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  • All Is Now Yours: Giving What We Do Not Have

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 7, 2001
    based on 34 ratings

    In uncertain times, it remains true that giving away what we cannot possess anyway is the path to fulfillment; it must, however, be a gift that refreshes the fainting.

    It seems that we do not have what we think we have. Sometimes what seems to be ours is not ours at all. Buildings as sturdy as the Pentagon and as imposing as the World Trade Center can be destroyed in a moment of awful terror. Lives promising and beautiful are snuffed out, and there is little more

  • Divine Speed Bumps

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 35 ratings

    A sermon to explain how God attempts to slow us down when He wants to get our attention.

    Scripture: 2 Samuel 6:1 – 11 Title: “Divine Speed-Bumps” Introduction: David and his men were trying to handle the Holy Presence and glory of God with “Human Hands.”  God will only let you do things your way just so far.  It appears that David’s caravan “hit a bump” in the road at more

  • Stones And Glass Houses

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Apr 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    If you are the Victim of an unwarranted attack that seems to come out of the clear blue sky you need to realize that God may just be using you for an object lesson to others while at the same time correcting what may be a proud or haughty spirit.

    Stones and Glass Houses Most of us are familiar with the old adage: People who live in glass houses shouldnt throw stones. This is actually a warning against hypocrisy. Before you go accusing someone of some wrong doing, make sure that you too are not guilty of wrong doing because your more

  • 3 Dangers Of Depression

    Contributed by John Wright on Jul 5, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    David’s depression distorted his view of life, as it does those who fall into depression today.

    THE 3 DANGERS OF DEPRESSION 1 Samuel 16:1-14 Introduction: David is fleeing from Jerusalem, as Absalom and his army move on the capital city. David and his loyalists flee to preserve the city and the people. If you’ve ever had a bad day, David’s day is worse. He is facing rebellion by his son, more

  • The Rest Of The Story: Mephibosheth Series

    Contributed by Tim White on May 16, 2009
    based on 35 ratings

    After receiving the grace of David, did Mephibosheth betray his benefactor? Some great lessons on grace and the believer.

    The Rest of the Story: Mephibosheth 2 Samuel 16:1-4 David and Jonathan’s vow: 1 Samuel 20:14-17 - Jonathan said: 14 "And you shall not only show me the kindness of the LORD while I still live, that I may not die; 15 "but you shall not cut off your kindness from my house forever, no, not when the more

  • The Dead Dog Syndrome

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 16, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    Shimea suffered from a spiritual illness that plagues many Christians. How did it reveal itself and how can we be healed?s

    THE DEAD DOG SYNDROME 9/98 ILLUSTRATION: There’s a story about a crazy old woman who was known to be crazy because she would walk down the streets talking to herself. One of her best known pastimes was talk to Jesus... and Jesus would talk back. One day a new preacher came to town and thought more

  • Life Of David: Dead Dog Syndrome Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 3, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    A look at criticims and defending against it God’s way. A recrafted sermon from Jeff Strite Sermon contributor ID= 4028

    THE DEAD DOG SYNDROME 2 SAMUEL 16:5-14 PSALM 3:1-8 2 CORINTHIANS 8:16-21 [recrafted sermon from Jeff Strite Sermon contributor ID= 4028] INTRODUCTION... A Little Quiz I would like to begin this morning with a little quiz. I need you to participate with me and actually answer the more

  • The Dead Dog Syndrome - A Man After God's Own Heart Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 23, 2005
    based on 69 ratings

    Shimei suffered from a spiritual illness that can plague even the most godly man or woman. He suffered from a "critical spirit." What can we do make sure we don’t fall prey to the same sickness in our lives?

    OPEN: An older couple were on a trip across country and they stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch. As they got up to leave, the woman forgot and left her glasses on the table. They were several miles down the road before she realized she didn’t have them and to make matters worse, her husband more

  • Throwing Rocks At The King

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Apr 7, 2005
    based on 78 ratings

    A message on a little known character named Shimei who threw rocks at the King.

    Throwing Rocks At The King 2 Samuel 16:1-13 This morning I want us to look at a little known character in the Bible that we can learn some great lessons from ! His name is Shimei. First impressions are often lasting impressions. The first impression that we get of Shimei is not a good one. more

  • Let Them Talk

    Contributed by Juan Lane on Jun 8, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    We sometimes have to let the opposition talk

    Let Them Talk Scripture Reference: II Samuel 16:5-10 One of David’s subjects did not recieve him: 5 And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, thence came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed still as he came. 6 more

  • The Parasite Of Unforgiveness , Infected

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jan 6, 2022

    Let us study spiritual parasites that can suck the joy and life out of individuals. See how Shimei tries to hurt David... Press on...

    THE PARASITE OF UNFORGIVENESS… INFECTED (At least 2 part) By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. THE COWBIRD: COWBIRDS ARE KNOWN AS BULLIES… THE BROOD PARASITES… The cowbird lays very large eggs... but the cowbird never builds its own nest. The cowbird lays its eggs in a VIREO more

  • “living With Loudmouths”

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 3, 2015

    “Living With Loudmouths”

    2 Samuel 16:1-14 “Living With Loudmouths” I. David's Derision - Shimei was of the house of Saul. A. His words were Passionate words. 5 Shimei came forth, and cursed still as he came. B. Public words - 6 And he cast stones at David, C. Provoking words 7 Come out, thou bloody man, more

  • Handling Criticism

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Nov 13, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    here is always a hint of truth in most criticism; we must respond in a way that honors God.

    Handling Criticism November 11, 2012 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: There is always a hint of truth in most criticism; we must respond in a way that honors God. Focus Passage: 2 Samuel 16:5-14 Supplemental Passage: Do not sharply rebuke an older more

  • Responding To Criticism

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 13, 2015

    A study on the 7 ways King David responded to criticism.

    RESPONDING TO CRITICISM 2 Sam. 16:5-14 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: $20 Short 1. A Post Office worker, at the main sorting office, found an unstamped, poorly hand-written envelope, addressed to God. He opens it and discovers it is from an elderly lady, distressed because all her savings -- $200 -- have more

  • The Lame

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Jul 20, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    How you ever wondered how our words, thoughts and deeds must sound to a holy God? This sermon will review the life of Mephibosheth and in doing so suggest that the best offering is one that states the Lord is our portion!

    Are you Lame? 2 Samuel 9:1-13, 16:1-4, 19:24-30 Online Sermon: Ever wonder how “lame” most of our words, thoughts and deeds are to an omnipotent, holy God? Having been created a little lower than the angels (Hebrews 2:7) and in the image more