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  • No Substitutions Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Aug 4, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,416 views

    This is the 6th sermon in the series Pot Holes. What are you replacing God with?

    Sunday Morning August 9, 2009 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: Pot Holes [#6] NO SUBSTITUTIONS 1 Samuel 15:1-35 Introduction: Have you ever been driving down the road and noticed a warning light pop up on the dashboard? What do you do? I have to be honest usually I ...read more

  • Obey Or Be Sacrificed Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 31, 2009
    based on 51 ratings
     | 40,101 views

    What did Saul do that was so wrong? And if he was condemned for disobedience, what does that mean for us when we disobey?

    OPEN: A mother was telling about her 6-year-old daughter, Lori, who was studying 1 Samuel 15:22—"To obey is better than sacrifice" for her Bible memory course. One day Lori observed her 3-year-old sister, Kristi, being disobedient, and she immediately took her sister aside and sternly admonished ...read more

  • Saul: The King Who Fell From Grace Series

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Mar 5, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,752 views

    Lent Mid-week 2: Message based on (but not adapted from) Concordia Publishing House mid-week lenten series. Saul was chosen to be the Leader of God’s people. By choosing to disobey God, he lost God’s blessing and his position as king. Our King of kings

    Do you remember the last time that you decided to make a big change in your life? I’m not talking about doing something that is a part of daily life and living – like really wanting to go watch a movie or having an ice cream cone – I’m talking about something really huge – something that would ...read more

  • What's That Noise

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,976 views

    We claim to be free, but are we? This power packed message deals with the things that keeps us bound!

    “What’s That Noise?” Text: I Samuel 15:1-3, 7-9, 12-15, 24-26, 31 I Samuel 31:1, 4-6 II Samuel 1:3-10 Romans 6:1 Hebrews 12:1 I. Introduction If you ignore revelation you will find yourself in a situation. Saul ignored revelation and found ...read more

  • Saul's Fatal Flaws; A Man With A Worldly Heart

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Oct 15, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,295 views

    Saul gives us a great example of what a follower of God should not do. We can learn a great lesson from this mans life. God can work with anything except disobedience.

    Intro: Saul, if he were alive today could be the star of a reality TV show. It would be titled “What not to do when relating to God.” As we look at Saul’s life we can see pin-holes of greatness. However the little bits of light are later consumed by complete darkness. Ultimately if you ...read more

  • The Road Of Disobedience

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Oct 1, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,301 views

    We might think we are on the right road, but there are signs that we are really heading down a disobdient pathway.

    Passage: 1 Samuel 15:1-35 Intro: A few weeks ago we picked up Tom at the airport, returning from college. 1. on the way up the 101, had seen traffic backing up southbound. 2. so I was smart, took the 143 south to I-10 PP) trace the whole route on Google Earth photo. 3. what seemed like ...read more

  • Obedience Over Sacrifice

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on May 7, 2007
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,660 views

    Why is obedience more important to God than sacrifice? Obedience is more important than sacrifice because we can sacrifice without loving God, but we obey God because we love Him. Jesus said (John 14:15 NIV) "If you love me, you will obey what I comman

    Obedience over Sacrifice By Greg Johnson May 6, 2007 http://www.LovingGodFellowship.org One of King Saul’s major flaws was that he tried to spiritualize his disobedience to God and His Word. He was neither authentic nor transparent and was constantly trying to act spiritual in the midst of ...read more

  • A Spiritual Atm

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 24, 2007
    based on 71 ratings
     | 9,962 views

    Obedience to God and the blessings which follow it. Obey in our church ATTENDANCE, our TITHE, and our MINISTRY. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    A Spiritual ATM I Samuel 15:22 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/ATM.html 1 Samuel 15:22 And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice. A growing, soul winning church that’s ...read more

  • Obedience To The Lord

    Contributed by Jamie Wright on Jul 31, 2006
    based on 71 ratings
     | 5,166 views

    Obedience is the key to growth

    Pastor Jamie Wright * MFC * April 2, 2006 AM Read, Pray, Witness and Obey. 4 Essentials, I’ve heard ‘em my entire life. What is it to obey? Obedience- being in agreement (harmony and union) with and submission to another’s authority and rules It is a KEY to unlocking doors in the ...read more

  • Doing What God Asks Us To Do!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,370 views

    God gave Saul an instruction but Saul only half-carried it out. This short homily is a challenge to us: Let’s do all that God asks us to do; nothing more AND nothing less!

    In these days of terrorism this Bible event is hard for us to understand; and I know of one or two people who have rejected God because of it. The irony is of course that the story is primarily kept for us as a warning not to reject God’s instructions! Hundreds of years ago, stories such as this ...read more

  • To Obey Is Better

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,515 views

    Those in positions of leadership answer to God. When they desert God and go their own way, God can humble them.

    “To Obey is Better” I Samuel 15 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts In John’s Gospel, Jesus explains how to prove our commitment to Him: “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments” (14:15). In I Samuel 15 ...read more

  • Two Responses To Sin

    Contributed by John Harvey on Oct 7, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 7,451 views

    Sin has consequences in our lives. The text is the story of two men, Saul and David and how they handled their sin.

    “Two Responses to Sin” October 9, 2005 Today is a message dealing with a very uncomfortable topic. Sin has become an issue that all too often churches don’t want to address and don’t want to deal with. We like to focus on grace and mercy and forgiveness, but we fail sometimes to really look at ...read more

  • #12divine Possibilities: The Great Pretender Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 24, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,752 views

    We have been studying there is more than what man can do. God has a plan. Pretending and playing church will hinder God’s Possibilities. Don’t be hypocritical!

    SPEAK TO THE DIVINE POSSIBILITIES: #12--- DIVINE POSSIBILITIES: THE GREAT PRETENDER! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com We are studying Divine Possibilities: 1. Climb into God’s Envelope; 2. Accept the Mantle; 3. Starving at a feast; 4. Let God! 5. Dying in a Rut: When an ...read more

  • Excellence Or Obedience? Series

    Contributed by Charles Newman on Aug 3, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,012 views

    This is a sermon designed to preach to a group of pastors.

    Excellence or Obedience? Sermon by: Charlie Newman Introduction What in your life would you define as excellent? Do you enjoy excellent food? Do you have an excellent family, maybe even a few excellent friends or a church that excels in fellowship? I’m looking forward tonight to an excellent ...read more

  • Confession: Reasons And Excuses

    Contributed by Rich Cook on Jun 27, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,946 views

    God doesn’t want our excuses or reasons. He desires a pure heart and real confession. Both Saul and David confessed. One was real.

    Confession: Reasons and Excuses Purpose: To better explain full confession 1. Cheating reasons: a young man comes from a very poor farming family. The only way he can go to college is on scholarship. He wants to study agriculture so he can return home and help the family increase the ...read more