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  • Testing Loyalty Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 30, 2013
    based on 8 ratings
     | 15,216 views

    David put his covenant friendship with Jonathan to the test. He does so by putting his life in Jonathan's hand. It is the occasion for a confirmation of the covenant between them & also of a very sad parting.

    The Life of David: David's Early Years 1 SAMUEL 20:1-23 TESTING LOYALTY This is a sad chapter in the lives of Saul, Jonathan and David. David goes to Jonathan convinced that Saul is intent on putting him to death. David is seeking to learn what he has done to cause Saul to feel this way ...read more

  • Jonathan - Covenant Friend Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jul 28, 2008
    based on 42 ratings
     | 17,207 views

    Looks at Jonathan and the characteristics of true friendship and the need for that in our lives.

    Jonathan – Covenant Friend A Covenant friend is Committed (v. 18:1-4; 20:16-42) A Covenant friend is Loyal (v. 4) A Covenant friend is Accountable (v. 8) A Covenant friend is Honest (v. 9-15) A Covenant Friend is Christ Centered (many verses, Lord) Jonathon is a good example of a Covenant ...read more

  • Funeral Service Sermon For Bishop Mike Brandebura

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 5,425 views

    A sermon given at the funeral service for a minister, Bishop, husband, father and my friend. He want a message that would touch the unsaved hearts of family and friends and bring them to Jesus.

    Funeral Service sermon for Bishop Mike Brandebura Listen to the Word of grace: Jesus said, I am the resurrection and I am life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, yet they shall live, and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning ...read more

  • The Friendship Of David And Jonathan Series

    Contributed by Mike Rexroat on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 22 ratings
     | 12,654 views

    A look at an example of the friendship between David and Jonathan.

    We talked last week a little bit about music and how powerful a medium it is so I thought that we would start out today with a little bit of a game...we’re going to be talking today about friendship and loyalty so let me ask you a question...name some songs where friendship is a theme. Think of ...read more

  • Building Your Alliances Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Apr 14, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,886 views

    What are the indications of strong, healthy friendships?

    Shera and I watched on Thursday evening as Christie voted out of the Amazon on Survivor. Her mistake? She refused to join a solid alliance. She had the opportunity, but she simply wouldn’t commit herself. As a result, people thought she was flip-flopping and not to be trusted, so they voted her ...read more

  • With Friends Like This

    Contributed by T. Michael Crews on Dec 2, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,344 views

    An Exposition of 1 Sam. 20

    With Friends Like This 1 Sam. 20 Pastor Stu Webber relates a story from his youth in 1967. We were at war with Vietnam. And there I was, at the U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Georgia. I can still hear the raspy voice of the sergeant: "We are here to save your lives. We’re going to see ...read more

  • Best Freinds Series

    Contributed by W F on Sep 28, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,437 views

    Jonathan and David show us how to build, strengthen and continue our friendships (Part 3 in "Fresh Lessons From Former Leaders.")

    FRESH LESSONS FROM FORMER LEADERS “Jonathan and David - Best Friends” 1 Samuel 20 In yesterday’s West Australian Newspaper Hugh Mackay quotes an Edith Cowan University study which shows the depth of Australian anxiety and insecurity. In the land of the long weekend - - normally know for it’s ...read more

  • One Life To Live Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Dec 1, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 10,556 views

    James describes for us the kind of attitude that Christians should have about their life. The basis of our attitude, that I believe James describes, is that Christians are people who know that they have one life to live and it counts how you live it.

    8 RULES FOR A SUCCESSFUL CHRISTIAN LIFE: ONE LIFE TO LIVE JAMES 4:13-17 INTRODUCTION… How Long Things Last, Frank Kendig and Richard Hutton, 1979 · Experts estimate that if a normal cassette tape is played about 100 times a year, sound quality will deteriorate somewhat after about 10 years. ...read more

  • Relationships That Work!

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 3, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,827 views

    Relationships that work and last for eternity are steered by honesty and authenticity. They are also maintained by a commitment that will last for eternity. The only way they can endure the test of time is for them to be formed and based in God’s love.

    Relationships that Work! Thesis: Relationships that work and last for eternity are steered by honesty and authenticity. They are also maintained by a commitment that will last for eternity. The only way they can endure the test of time is for them to be formed and based in God’s ...read more

  • David And Jonathan Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 14,644 views

    Here is the story of a friendship that transcends personal ambition, family differences and even the circumstances of war. It’s a friendship based on a recognition of God’s will for his people Israel, expressed through one man, David. It’s a friendship th

    Well, it’s been 3 weeks since we looked at the story of David and Goliath and a lot has happened since then. If you remember David came along at just the right time for Saul and the Israelite army. The Israelites were being humiliated by the Philistines and their champion Goliath, but David, with ...read more

  • When Seats Become Set-Ups

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,302 views

    IT IS A fact THAT You have been SET UP for FAILURE, FRUSTRATION and the FORFEITURE of all that which you have FORCLOSED! In practice, your FAITH has FAILED to FUNCTION in the FACE of SET UPS. YOU JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WHEN SEATS BECOME SET UPS.

    Perhaps you are wondering, ’Why it is that your Service always seems to SET YOU UP?’ I don’t know, but I’m Speculating. I’m not sure, but its possible that you might be puzzled as to Why your SERVICE ultimately SET YOU UP for FAILURE? I can’t be absolutely certain, I have a sneaking suspicion ...read more

  • A Heart Like Jonathan Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 13, 2001
    based on 188 ratings
     | 18,714 views

    First in a series of "Heart-to-Heart Talks on Relationships," this one about friendship

    HEART TALKS: A Heart Like Jonathan (Friendship) 1 Samuel 20 Long before there was a Batman and Robin, long before there was Calvin and Hobbes, long before there was Tom and Huck, Charlie Brown and Snoopy, Bert and Ernie, Ren and Stimpy, Beavis and Butthead, there were two ...read more

  • The Empty Seat

    Contributed by Mike Richardson on May 16, 2001
    based on 131 ratings
     | 5,139 views

    Bro. J D will be missed and his pew, his dinner seat, and his favorite reclining chair shall be empty.

    I Samuel 20:16-18 “The Empty Seat!” Intro: This is to date the hardest sermon I’ve ever had to write! My love and sympathy to Ms. Ruth, and Dan & Mary, and Jody & Michelle. I. THE EMPTY SEAT IN OUR HEARTS! A. Bro. J D reserved a place in our hearts by his: 1) Service – A true ...read more