Sermon Archives

The Anointed King: 1 & 2 Samuel
April 22, 2018

The King’s Lament

The King's Lament

Saul’s reign came to a tragic end with his death on the mountains of Gilboa. When David heard the news he wrote a song of lament for Saul and his son Jonathan. The song gives us the proper perspective on the tragedies of life, the harsh realities of death, and our longing for healing from […]

April 15, 2018

Desperate People Do Desperate Things

Desperate People Do Desperate Things
April 8, 2018

Fighting the King’s Battles

Fighting the King's Battles
April 1, 2018

Three Days and No More

Three Days and No More
March 11, 2018

Defeating Goliath

Defeating Goliath

The taunts of the giant Goliath brought paralyzing fear upon Saul and the armies of Israel. But David’s confidence in God made him fearless before the enemy. Though we are often tempted to despair, we have a Hero like David who shows us the power of a steadfast confidence in God.

March 4, 2018

The Lord’s King

The Lord's King

While Samuel mourned over the failure of Saul, God was on the move, preparing to reveal the king of his own choosing and through him to establish an everlasting kingdom. The selection of David and his special anointing demonstrates that God is fulfilling his mission in the world with a kingdom that will not fall […]

February 25, 2018

Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice

Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice

Soon after he became king of Israel, Saul demonstrated his spiritual ineptitude for leading God’s people. His impatience with God coupled with his natural instincts caused him to justify his direct obedience to God’s commands. Like Saul, the excuses we make to keep us from total obedience to God reveal the root causes of our […]

February 18, 2018

The People’s King

The People's King
February 11, 2018

The Rejected King

The Rejected King

Israel’s demand for a human king is a new stage in their rebellion against God’s rule. Rejecting the kingdom of God, Israel will soon experience the curse of the kingdom of men. Only then will they discover that the Rejected King is the only sovereign who can be for them the leader that they need.

February 4, 2018

The Heavy Hand of a Glorious God

The Heavy Hand of a Glorious God

The Philistine armies defeated Israel and captured the ark of the covenant. Although they had conquered Israel, the Philistine soon discovered that they were no match for Israel’s God. When the people of God cry out to him with true repentance, God helps them recover the glory he has made them to enjoy.

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