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  • Perceive Passion Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 26, 2014

    We need to decide what we are going to be passionate about in life. David was passionate for the Lord. The truth is you are passionate about something! The Bible encourages us to be passionate for Jesus like David was!

    Theme: True Life Series: Perceive Scripture: Proverbs 29:18 (The Message): 18If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed. Definition of Perceive: become aware or conscious of (something); come more

  • Palace Or The Pasture

    Contributed by Thomas Custer on Mar 17, 2014
    based on 8 ratings

    what made David who he was, was not developed in the fanfare of the palace, but in the isolation of a pasture... long before he played for Saul, he played for God. Before defeating the giant, he practiced on trees, targets, bears and lions.

    Palace or the Pasture 1 Samuel 16:11 KJV [11] And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all thy children? And he said, There remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he come hither. Gene Edwards, more

  • A Heart That Pleases God

    Contributed by Elizabeth Smith on Jun 10, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    The kind of heart God wants

    INTRODUCTION: If God were to look at your heart today, what would He see? OR maybe, the better question is, would your heart attract God? Would He even want to take a glimpse of your heart? Or will He be repulsed? “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from more

  • The Key To Receiving A Promise From God Series

    Contributed by Cameron Conway on Jan 15, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    What did David do to earn a grand Promise From God, and how God can take Us from a place of promise and bring that promise to pass in out lives?

    For more information and other teachings, podcasts, videos, books and study guides visit What did David do to earn God’s attention? What was it about that the shepherd from Bethlehem that garnered God’s attention to the point that he was the one chosen to be more

  • Fill Your Horn With Oil & Go!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 3, 2018

    The oil is often the missing ingredient in spiritual ministry. We can’t be on the cutting edge of the Spirit without filling our horns with oil. The oil is symbolic of the anointing, unction, power, presence of the Spirit.

    FILL YOUR HORN WITH OIL & GO! 1 Sam. 16:1 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Mr. and Mrs. Brown had two sons. One was named Mind Your Own Business & the other was named Trouble. 2. One day the two boys decided to play hide and seek. Trouble hid while Mind Your Own Business counted to one hundred. more

  • Baptism Of Favour

    Contributed by Bishop(Dr) Sola Adetunji on Apr 6, 2010
    based on 14 ratings

    A short teaching of what it takes to enjoy the favour of God

    Divine favour is a special preference, an act of grace flowing from the throne of God. Favour is not related to your age, sex, position in society, title in church, physical appearance or educational background. I Sam. 16:4-10 The man highly favoured was not around; he was in the bush but was more

  • Fishing With Jesus

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Apr 25, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    This is a sermon about Jesus 3rd appearance to His Disciples. An appearance that reveals that Jesus wants to help them and us become fruitful, successful and live an abundant life.

    Scripture: John 21:1-14 Title: Fishing With Jesus! Theme: The Risen Jesus leading us to enjoy a life of Victory! INTRO: Grace and peace from God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit! I want to talk to you today about the Risen Lord seeking to be involved in our every day lives. I want to more

  • Kingdom And Chaos - God Chooses David

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Feb 21, 2019

    The first time, Samuel anointed a king, he found Saul, who was the most handsome, strongest man in the nation. This time, God sends Samuel to Bethlehem, to the house of Jesse, who has eight sons.

    Kingdom and Chaos 1st Samuel 16 – God Chooses David February 24, 2019 The first time, Samuel anointed a king, he found Saul, who was the most handsome, strongest man in the nation. This time, God sends Samuel to Bethlehem, to the house of Jesse, who has eight sons. 1 Samuel 16:10-13 NIV Jesse more

  • Dare To Live As A Chosen Child Of God Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Mar 14, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    If you are in Christ, if you have repented and accepted Jesus as your Lord and Saviour then the Bible is clear about who you are. You are a Chosen Child of God. As children of God, we must dare to be different in our words, our deeds and our actions.

    We continue in our series Dare to be Different and this month our focus is different family. Its been a while but I want to start with a couple of questions: Do you know who you are? Do others know who you are? Maybe the questions seems a little odd... I mean each of us knows who we are don’t more

  • What Do You Carry?

    Contributed by Isaiah Banjo on Feb 4, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    “It is not the size of a dog that matters in a fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.”

    WHAT DO YOU CARRY INSIDE OF YOU? IN THE SECRET Written by Banjo Isaiah Preamble While I was serving my fatherland in faraway North-East Nigeria, Adamawa state to be precise, I was privileged to serve with the Nigeria Christian Corpers’ Fellowship as the State Evangelism Secretary in the year more

  • King David: An Introduction Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Aug 7, 2018

    I Sam 13:14 says, 'the Lord has sought out a man after his own heart and the Lord has appointed him to be ruler over his people'. Man after own heart: Pleasing to the heart, Gentleness and not doing things which will hurt, humble and simple. Are you?

    King David: An Introduction 1 Samuel 16:1-13 David was greatest personality in the history of the world. He enjoys very unique position in three religions of the world - Judaism, Christianity and Islam. I Sam 13:14 says… the Lord has sought out a man after his own heart and the Lord has more

  • Who Are You Voting For?

    Contributed by Jerry Smith on May 13, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    As a Christian, by what standard do you measure your leadership choices?

    As a Christian, by what standard do you measure your leadership choices? By God's? By your own? By the world's? Do you make your leadership choices according to strength, money, loud music, catchy slogan or jingle, empty words, emotions, popularity? Or do you choose your leaders more

  • Judging Character

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Mar 26, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    We put a lot of priority into the way we look, but God sees on the inside. God values character over appearance, and can rightly help us do the same as we trust him.

    1 Samuel 16:6-13 Judging Character In our western society, we truly value outward appearances. People in America spend thousands and thousands of dollars on face lifts, behind lifts, and everything in between. Don Knotts, the actor who played Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith Show, once said, more

  • Life Is Better At The Beach - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan Vorce on Jul 7, 2017

    This is the first message in our Summer Sermon Series called "Life is Better at the Beach". In this series we will be talking about relaxing and cooperating with God concerning His purpose for our lives.

    I. Start your day right so you can finish well Lamentations 3:22-23 (AMP) 22  It is because of the Lord's mercy and loving-kindness that we are not consumed, because His [tender] compassions fail not. 23  They are new every morning; great and abundant is Your stability and more

  • A Matter Of The Heart Series

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jun 6, 2016

    The first message in a series on the life of David.

    1 Samuel 16:1-13 KJV And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. [2] And Samuel said, How can I more