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  • Only You Can Prevent It! Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Jun 8, 2021
     | 421 views

    Offended? Disagree? Go on the offensive and cancel the material or the person. It is culture cancel and it has gone wild. However, maybe we should participate!

    Cancel Culture Pt. 2 - Only You Can Prevent It! I. Introduction Cancel culture is a modern form of ostracism in which someone is thrust out of social or professional circles – whether it be online, on social media, or in person. Those who are subject to this ostracism are said to have been ...read more

  • Life Of David: Part 4 Series

    Contributed by Nate Buchner on Oct 5, 2020
     | 360 views

    Mental Illness and the Bible

    You can almost feel the panic in your bones as you read these words. For his entire reign, Saul had battled either directly or indirectly against his enemies to the west, the Philistines. This day was no different in that they waged war against each other, but it was different in its apparent ...read more

  • Are Your Words Testifying Against You?

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Sep 24, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,064 views

    One of the things that I believe we sometimes forget is that the words that we speak mean a lot more than what we may think. This message is about the importance of speaking in agreement with God.

    Are Your Words Testifying Against You? One of the things that I believe we sometimes forget is that the words that we speak mean a lot more than what we may think. And one of the verses we’re going to look at this morning, and I’ll turn to it. It’s John 6:63. Jesus says, “It is the spirit that ...read more

  • The Death Of Saul Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Nov 22, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,104 views

    First Samuel 31:1-13 shows us what happens to one who is unfaithful.

    Scripture First Samuel and Second Samuel were originally written as one book. Somewhere along the way, perhaps because of its length, the Book of Samuel was divided into two. First Samuel essentially deals with the life of Saul, and Second Samuel deals with the life of David. So, as First Samuel ...read more

  • Oh God, What Am I Doing Here

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Feb 3, 2019
     | 757 views

    ALONE IN A DARK CAVE

    OH GOD, WHAT AM I DOING HERE (1st Samuel 31:1-5 ) Intro: Alone in the dark in the Cave Back in my teenage years we would go exploring caves. One day five of us went cave exploring, we only had two flashlights but being young , we thought that was enough. We were deep inside the cave and I decided ...read more

  • Snakes, Witches And Barbed Wire Fences

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Mar 9, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,051 views

    Travelling in darkness can lead to serious consequences.

    Weekend Message/Devotion March 11, 2018 Reading: John 3:14-21 Snakes, Witches and Barbed Wire Fences In today’s gospel reading we find Jesus enlightening Nicodemus the Pharisee by describing Moses lifting up a bronze serpent, as God directed him. All who were bitten by a poisonous ...read more

  • I Shall Not Be Headless (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Sep 5, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,960 views

    Saul says to David: "I have played the fool." Indeed, he had. Due to his wrong choice of consulting a witch, Saul committed the ultimate rebellion & finds himself among biblical characters who committed suicide. Should suicide be an option for Christians?

    SERIES: DAVID - A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART: PART 11: I SHALL NOT BE HEADLESS 1 SAMUEL 31: 1 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; the Israelites fled before them, and many fell dead on Mount Gilboa. 2 The Philistines were in hot pursuit of Saul and his sons, and they killed his sons ...read more

  • Don't Waste Your Life Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 7, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,364 views

    It is not enough to have great potential or show great promise. It is what you do with that potential that makes all the difference. A good beginning does not guarantee a good end. End your life well, to the glory of God.

    Whatever we start, do it well and end it well. Put your heart in it and do a good job. It is more important how we end than how well we start. • This is so true of Saul’s life. He started well, but did not end well. • We are going to read about his death today (1 Sam 31), and ...read more

  • Valiant Actions Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Sep 14, 2015
     | 2,948 views

    What kind of people are we?

    We end our study of 1 Samuel this morning. Next week, Lord willing, we will start a series of messages from the Letter of James in the New Testament. Before we read the final chapter, let us remind ourselves of who the Israelites were, their enemy the Philistines, and Saul. God of course ...read more

  • The End Of King Saul Series

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jul 27, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,318 views

    This sermon on the death of King Saul gives us lessons on the subject of mercy killing and euthanasia.

    The End Of King Saul 1 Samuel 31:1-13 1 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell slain on Mount Gilboa. 2Then the Philistines followed hard after Saul and his sons. And the Philistines killed Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchishua, ...read more

  • The Ways Of A Fool -- 1 Samuel 31 Series

    Contributed by James D. Thornber on Mar 2, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,931 views

    We look at some of the ways Saul played the fool so we can learn how NOT to go the direction Saul went.

    The Ways of a Fool 1 Samuel 31 Like most of you, I have spent time walking in the cemetery. I like to look at the gravestones and their dates. I like to imagine what these people were like and how they lived a hundred or more years ago. What did they do for a living? Where in town did they ...read more

  • A Miserable End

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Dec 13, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,330 views

    No matter the course of our life, we don’t have to end up a failure if we trust Jesus.

    A Miserable End December 11, 2011 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: No matter the course of our life, we don’t have to end up a failure if we trust Jesus. Focus Passage: I Samuel 31:1-13 Supplemental Passage: But when this perishable ...read more

  • Wasted Potential Series

    Contributed by Grant Macdonald on Nov 14, 2011
     | 8,979 views

    How do you respond to God's discipline?

    Are you living up to your full potential? Raise your hand and stand up if you think you’re living up to your full potential because I want to make sure you are a good target. I have snipers in the sound booth!—Just kidding! It’s a nasty question isn’t it? I mean if you ...read more

  • Watch Out For The Wrong Turns

    Contributed by John Perry on Jan 30, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,000 views

    Making a wrong turn in life is something that anyone of us can & does do but the real failure is the failure to correct them.

    Bunbury Sun am 30/01/2011 “Watch out for the wrong turns” Intro: Saul was a man who had great potential ………. Not only this but God had made great promises to him. But when we look at the end of Saul’s life we see that somewhere he went tragically ...read more

  • Spiritual Suicide

    Contributed by Larry Wolfe on Jul 6, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,494 views

    The life of Saul exposed

    "Spiritual Suicide" At the close of the book of I Samuel one of the saddest stories in the history of the nation of Israel is told. Saul, the once highly blessed of God, king of Israel, commits physical suicide atop mount Gilboa (I Samuel 31:4). The man that was anointed of God (I Samuel ...read more