Sermon Series
  • 1. Foundations Of Kingdom

    Contributed on Dec 29, 2002
    based on 81 ratings

    God uses the faithfulness of a woman to begin his work of bringing to fulfilment the promise to make Israel into a great nation.

  • 2. The Ark Is Returned And Samuel Leads Israel

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 42 ratings

    God’s sovereignty is shown in the way he brings the Ark back to Israel and in the way he brings victory over the Philistines

  • 3. Defeat For Israel, Victory For God

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    ALthough Israel suffers a defeat, God is still in control

  • 4. The Call Of Samuel And The Fall Of Eli

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 132 ratings

    The Priesthood has failed so God raises up a prophet to bring his word to his people. God uses the circumstances of Hannah to bring about his plan.

  • 5. Saul For King!

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 40 ratings

    Saul is chosen to be King but noone knows. God works in secret and he works through the indwelling of his Holy Spirit to change Saul so he can be King.

  • 6. Saul's Kingship Confirmed

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    Our God is a God who uses even our rebelliousness to bring about his purposes for his people. The people have abandoned God as king, but he doesn’t abandon them. He continues to deliver them, now using the king they’ve asked for as the avenue through whic

  • 7. The Last Straw

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 38 ratings

    It wasn’t enough that Saul had Go’s Spirit within him. He also needed to respond to the Spirit’s prompting with obedience. We need to listen to God’s voice and respond as he would have us respond. "Surely, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed tha

  • 8. Saul's Failure

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 50 ratings

    Saul’s mistake was that he was more worried about his success than God’s glory. God became for him a means to an end, rather than an end in himself. So this is both warning and a challenge to us. Make sure that God is at the centre of our focus in everyth

  • 9. A Boy With The Heart Of A King

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 26 ratings

    God looks on the heart not on the outside. The human ruler is at his most kingly when he bows before God, freely, willing, and out of love for God.

  • 10. David & Goliath - The Battle Is The Lord's

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 144 ratings

    God is the one who saves, not by sword or spear, but by his power, by his word proclaimed in the gospel, by his Spirit who fills each one of us just as he filled David.

  • 11. David And Jonathan

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 83 ratings

    Here is the story of a friendship that transcends personal ambition, family differences and even the circumstances of war. It’s a friendship based on a recognition of God’s will for his people Israel, expressed through one man, David. It’s a friendship th

  • 12. Witchcraft

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2003
    based on 30 ratings

    Saul continues to disobey God, this time by resorting to witchcraft. But God never abandons his people. He has a king prepared who’s a man after his own heart, who’ll restore the fortunes of Israel: David, the shepherd boy, who’s become a great warrior th

  • 13. David, Man Of Renown

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    Here is an example both of God’s providence and God’s grace in action as David’s wilderness years approach their conclusion.

  • 14. The Death Of Saul And The Life Of Christ

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    In the short term Saul’s reign was a failure. But in the longer term God had a king in mind for Israel, who, through his death and resurrection, would bring the salvation, the leadership, the rule that the nation needed and who, in fact, would extend that