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  • 1. A Heart After God

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 721 views

    Jesus described the hearts His followers would ideally possess in the Beatitudes, hearts we should strive to build in ourselves

  • 2. My Petition

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,334 views

    Hanna’s example of dedication to God demonstrated through prayer challenges us to pray about the things our heart desires.

  • 3. Why Do You Keep Doing It?

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 922 views

    When we begin to think God doesn’t listen to our prayers, we need to remember Hanna, a woman who was committed to prayer.

  • 4. Faith In Action

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 738 views

    Hanna continued to demonstrate her heart’s devotion to God by putting her faith in God’s help and care into action by delivering her son, Samuel, to the tabernacle to live and serve.

  • 5. Measuring Your Love

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 62 ratings
     | 1,322 views

    Saying "I love you" will mean more to our loved ones and to us when we use guidelines to evaluate what "love" means to us.

  • 6. Answering The Call: The Life Of Samuel

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,027 views

    Discovering what it means to serve God is best illustrated by examining the commitment of those who do serve, like Samuel.

  • 7. Softening The Blow

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 664 views

    Since we may minister to people who are hearing bad news, examining Samuel’s heart while he acts in this way provides keys we can remember if we too need to serve in this uncomfortable way.

  • 8. Promises For Believers Only

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 714 views

    Belivers must stop making excuses for lives of spiritual weakness and use God’s power for living by laying down their weaknesses and exchanging them for His strengths

  • 9. When Crying Isn't Enough

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 1,204 views

    Instead of being satisfied to feel "sorry" when we miss God’s mark, we should press on to produce change in life to please Him.

  • 10. It's Amazing What You Might Find

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 945 views

    As Saul was surprized by God’s selection of him as king, we too may be surprized by the opportunitites God brings our way as we use the situations He puts us in.

  • 11. The View From On Top

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 32 ratings
     | 682 views

    Saul found the view from the palace great, but the responsibilites were greater than his heart allowed him to enjoy.

  • 12. The Awakening

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,878 views

    Just as Saul was called out of fear to take his place of leadership, so we too are being called by God to awake from slumber and take our place in these days crying out for leadership.

  • 13. When It's No Fun Anymore

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 973 views

    David developed his faith by necessity as God allowed other helpful resources to go by the wayside.

  • 14. Not Quite Robin Hood

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 32 ratings
     | 737 views

    The story of Nabal illustrates the value of knowing when to act and when to practice patience.

  • 15. High Noon

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 529 views

    Honoring God in all the areas of his life had the unexpected result of uniquely preparing David to kill the giant Goliath.

  • 16. God's Favorite Things

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,664 views

    When God saw David as a man after His own heart, he noticed three important character traits He still values today: spirituality, humility, and integrity.

  • 17. Honor, Humility, And Faith

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 582 views

    David’s life shows how important our brokenness in confession and prayer is to God.

  • 18. One Man's Influence

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 611 views

    Saul’s failure to address his own heart and it’s lust get to the heart of the matter why God’ prefered David’s heart to his.

  • 19. Dealing With Failure

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 882 views

    When Saul made mistakes in judgment or sinned, he had the pattern of making things hard for himself by overlooking them or blaming others instead of coming back to the heart of the matter and doing the simple things God wants most.

  • 20. How To Be Better Than Your Neighbor

    Contributed on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 42 ratings
     | 712 views

    If we truly think we’re better than another, we must demonstrate it by controlling ourselves, not controlling our neighbor.

  • 21. In And Out Of Depression

    Contributed on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,101 views

    Just as David went into a "funk" of depression while he waited for God, we too need to watch out for periods of depression as we wait for God to work in our lives.

  • 22. "I Played The Fool, " Saul's Epitaph

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,595 views

    Instead of being like King Saul, whose life ended with disappointment, we can be like King David, whose life was characterized by hope, even when death was near.

  • 23. When God Says "No”

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,186 views

    When God tells us "no" to one of our requests, it does not mean He does not care for us, it usually means He has something else for us

  • 24. When God Seems Unreal

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 745 views

    If we choose to live as if God is not real in our lives, we may commit sins we too will regret for life.

  • 25. How Can We Make It Right?

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 763 views

    Psalm 51 shows us steps to peace we gain when we come clean and make things right after we sin.

  • 26. Sailing Through The Storm

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 944 views

    David was able to sail through the storm arriving in the aftermath of his sin with Bathsheba because he didn’t fight it, he went with it so it could fulfill its divine purpose.

  • 27. A Sheltering Tree

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 937 views

    God’s face in crisis often is seen in the face of friends He sends to help us, or in our face as He directs us to help others.

  • 28. Big Enough To Forgive

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,162 views

    David discovered that sometimes personal offenses are best forgiven, not paid back by holding grudges, getting angry, or giving paybacks.

  • 29. The End Of An Era

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,506 views

    David’s death brought the end to a unique time of history; have we lived in such a way to make an impact in history for God that will be remembered?