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  • Unexpected Journey: David

    Contributed by Dr. Ken E. Squires, Jr. on Jun 5, 2013
     | 4,026 views

    A look at the Unexpected Journey that God sent David on.

    7 But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” (1 Sam. 16 - NIV) The Big Idea: God's Unexpected ...read more

  • “called To Be King”

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 24, 2013
     | 4,183 views

    What characterizes a heart that is fully given to God?

    In 1 Samuel 8, we are told how the people of Israel asked for a king to lead them. When they made this request of Samuel he went to the Lord, and the Lord told him that they were not rejecting Samuel, but they were rejecting God from being king over them. Samuel was told to tell the people what the ...read more

  • After God's Own Heart -- 1 Samuel 16:1-13

    Contributed by James D. Thornber on Nov 2, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 13,512 views

    Part one of a series on King David which describes the characteristics of what made David a man after God's own heart.

    After God’s Own Heart 1 Samuel 16:1-13 If you spend enough time reading the Bible, one of the things you start to notice is that it never flatters its heroes. It tells us the complete truth, good and bad, about everyone we meet. This is one of the reasons that I don’t believe the ...read more

  • Perceive Passion Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 26, 2014
     | 3,895 views

    We need to decide what we are going to be passionate about in life. David was passionate for the Lord. The truth is you are passionate about something! The Bible encourages us to be passionate for Jesus like David was!

    Theme: True Life Series: Perceive Scripture: Proverbs 29:18 (The Message): 18If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed. Definition of Perceive: become aware or conscious of (something); come ...read more

  • Inside Out Means Looking Pass Me Just So You Can Know Me

    Contributed by Preacher Fo Real on Feb 20, 2014
     | 3,665 views

    Viewing People From The Inside Out Is Looking Pass The Outside So You Can Truly Know Them. It Is The Way God Sees Us And The Only Way We Should View Ourselves And Others In The World.

    The last few years of the 1960's were some of the most turbulent times for the African-American community. However, as a lad lost inside the safe and carefree world of my infancy, I did not have a clue the world saw me as inferior to the Caucasian race. I did not own this widely held notion because ...read more

  • God's Choice

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Mar 28, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,698 views

    In the sermon we will learn what God looks for in the person God calls for service.

    Gods Choice 1 Samuel 16:1-13 1. First let us consider the Character of David he had integrity, he was responsible, and he was faithful. • David was a great spokesperson A servant of Saul said , "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the harp. He is a brave man and ...read more

  • A Heart That Pleases God

    Contributed by Elizabeth Smith on Jun 10, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 12,189 views

    The kind of heart God wants

    INTRODUCTION: If God were to look at your heart today, what would He see? OR maybe, the better question is, would your heart attract God? Would He even want to take a glimpse of your heart? Or will He be repulsed? “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from ...read more

  • A Pleasing Heart To The Lord

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 28, 2013
     | 4,869 views

    God does not look on outward appearance but on the heart; create in me a clean heart.”

    1 Samuel 16:1-13 “A Pleasing Heart to the Lord” INTRODUCTION The Lord, God of creation, is a God of transformation. In the beginning, God transformed chaos into order by taking a formless void and creating sea, land, sky, sun, moon, and stars. God sent his son, Jesus the ...read more

  • Behind Enemy Lines

    Contributed by Bret Bone on Apr 20, 2013
     | 5,590 views

    This was a very difficult time for Samuel…Israel the country he served and loved for many years had rejected his leadership because he had grown old.

    Slide#1 Introduction: READ I Sam.16:1-13. Pray… This was a very difficult time for Samuel…Israel the country he served and loved for many years had rejected his leadership because he had grown old. On top of that his friend…King Saul was guilty of disobeying God’s clear ...read more

  • Raising A New Generation [vision 2013]

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jan 3, 2013
    based on 11 ratings
     | 21,224 views

    This is the year for empowering the new generation with prophetic, pastoral and administrative gifts. We the generation that goes before the new generation has to mentor and facilitate it and the new generation needs to come under that mentorship and grab

    Opening illustration: Scientists studied a native tribe in South America whose people have been dying prematurely for generations. After thorough investigation, the cause of premature death was determined. The disease was transmitted by an insect that lived in the walls of their adobe homes. This ...read more

  • In A Way Unexpected

    Contributed by William L. Vincent on Jan 5, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,446 views

    God will often use things, people and circumstances that do not make sense to the human intellect. God will speak into our improbability and bring forth our destiny.

    1 Sam 16:13 Now the LORD said to Samuel, "How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go; I am sending you to Jesse the Bethlehemite. For I have provided Myself a king among his sons." 2 And Samuel said, "How can I go? If ...read more

  • God On The Move

    Contributed by Keith Maynard on Sep 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,463 views

    When God moves, we must move

    GOD ON THE MOVE I SAMUEL 16:1-13 • GOD HAS PLACES • GOD SOVEREIGNLY SELECTS SCENES AND SETTINGS IN ORDER TO INSTITUTE AND INITIATE HIS WILL • GOD IS GEOGRAPHICALLY STRATEGIC • HE CONNECTS HIMSELF TO MAN o NOT ONLY THROUGH HISTORY o BUT ALSO THROUGH GEOPGRAPHY AND ...read more

  • Don't Look, But God's Looking At You!

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Jul 8, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,211 views

    God sees us for who we really are!

    1 Samuel 16:7-But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” Guy Henry tells this story…This ...read more

  • A Man Of Destiny Series

    Contributed by Herbert Armstrong Bosantog on Nov 5, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,678 views

    DAVID IS GOD’S CHOSEN KING a. He was NOTHING but a Shepherd Boy. But God hides GREAT things in NOTHING. b. David has a Great Potential. He had Courage, Strength & Ability. c The Favor of God surrounded him wherever He went. d. He was Victorious.

    III. A MAN OF DESTINY: Destiny: the future destined for a person or thing; fate; fortune; the predetermined event. DAVID IS GOD’S CHOSEN KING a. He was NOTHING but a Shepherd Boy. But God hides GREAT things in NOTHING. b. David has a Great Potential. He had Courage, Strength & Ability. c ...read more

  • Law Vs Grace In The Lives Of Saul Vs David

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Nov 26, 2012
     | 4,339 views

    I. EXORDIUM: What can King Saul and King David teach us about law and grace? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To learn law from life of King Saul and grace from life of King David IV. TEXT: 1 Samuel 16:7 (New Living T

    I. EXORDIUM: What can King Saul and King David teach us about law and grace? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To learn law from life of King Saul and grace from life of King David IV. TEXT: 1 Samuel 16:7 (New Living Translation, Second Edition) But the Lord ...read more