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  • Judging Character

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Mar 26, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    We put a lot of priority into the way we look, but God sees on the inside. God values character over appearance, and can rightly help us do the same as we trust him.

    1 Samuel 16:6-13 Judging Character In our western society, we truly value outward appearances. People in America spend thousands and thousands of dollars on face lifts, behind lifts, and everything in between. Don Knotts, the actor who played Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith Show, once said, more

  • He Is The One

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Apr 23, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Two things we need most are found in Jesus: real security and deep satisfaction.

    King Saul was a major disappointment. As you know, he was the first king of Israel, and he was everything you would want a king to be. When we first meet him in the pages of Scripture, we are told that he was “a handsome young man.” In fact, “there was not a man among the people more

  • The Key To Receiving A Promise From God Series

    Contributed by Cameron Conway on Jan 15, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    What did David do to earn a grand Promise From God, and how God can take Us from a place of promise and bring that promise to pass in out lives?

    For more information and other teachings, podcasts, videos, books and study guides visit What did David do to earn God’s attention? What was it about that the shepherd from Bethlehem that garnered God’s attention to the point that he was the one chosen to be more

  • King David: An Introduction Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Aug 7, 2018

    I Sam 13:14 says, 'the Lord has sought out a man after his own heart and the Lord has appointed him to be ruler over his people'. Man after own heart: Pleasing to the heart, Gentleness and not doing things which will hurt, humble and simple. Are you?

    King David: An Introduction 1 Samuel 16:1-13 David was greatest personality in the history of the world. He enjoys very unique position in three religions of the world - Judaism, Christianity and Islam. I Sam 13:14 says… the Lord has sought out a man after his own heart and the Lord has more

  • The Good Samaritan Series

    Contributed by Stephen Smith on May 24, 2019

    The Story of the Good Samaritan in Luke chapter 10 and what it teaches us about the true nature of Sin. In this message we discuss the reasons why we cannot inherit eternal life and why a new spiritual birth is the only way of salvation.

    The Nature of Sin The Good Samaritan In this message, we’re going to consider the story of The Good Samaritanand what it tells us about the nature of sin. We begin in verse 25 of Luke chapter 10, when a legal expert tried to put Jesus on the spot! ‘Teacher’, he asked. ‘What must I do to inherit more

  • David Anointed King

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Mar 29, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    David's selection as king in 1 Samuel 16:1-13 shows us how God selected a king for his people.

    Scripture Today we begin a sermon series on “The Life of David.” John Butler writes, “David was a man of many hats. He was a king, a warrior and a shepherd as most realize; but he also wore other hats….He was a son…a shepherd…a singer…a servant…a soldier…a sufferer…a seer…a supplicant…a scholar…a more

  • Fishing With Jesus

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Apr 25, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    This is a sermon about Jesus 3rd appearance to His Disciples. An appearance that reveals that Jesus wants to help them and us become fruitful, successful and live an abundant life.

    Scripture: John 21:1-14 Title: Fishing With Jesus! Theme: The Risen Jesus leading us to enjoy a life of Victory! INTRO: Grace and peace from God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit! I want to talk to you today about the Risen Lord seeking to be involved in our every day lives. I want to more

  • Who Are You Voting For?

    Contributed by Jerry Smith on May 13, 2019
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    As a Christian, by what standard do you measure your leadership choices?

    As a Christian, by what standard do you measure your leadership choices? By God's? By your own? By the world's? Do you make your leadership choices according to strength, money, loud music, catchy slogan or jingle, empty words, emotions, popularity? Or do you choose your leaders more

  • The Measure Of A Man

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Jun 18, 2018

    This is the re-working of a previous message with new headings and outline.

    “The Measure of a Man” 1 Samuel 16:1-13 1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the more

  • Lessons From The Father Of A Nation

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Jun 17, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    From the story of Samuel anointing David as future king, we learn to obey God (which impacts others), to never stop learning, and to cultivate character. (Used as Father's Day sermon.)

    1 Samuel 15:34 - 1 Samuel 16:13 Lessons from the Father of a Nation This Father’s Day I thought it would be interesting to learn from the Father of a nation. We usually look at today’s story from the perspective of David, but why not see it through Samuel’s eyes? Samuel, in essence, is the more

  • When Men Walk With God - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan Vorce on Jun 23, 2018

    Great things happen when Men Walk With God. Last week we talked about Enoch and Noah. This week we will talk about Abraham and King David.

    Micah 6:8 ESV - He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? INTRODUCTION • Last week I delivered the first of a two part series called “When Men Walk With God”. Some of the points we more

  • Fill Your Horn With Oil & Go!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 3, 2018

    The oil is often the missing ingredient in spiritual ministry. We can’t be on the cutting edge of the Spirit without filling our horns with oil. The oil is symbolic of the anointing, unction, power, presence of the Spirit.

    FILL YOUR HORN WITH OIL & GO! 1 Sam. 16:1 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Mr. and Mrs. Brown had two sons. One was named Mind Your Own Business & the other was named Trouble. 2. One day the two boys decided to play hide and seek. Trouble hid while Mind Your Own Business counted to one hundred. more

  • Baptism Of Favour

    Contributed by Bishop(Dr) Sola Adetunji on Apr 6, 2010
    based on 14 ratings

    A short teaching of what it takes to enjoy the favour of God

    Divine favour is a special preference, an act of grace flowing from the throne of God. Favour is not related to your age, sex, position in society, title in church, physical appearance or educational background. I Sam. 16:4-10 The man highly favoured was not around; he was in the bush but was more

  • What Do You Carry?

    Contributed by Isaiah Banjo on Feb 4, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    “It is not the size of a dog that matters in a fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.”

    WHAT DO YOU CARRY INSIDE OF YOU? IN THE SECRET Written by Banjo Isaiah Preamble While I was serving my fatherland in faraway North-East Nigeria, Adamawa state to be precise, I was privileged to serve with the Nigeria Christian Corpers’ Fellowship as the State Evangelism Secretary in the year more

  • Kingdom And Chaos - God Chooses David

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Feb 21, 2019

    The first time, Samuel anointed a king, he found Saul, who was the most handsome, strongest man in the nation. This time, God sends Samuel to Bethlehem, to the house of Jesse, who has eight sons.

    Kingdom and Chaos 1st Samuel 16 – God Chooses David February 24, 2019 The first time, Samuel anointed a king, he found Saul, who was the most handsome, strongest man in the nation. This time, God sends Samuel to Bethlehem, to the house of Jesse, who has eight sons. 1 Samuel 16:10-13 NIV Jesse more