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  • A Sad, Sad Ending Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Mar 16, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,109 views

    As we look at the death of King Saul we are confronted with the reality of our own death and the need to be ready. We also are reminded of the grieving that results from all losses.

    Introduction: A. If you bring up the subject of death and you will get many different reactions from people. 1. Some can easily and readily talk about it, and others cannot. B. When you ask children about death, they say some interesting things. 1. A 7 year-old boy named Alan said this, “God ...read more

  • Am I Ready To Die Today?

    Contributed by T. Michael Crews on Dec 2, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,110 views

    An Exposition of 1 Sam. 31

    Am I Ready to Die Today? 1 Sam. 31 Author H. B. London writes in his newsletter to pastors: More than 300 people were aboard Air France flight #358 when it came to a stop about 220 yards beyond the end of the runway in Toronto [this past] Tuesday {Aug. 2, 2005.] Miraculously, no one died in the ...read more

  • The Death Of Saul And The Life Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,954 views

    In the short term Saul’s reign was a failure. But in the longer term God had a king in mind for Israel, who, through his death and resurrection, would bring the salvation, the leadership, the rule that the nation needed and who, in fact, would extend that

    Well, today we come to the end of the history of Saul, Israel’s first king. The question that faces us as we think about the life of Saul, is just how much of a failure was it? And what’s more, did God make a mistake in making him king? In fact, should God have refused the Israelites request for a ...read more

  • A Discourse On Dying Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,868 views

    Let’s examine the events that surround King Saul’s death and use them to engage in a Biblical discourse on dying.

    A DISCOURSE ON DYING 1 SAMUEL 31 INTRODUCTION: I enjoy reading interesting and humorous tombstones. A tombstone in England reads: "Remember friend, as passing by, as you are now so once was I. As I am now, so you will be, prepare for death to follow me." And someone scribbled in chalk ...read more

  • "I Played The Fool, " Saul's Epitaph Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,289 views

    Instead of being like King Saul, whose life ended with disappointment, we can be like King David, whose life was characterized by hope, even when death was near.

    J Sidlow Baxter’s book, Mark These Men, tells us he thinks a man plays the fool when he: Neglects his godly friends; Goes on enterprises for God before God sends him; Disobeys God; Tries to cover disobedience with religious sounding excuses; Allows jealousy or hatred to master ...read more

  • Lessons From The Life Of Saul

    Contributed by Maurice Brown on Jun 15, 2001
    based on 81 ratings
     | 9,083 views

    We can lose our crown just as Saul did!

    Introduction A. Give us a King! - the demand of Israel in I Sam.8 1. Saul was their choice, and he became their conquering hero 2. But Saul later became the King who threw away his crown 3. The Bleating sheep on the slopes of Mt. Carmel ...read more