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  • Who Is King?

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 261 ratings

    The Israelites decided that they needed an earthly king and when they got what they asked for it wasn’t so good. It still happens today.

    Sunday Morning July 29, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM WHO IS KING? 1 SAMUEL 8 Introduction: 1. Who here likes to be in charge? You know, be in control of what happens! Almost all of us, if we are being honest, like to be in charge. 2. We face that problem in our church, in our work more

  • Kingship In Judges And 1 Samuel Series

    Contributed by James Jack on Jul 6, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Israel demands a king, but this only demonstrates the rejection of their real king - the LORD.

    Kingship in Judges and 1 Samuel 1 Samuel 8 It’s amazing how quickly a classroom can turn when a teacher walks out for a moment. Paper, hats, pens, shoes, glass bottles get thrown at fans. Bags get thrown out of windows. Furniture is mysteriously re-arranged so that all students are now more

  • God's Concession Speech

    Contributed by Keith Shuler on Nov 9, 2004
    based on 41 ratings

    Just because a leader is elected doesn’t mean that he chosen by God.

    God’s Concession Speech 1 Samuel 8 This past Tuesday and Wednesday the world watched as Americans went to the polls to exercise their constitutional right to vote. After 7pm, the candidates running for office who did not receive a majority of the popular votes conceded to their opponent by giving more

  • Generic Christianity

    Contributed by James May on Mar 24, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    The push is on for Christians to be less separated and more like everyone else. That’s a generic Christianity. God wants a separated people who let Him be their leader.

    GENERIC CHRISTIANITY 1 Samuel 8:4-21 Generic – If you have ever had to purchase any type of medication, you certainly have heard of that word before. Generic means that there is no brand name, only a common content description used by every manufacturer. One generic is the same as the next and more

  • Give Us A King Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 99 ratings

    The problems that Israel faced when they stepped outside of God’s will and demanded a king immediately.

    A Study of the Life of Samuel Sermon # 6 ”Give Us a King!” 1 Samuel 8:1-18 Many People are painfully aware that things would be far better in their lives if they had made wiser decisions. It is especially frustrating to realize what more

  • The King Of Rejection

    Contributed by Gordan Runyan on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 48 ratings

    With a nod to John Knox, this is about tyranny; what it is, why it is, how we escape it (including the tyranny of sin).

    Webster’s dictionary defines “tyranny” as arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power. We don’t use the word “tyranny” a lot in our own day. We don’t routinely hear people in positions over us referred to as tyrants. (They may in fact be tyrants, but we don’t use the word.) But the word “tyranny” more

  • Israel Asks For A King

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 61 ratings

    Learning from the mistakes of Israel asking for a king and making Jesus the King and Lord of our lives

    1 Samuel 8:1-9 Israel asks for a king Primary Purpose Statement: To call on the congregation to make Christ Lord and King and to avoid the mistakes of Israel. I want to talk with you this morning about learning from mistakes. In the passage we are looking at today, we see the nation of Israel more

  • When You Have No King

    Contributed by Wayne Searls on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 84 ratings

    A sermon outlining the folly of forsaking God as King in one’s life.

    WHEN YOU HAVE NO KING 1 Samuel 8:4-10 TEXT: Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, 5 and said to him, Look, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now make us a king to judge us like all the nations. 6 But the thing displeased Samuel when they more

  • Followership Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Aug 7, 2003
    based on 19 ratings

    This is the 2nd sermon in the series "God’s Desire".

    Series: ¡§God¡¦s Desire¡¨ (#2) FOLLOWERSHIP 1 Samuel 8 Introduction: 1. Last Sunday we began a series titled ¡§God¡¦s Desire¡¨. We often are concerned about our desires, but what does God want from us? 2. Last week we learned that God desires fellowship with us. We saw how man broke fellowship more

  • How To Handle Haters

    Contributed by Kirk Devine on Mar 17, 2003
    based on 258 ratings

    This message deals with how to handle those that are jealous and envyous of what God is doing in our lives and how to deal with those people in a Godly way so

    HOW TO HANDLE HATERS 1 SAMUEL 9:1-2, 16-17; 10:21-27 But this morning, I want to talk about Haters... A hater is someone that is jealous and envious and spends all their time trying to make you look small so they can look tall… (Tell you…) When you make your mark, you will always attract some more

  • They Love Me, They Love Me Not Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jan 8, 2003
    based on 95 ratings

    The Life of Samuel, Part 5 of 5.

    THEY LOVE ME, THEY LOVE ME NOT (1 SAM. 8, 12:16-25) A joke on the management of cows has been circulating for many years under the subject “World Economics,” “World Politics,” or “World Ideologies”: Communism: You have two cows. The government takes both, milks them, keeps the milk, and gives you a more

  • The Danger In Asking

    Contributed by Frank Jackson on Jan 10, 2003
    based on 15 ratings

    Making a single nation out of a dozen tribes was not easy. Unity came hard for Israel; it also came for the United States. U.S. history may shed light on I Samuel’s story.

    THE DANGER IN ASKING I Samuel 8:5 Pray Making a single nation out of a dozen tribes was not easy. Unity came hard for Israel; it also came for the United States. U.S. history may shed light on I Samuel’s story. Most people think George Washington was the first president of the United more

  • Sometimes God Gives Us What We Want

    Contributed by Ronald Zamkus on Feb 24, 2001
    based on 71 ratings

    If God gives us what we want, is there a guarantee of satisfaction?

    Art Linkletter’s statement that "Children say the most amazing things" helps us to laught at life from a child’s perspective. But, here are some news items that will cause you to SHAKE you head in amazement. The Stupid - Criminals HALL OF SHAME…… How could anybody do such a stupid thing? I more

  • Sovereign God Or Earthly King?

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 160 ratings

    Israel rejects God, wants an earthly king like other nations.

    SOVEREIGN GOD OR EARTHLY KING? (1 Samuel 8:1-22) [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at]      In today’s Bible lesson, we’re going to look at events in the book of 1 Samuel. Samuel was the last Judge of Israel. As a Judge, it was more

  • A Turned Aside Generation

    Contributed by Lamar Denby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 21 ratings

    Intro. Background on Samuel.

    Intro. Background on Samuel. His sons. Today there is a generation that has... I. Turned Aside From The Word of God. (2 Tim. 4:1-4) II. Turned Aside From The Church of The Living God. (Matt. 16:18) III. Turned Aside From Righteousness. (text; Rom. 6:13; 1 Cor. 6:18-20) IV. Turned Aside more