Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Are you capable man or woman of GOD? Do you have ability to do things? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Leaders III. OBJECTIVES: To show ability and capabilities came from GOD. IV. TEXT: 1 Chronicles 26:30,32 1 Chronicles 26:30
Are you capable man or woman of GOD?
Do you have ability to do things?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show ability and capabilities came from GOD.
IV. TEXT: 1 Chronicles 26:30,32
1 Chronicles 26:30 (NLT)
30 From the clan of Hebron came Hashabiah. He and his relatives—1,700 capable men—were put in charge of the Israelite lands west of the Jordan River. They were responsible for all matters related to the things of the Lord and the service of the king in that area.
1 Chronicles 26:32 (NLT)
32 There were 2,700 capable men among the relatives of Jeriah. King David sent them to the east side of the Jordan River and put them in charge of the tribes of Reuben and Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh. They were responsible for all matters related to God and to the king.
Pray: Father-heart GOD make us capable man and woman of GOD for both abilities and capabilities came from You.
Capabilities and abilities will allow you to be responsible for all matters related to GOD and service of the king.
A. Author: Uncertain. Was thought to be edited by Ezra
B. Book Divisions: First and Second Chronicles are 1 book in the Hebrew text.
C. Supplement: Supplementary books to 1 & 2 Samuel and 1 & 2 Kings.
D. Features: Deals exclusively with history of Judah
E. Central Thought: Sovereignty of GOD
F. Central Character: David
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. What are capable men?
1. Responsible for all things/matters related to GOD.
2. Responsible for all matters in the service of the king. (GOD's children = son of the King of kings)
Revelation 19:16 (NLT)
16 On his robe at his thigh was written this title: King of all kings and Lord of all lords.
Numbers 1:53 (NLT)
53 But the Levites will camp around the Tabernacle of the Covenant to protect the community of Israel from the Lord’s anger. The Levites are responsible to stand guard around the Tabernacle.”
1 Corinthians 7:24 (NLT)
24 Each of you, dear brothers and sisters, should remain as you were when God first called you.
1 Peter 2:9 (NLT)
9 But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light.
B. Our whole capabilities and abilities rests on the LORD.
1. Only JESUS is able (Matthew 9:28)
Matthew 9:28 (NLT)
28 They went right into the house where he was staying, and Jesus asked them, “Do you believe I can make you see?” “Yes, Lord,” they told him, “we do.”
Romans 14:4 (NLT)
4 Who are you to condemn someone else’s servants? They are responsible to the Lord, so let him judge whether they are right or wrong. And with the Lord’s help, they will do what is right and will receive his approval.
Romans 16:25 (NLT)
25 Now all glory to God, who is able to make you strong, just as my Good News says. This message about Jesus Christ has revealed his plan for you Gentiles, a plan kept secret from the beginning of time.
3. GOD is able to make all grace abound (2 Corinthians 9:8)
2 Corinthians 9:8 (NLT)
8 And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others.
4. GOD can give us immeasurable abilities (Ephesians 3:20)
Ephesians 3:20 (NLT)
20 Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.
5. GOD is able to help us (Hebrews 2:18)
Hebrews 2:18 (NLT)
18 Since he himself has gone through suffering and testing, he is able to help us when we are being tested.
6. GOD is able to keep us (Jude 1:24)
Jude 1:24 (NLT)
24 Now all glory to God, who is able to keep you from falling away and will bring you with great joy into his glorious presence without a single fault.
7. GOD is able to save us completely (Hebrews 7:25)
Hebrews 7:25 (NLT)
25 Therefore he is able, once and forever, to save those who come to God through him. He lives forever to intercede with God on their behalf.
All our abilities and capabilities came from GOD, if you think you're not able to do something, always look to GOD and He will enable you to do it. (Philippians 4:13)
Philippians 4:13 (NLT)
13 For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.