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  • David: A Man After God's Heart (1) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Dec 18, 2020

    What was it that made David a man after God's heart? In 1 Samuel 16, we learn that David had a humble, hard-working, halleluiah-filled heart!

    David: A Man after God’s Heart (1) Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 2/21/2016 Most everyone who has ever been to Sunday school or Vacation Bible School as a child knows the familiar story of David and Goliath. We know David as the young shepherd boy who slew a giant with one more

  • The Anointing Revealed.

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Nov 24, 2020

    The old King Saul model offered contempt followed with with complete disobedience...

    The Anointing Revealed. 1 Samuel 16:10-14NKJV The time had come for new leadership. The old King Saul model offered contempt followed with with complete disobedience. Doing what feels good, what’s convenient. Therefore, the old extinguished, or put out, in exchange for God’s newness to shine upon more

  • The Role Of The Church In The 21st Century

    Contributed by Tesh Njokanma on Sep 12, 2020
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    A sermon that highlights 4 key Roles of the Church especially in uncertain times.

  • Pentecost - The Church Is Born!

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Jun 16, 2020

    What a day!!! In all of the history of humanity there was never a more important few weeks than the time that passed between the suffering of Jesus on our behalf and the arrival of the Holy Spirit. It is almost too great an event to tell as it cannot be given the justice it deserves!

    Pentecost - The Church Is Born! Today we will be reading from Acts 2:1-13 Last Sunday we took a look at a combination of Jesus’ ascension into Heaven and the Holy Spirit being given to all of humanity on the Day of Pentecost. In doing so we contrasted the work of God in the Old Testament and the more

  • Conquering My Giants

    Contributed by John Dobbs on May 30, 2020

    Every one of us have been fighting against giants in our lives over the past few months. These are actually NEW giants because we have always had giants to face. Each of these giants have names - they are not strangers to us.

    CONQUERING MY GIANTS 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Introduction Every one of us have been fighting against giants in our lives over the past few months. These are actually NEW giants because we have always had giants to face. Each of these giants have names - they are not strangers to more

  • Understanding The Real Battle

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Apr 6, 2020
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    When David fought Goliath, he was the only person who understood that the battle was not a natural one but a spiritual one. It’s a lesson that the Body of Christ must learn.

  • It Takes Guts

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Mar 23, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    It takes courage in these times, the sermon helps us deal with our issues such as Covid-19.

    “It takes Guts” 1 Samuel 16:1-13 1. What is Guts? • Guts are the digestive tract the intestine or stomach • Guts are the inner essential parts. Like the guts of a car • Guts is fortitude and stamina in coping with what alarms, or discourages : • Instinctual part of a person She knew in her gut more

  • Who Claims Our Devotion? Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jan 18, 2020

    Our devotion is not to a book, not even to a church building, and not even to our fellow parishioners. We derive our identity as Catholics from our devotion to the lord of the Sabbath, the lord of our lives, Our Lord, Jesus the Christ.

  • Only Idiots Throw Stones, Blinded Minds

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Sep 21, 2019
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    There are 18 Shimei's in the Bible. Shimei son of Gera has a great lesson to share. BE CAREFUL WHEN YOU THROW STONES... BLIND EYES ARE SAD, BUT BLINDED MINDS ARE TERRIBLE. Look up: Part #2 The consequences of throwing stones.

  • Doing The Right Thing

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Aug 25, 2019
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    Why do some people seem to have more in, from and through their relationship with God? Because they trust in God’s capabilities more than their capabilities and they practice the faith and the self discipline of the word until!

  • Depression: Madness In The Palace 1 Series

    Contributed by Oladayo Oladosu on Jul 28, 2019

    Depression is a complex and dangerous mental health condition that cuts across every facet of humanity and often seems so tacit in description and definitions.

    Depression: Madness in the Palace I Samuel 15:24 –16:1; 14--18 But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord troubled him. And Saul’s servants said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubleth thee. I Sam. 16: 14-15 (KJV) Depression is a complex and more

  • God Has 20-20, X-Ray, Telescopic, Microscopic Vision

    Contributed by David Nolte on Jul 22, 2019
    based on 2 ratings

    There are all kinds of eye problems, but God has none of them!

    “God’s 20-20, X-Ray, Telescopic, Microscopic Vision” 1 Samuel 16:1-13 David P. Nolte There are many eye ailments: astigmatism, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, far or near sightedness, detached retina, lazy-eye, blurred vision, double vision, dyslexia, floaters, color blindness, 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

  • David In Saul's Service

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 5, 2019
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    David in Saul's service in 1 Samuel 16:14-23 shows us how the Lord prepared David for his future service.

    Scripture Last week we begin a sermon series on “The Life of David.” David’s story begins in 1 Samuel 16, where we read that God sent Samuel to anoint David as the next king of Israel (16:1-13). When Samuel anointed David as the next king over Israel, David was just a young boy, perhaps as young more

  • David Anointed King

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Mar 29, 2019
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    David's selection as king in 1 Samuel 16:1-13 shows us how God selected a king for his people.

    Scripture Today we begin a sermon series on “The Life of David.” John Butler writes, “David was a man of many hats. He was a king, a warrior and a shepherd as most realize; but he also wore other hats….He was a son…a shepherd…a singer…a servant…a soldier…a sufferer…a seer…a supplicant…a scholar…a more