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  • Saul's Unfaithfulness

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 7, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 9,268 views

    To lead the children to understand some of the errors to avoid through Saul’s unfaithfulness to God.

    Unit 12 – Faithfulness Lesson 34 – Saul Disobeys God (Illustrates the Opposite of Faithfulness) Preparation for the Teacher 1. Aim: To lead the people to understand some of the errors to avoid through Saul’s unfaithfulness to God. 2. Explanation of the Aim: Faithfulness can be defined as ...read more

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

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 12, 2000
    based on 138 ratings
     | 8,130 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

  • To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice

    Contributed by Rich Hadley on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 55 ratings
     | 8,186 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

  • Expect Casualties

    Contributed by Jack Warford on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 4,901 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

  • Witchcraft- Who Me?

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Apr 16, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 8,969 views

    Some Christians believe they can do whatever they want, and not have any consequences. What do you believe?

    1 Samuel 15:10-23 (NAS) 10. Then the word of the Lord came to Samuel saying, 11. I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following me and has not followed out my commands. And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the Lord all night. 12. Samuel rose early in the morning ...read more

  • #1. The Powerfull Arrow Of Truth Series

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on May 5, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,492 views

    Part1 of a six part series. In part 1 we cover the importance of obedience to God and how the truth helps us be obedient to Him.

    Psalm 127:4 (Our emphasis will be on this verse) A powerfull warior of God always walks in obedience. 1 Samuel 15:22 says; "To obey is better than sacrifice" Obedience in the Bible is threefold; 1. Obey God before anything else 2. Obey God’s institution on earth (The church and its leaders, The ...read more

  • To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice

    Contributed by Gary Webb on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 98,501 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

  • The Word Of The Lord Part 2.

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Jun 8, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,514 views

    From Gen. to Revelations, the word of the Lord comes to many, is it in you?

    The Word of the Lord’ part 2. Psa 9:20 “Put them in fear, O LORD; that the nations may know themselves to be but men.” The word of the Lord is our guide into salvation, preservation, resurrection and eternal life. Your destination lye’s somewhere ...read more

  • To Obey Is Better

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 4, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,338 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 King ...read more

  • Doing What God Asks Us To Do!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jul 8, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,517 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

  • Two Responses To Sin

    Contributed by John Harvey on Oct 5, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 10,565 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

  • Legalism And The Spirit Of Witchcraft (Part 1 And 2) Series

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Mar 5, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,475 views

    God want’s us to walk in obedience but not blind obedience. That’s why He gives us a guide to follow.

    Exposing the truth of legalism (Parts 1 and 2) Rev. Jose’ Gomez Sr. Walking in obedience and Exposing the spirit of witchcraft and legalism God want’s us to walk in obedience but not blind obedience. That’s why He gives us a guide to follow. *1 Samuel 15:22 "But Samuel replied, “What is more ...read more

  • Rebel Without A Cause

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Oct 13, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,320 views

    A sermon about the dangers of rebellion.

    “Rebel without a Cause!” 1 Samuel 15:23 For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king. Wikpedia - Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 American drama ...read more

  • Be Obedient

    Contributed by Martin Holland on Jan 8, 2013
     | 9,930 views

    The actions of Saul gives classic lesson on obedience by his disobedience.

    Obedience 1 Samuel 15:1-24 In this passage of scripture Saul as the king of Israel is given a clear command from God (ref. 1 Sam. 15:3) to carry out concerning the Amalekites. In the actions of Saul we see a classic lesson on obedience by his lack thereof. Vs.22 to obey is better than ...read more

  • The Wrong Way: The Way That Seems Right

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 24, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 31,612 views

    ALL THROUGH THE BIBLE ... THERE ARE STATEMENTS DESIGNED TO MAKE US AWARE OF POTENTIAL DANGER. One such warning is in Proverbs 14:12: "There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death."

    ALL THROUGH THE BIBLE ... THERE ARE STATEMENTS DESIGNED TO MAKE US AWARE OF POTENTIAL DANGER. The Lord reveals to us those things; knowing what is best for us and what can hurt our relationship to Him. We are often informed of wrong choices, and told of the expected consequences. We need to be ...read more