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  • Anointing A Man After God's Own Heart

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Mar 3, 2018
    based on 15 ratings
     | 7,524 views

    The Lord's criteria for service.

    ANOINTING A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Israel had demanded a king, just so that they could be like the other nations. Samuel had protested, but the LORD allowed it. After all, they were not rejecting Samuel: they were rejecting the LORD (1 Samuel 8:4-7). This is the same ...read more

  • What God Has For You, It Is For You

    Contributed by Charles Mccall on Apr 16, 2010
    based on 37 ratings
     | 42,384 views

    What God has for you, it is certainly for you

    I Samuel 16:1-13 Topic: What God has for you, it is for you No matter what you are going through in this life, just know this one thing: What God has for you, it is for you. You may not have everything that you desire or need right now. But just know and believe this one thing: What ...read more

  • God Knows Your Heart

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Jan 11, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,029 views

    How can I have a heart like David’s rather than like Saul’s? Let’s learn what the Holy Spirit does as he works in our hearts through Baptism and God’s promises. A. The Lord’s not fooled by outward appearance B. The Lord’s Spirit changes us to the core

    Text: 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Theme: God Knows Your Heart A. The Lord’s not fooled by outward appearance B. The Lord’s Spirit changes us at the core Season: Epiphany 1 Date: January 10, 2010 Web page: http://hancocklutheran.org/sermons/God-Knows-Your-Heart-1Samuel16_1-13.html Grace and ...read more

  • Appearances Can Be Deceiving Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 7, 2009
    based on 65 ratings
     | 9,971 views

    God doesn’t judge from ouward appearance... but too often we do. What can we do to avoid that tendency?

    OPEN: How many of you have ever watched “American Idol”? (Nearly ½ the congregation raised their hands). Ok, how many of you have ever seen “Britain’s Got Talent.”? (A few hand went up) That’s understandable since “Britain’s Got Talent” is aired in Britain. It’s the English cousin of our ...read more

  • It's Time To Move

    Contributed by Keith Maynard on Feb 17, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,298 views

    This was a turning point message for the church I’ve been Pastoring for 6 months. It’s time to move on with God.

    IT’S TIME TO MOVE I SAMUEL 16:1-13 • GOD HAS PLACES • GOD SOVEREIGNLY SELECTS SCENES AND SETTINGS IN ORDER TO INSTITUTE AND INITIATE HIS WILL • GOD IS GEOGRAPHICALLY STRATEGIC • HE CONNECTS HIMSELF TO MAN NOT ONLY THROUGH HISTORY, BUT ALSO THROUGH GEOGRAPHY AND TOPOGRAPHY • PLACES HOWEVER DO ...read more

  • A Question Of Heart Series

    Contributed by Bruce Goettsche on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,400 views

    The life of David gives us principles for living with the heart of God

    A Question of Heart 1 Samuel 8 and 16 ©Copyright January 4, 2009 Rev. Bruce Goettsche SERIES: Living With the Heart of God This morning we begin a new series of sermons which I have titled “Living with the Heart of God”. The title of the series is drawn from Acts 13:22 where David is called ...read more

  • Election Day Confusion

    Contributed by Amy Bickel on Nov 2, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,223 views

    Discussion of the guidelines we should use when chosing which candidate to vote for.

    Election Day Confusion 1 Samuel 16:1-13, "The LORD said to Samuel, ’How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.’ [2] But Samuel ...read more

  • The Heart Of Obedience Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,957 views

    To show that we must have heart to do the will of God.

    Heart of Obedience Theme: To show that we must have heart and will Text: 1 Samuel 16 Introduction In 1 Samuel 16, God sends Samuel to anoint another King. God has rejected Saul as king. Because of his disobedience because he did not listen to the word of the Lord Saul has been ...read more

  • How God Chooses A Servant-Leader Series

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Oct 9, 2007
    based on 71 ratings
     | 25,669 views

    Let’s notice in this passage as we think about How God Chooses his Servant-Leader: I. GOD’S CHOICES ARE SOVEREIGN II. GOD’S CHOICES ARE SURPRISING III. GOD’S CHOICES ARE SPECIFIC

    HOW GOD CHOOSES A SERVANT-LEADER 1 Samuel 16:1-13 This chapter opens with God reminding Samuel of the fact that He has rejected Saul as king of Israel. Saul was chosen as king because the people wanted to be like the other nations around them, 1 Sam. 8:1-5. Up to that point, God had ruled the ...read more

  • Even Though You're Young Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Jul 7, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,308 views

    Too often, young people are told that they aren’t good enough, experienced enough, or educated enough. Meanwhile, talent and gifts are going unused.

    Tonight, I want to start right off by jumping into the Word and looking at a passage about a young boy being used by God in a big way. Let’s open our Bibles to 1 Samuel 16:1-13. ***Have a youth read 1 Samuel 16:1-13*** As we pick up our text, a man named Saul has been King of Israel. In fact, ...read more

  • Seeing As God Sees Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on May 30, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,631 views

    When God has a work for us to do He knows where to find us and transform our lives for that work.

    May, 2007 Seeing As God Sees I Samuel 16:1-13 INTRODUCTION: In this scripture Samuel has been instructed to go and anoint a new king. The Lord reproved him for mourning about Saul. God said, “I have rejected him and all of your tears and mourning won’t change things. Now get over it ...read more

  • Rejection Series

    Contributed by Richard White on May 19, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,807 views

    part 2 of series Facing Your Giants, the credit for the idea comes from Max Lucado’s book by the same title. This deals with how God uses those whom we see as unusable. David was the runt of the litter, God used him for great things.

    Rejection: 1972 was a bittersweet year for me. I graduated from High School (YAY), I had a good part in the school musical (YAY). I remember these times with great fondness, there were also the bad times. I had tried out for a semi-pro theatre group, I thought I had a great audition and ...read more

  • Waiting In The Wings

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,034 views

    A message on patience in waiting on God.

    WAITING IN THE WINGS 1 Samuel 16:1-13 INTRO: He is the second-string quarterback on his junior high football team. She is a housewife who substitutes for teachers at the elementary school down the street. The nurse has her beeper clipped to her blue jeans as she shops for groceries. The ...read more

  • Chosen For Greatness Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,601 views

    What made David a great king was not his resources or his relatives but his relationship with God this is the first in a eight part series on the life of David

    INTRODUCTION, We are a country of superlatives – have you ever noticed how many things we think are great? We talk of the greatest sporting event or the greatest team We speak of great actors or great performances Muhammad Ali once pronounced he was the greatest! To be honest like beauty – ...read more

  • Overlooked

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,915 views

    Sometimes the world doesn’t know where or who you are...God always does.

    1 Samuel 16:1-13 INTRO..overlooked..unappreciated..when is my time gonna come 1. God Picks from the Back of the Line- VS 7 We live in a world so overrun with pretty people Jesse is asked to bring ALL HIS SONS Doesn’t even INVITE DAVID Some say David wasn’t invited...ILLEGITIMATE Psalm ...read more