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  • To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice

    Contributed by Rich Hadley on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 55 ratings
     | 8,215 views

    A sermon for pastors and church leaders. It is a message on leadership illustrated from the interactions between Samuel and Saul.

    I Samuel 14:47: After Saul had assumed rule over Israel, he fought against their enemies on every side: Moab, the Ammonites, Edom, the kings of Zobah, and the Philistines. Wherever he turned, he inflicted punishment on them. Saul was a fighting King. He was a great general. He dealt all kinds ...read more

  • The Last Straw Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 11,514 views

    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

    When you think about it, being a Christian is a simple thing at one level, but it’s a multifaceted thing at another. And it’s so easy to get confused about what matters. At one level all you need is faith in Jesus Christ. At another level you need to be in a Church, you need to read your Bible. You ...read more

  • Partial Obedience

    Contributed by Gino Cascieri on Apr 6, 2001
    based on 158 ratings
     | 16,715 views

    In this message the believer will find out the results of partial obedience to the Lord.

    "Partial Obedience" Text: 1 Samuel 15 Intro: -I believe why the majority of Christians fail in their walk with the Lord and end up defeated is because of their lack of total obedience or partial obedience to the Lord. -In other words failing to do what God told them to do and the way to do ...read more

  • The Fall Of King Saul

    Contributed by Mike Richardson on May 19, 2001
    based on 119 ratings
     | 8,961 views

    The fall of King Saul could happen to us all.

    INTRO: AMALEK & AMALEKITES The Amalekites were an ancient wandering tribe descended from Esau’s grandson Amalek <Gen. 36:12,16; 1 Chr. 1:36>. They roamed widely throughout the territory which was later later settled by the people of Israel. The primary region of the Amalekites was in the ...read more

  • Consequences Of Disobedience

    Contributed by Victor Nazareth on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 228 ratings
     | 33,951 views

    Based on Saul’s partial obedience in destroying the Amalekites we look at the causes and consequences of disobedience in our own lives. God expects total obedience. Partial obedience is equivalent to disobedience.

    Introduction: The first King of Israel faced disastrous consequences because he failed to obey God. The hardening of his heart and his casual attitude to the sin of partial obedience caused him to be rejected as King. He lost his kingdom and eventually lost his life. As we analyze the reasons ...read more

  • To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice

    Contributed by Gary Webb on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 98,537 views

    The importance of obedience.

    Text: 1 Samuel 15:1-3, 7-31 (22-24) Introduction: The key verses to this passage are verses 22-24. Obedience is better than sacrifice. Actually, though, most of us don’t care that much for either obedience or sacrifice. If we had to pick one or the other, a little religious sacrifice is what ...read more

  • Trust And Obey Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 9,413 views

    Saul, Pt. 4

    TRUST AND OBEY (1 SAM. 15) I love mangoes. You can buy a good size mango during the mango season for $1.50 or in a box of 4-6 mangoes in a Chinese supermarket for as little as $2.99 and as much as $5.99. I usually buy it when it is $4.99 for a box of 6. A ripe mango is one of the tastiest fruits ...read more

  • Who Or What Are You Going To Cheat

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 5, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 6,618 views

    This sermon deals with the choices we make in life which rob us of other things.

    Who Or What Are You Going To Cheat 10/26/03 NLF I Samuel 15:13-23 Luke 10:38-41 Let’s meet a few people today. Randall is the star football player on the team. Last week against Southside, Randall rushed for 250 yards, and scored six touchdowns in the 70 to 6 blowout of East River. ...read more

  • Great Faith Seen In Respect For Authority Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 13,569 views

    This sermon examines the exercise of faith found in a decision to submit to authority. The direct relationship between our capacity of function in authority and our willingness to submit to authority is also discussed.

    Great Faith Seen in Respect for Authority Submission to Human Authority Part IV 3/17/02 We want to Begin this morning by reading a Story in Luke 7:1-10 7:1Now when He concluded all His sayings in the hearing of the people, He entered Capernaum. 2And a certain centurion’s servant, who was dear ...read more

  • Obediencia Series

    Contributed by Joel Bethancourt on May 16, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 4,705 views

    Ser un cristiano requiere obediencia. Esta es la condición clave de tu relación con Dios. Su señorío sobre tu vida requiere de obediencia, y a través de la obediencia tu cumples sus mandatos y estatutos.

    O b e d i e n c i a Ser un cristiano requiere obediencia. Esta es la condición clave de tu relación con Dios. Su señorío sobre tu vida requiere de obediencia, y a través de la obediencia tu cumples sus mandatos y estatutos. Al aceptarle a El como tu Salvador tú estás ...read more

  • Obedience Is Not Optional

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 308 ratings
     | 69,636 views

    Obedience is the duty of every child of God. It is not an option, but an obligation.

    Obedience Is Not Optional Text: I Sam.15: 22 Intro: We hear a lot these days about options. An option is “the act of choosing; choice; the freedom to choose” (Webster’s New Dictionary and Roget’s Thesaurus: published by Thomas Nelson, Inc., Nashville, TN., copyright 1984; pg. 499). If I ...read more

  • Sin Unseen

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Aug 20, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,811 views

    Saul had been given specific instructions, from the Lord, in leading the children of Israel by the Prophet Samuel. But Saul willfully disobeyed the command of God and did what he wanted to do.

    SIN UNSEEN I want to thank the Lord for all of the hard work that has been done this past week. You may look around and see where the walls are unfinished. A little bit of paint here and a little there. Some have wondered - Why is it not finished? There is a very good reason. It was necessary ...read more

  • Right Things In Right Ways (God's Will)

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 138 ratings
     | 8,191 views

    There are right things to do, and right ways to do them. Sincerity is not a Christian virtue - obedience to God is!

    Right Things In Right Ways (God’s Will) (1 Samuel 15:22-23) [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at: http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/protocol.html] There is a very common attitude in the world today, that whether a person is right or wrong is not as important as whether they ...read more

  • Expect Casualties

    Contributed by Jack Warford on Oct 2, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 4,912 views

    We must expect casualties while doing the work of the LORD! It makes no difference whether we are a Samuel or a Saul, we will have casualties, and too often they are caused by friendly actions. It comes with the territory and the ministry.

    We must expect casualties while doing the work of the LORD! It makes no difference whether we are a Samuel or a Saul, we will have casualties, and too often they are caused by friendly actions. It comes with the territory and the ministry God has given each of us. Some are killed in action and some ...read more

  • One Man's Influence Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,604 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.

    And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto him, Blessed be thou of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD. 1 Samuel 15:13 Rejection is one of the most common things we face, yet it is perhaps the most difficult obstacle we must regularly overcome. It is also one of the things ...read more