psalm 731 Samuel 24:12-22 Psalm 62:5-8 Our motive to do the right thing cannot always be immediate reward Those that wait upon the Lord should have an attitude of trust in God This sort of attitude manifests itself in humility and love
1 Samuel 22:1-22 Samuel 23:8-22 We need community Mighty people are not born, they are grown Our community changes us 2 Samuel 23:13-171 Corinthians 1:26-31
1 Samuel 23:14-15 Psalm 13Psalm 63 Do not be surprised by wilderness seasons Learn the lessons of the season Remember that it is only a season
1 Samuel 18:1-161 Samuel 14:61 Samuel 20:14-15, 421 Samuel 23:15-18 3 Marks of True Friendship1. Selflessness2. Loyalty3. Authenticity John 15:12-17
1 Samuel 13:13-141 Samuel 15:10-311 Samuel 16:6-13 To obey is better than sacrifice Man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart We must choose between living for the approval of others or living for an audience of one Psalm 23
David’s lack of fear wasn’t because he was such a brave man on his own. He had courage because of his intimate relationship with God. His big faith was forged in the experiences of his daily life. Trust in God allowed David to be fearless.