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  • David And Jonathan Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 14,995 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

  • "Covenantal Friendship”

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 7, 2002
    based on 185 ratings
     | 24,884 views

    Interwoven throughout Saul’s murderous plotting is the extraordinary friendship between David and Jonathan.

    “Covenantal Friendship” I Samuel 18-20 It usually comes as a shock to discover that not everyone accepts us just the way we are. There is something about each of us that causes others to reject us. Yet we hope others will like us; after all, we think we’re likable! The fear of rejection is ...read more

  • Friends

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,389 views

    This is a sermon on friendship, suitable for "Friendship" Sunday.

    Turn with me to 1 Samuel 18. Read 1 Samuel 18:1-5. This is one of the classic passages in the Bible about friendship. The friendship of Jonathan and David reached legendary proportions. The one thing that made their friendship unique is the fact that Jonathan was the heir-apparent to the ...read more

  • Who Needs Friends?

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 129 ratings
     | 11,084 views

    God has given us friends, but so many people have been hurt by their friends and wonder if a true friend can ever be found.

    "Who Needs Friends?" 1 Samuel 18-20 Things were tough on Ted when he was born. He was born in Chicago in 1942 to Polish parents. His father was a sausagemaker and his mother took care of the boys. He was hospitalized when he was only six months old after he suffered an allergic reaction to a ...read more

  • David's Lament Over Saul Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 15,998 views

    David is a King after God’s own heart, because he looks to God for success in all he does. David’s success will come from his devotion to and his reliance on the Lord, shown so clearly in his response to the death of Saul.

    We return today to the story of Saul and David. If you remember, Saul was anointed King of Israel by popular acclaim, though at God’s direction. He was a man of stature, taller than all his peers, an apt warrior king. Just the sort of man Israel needed to oppose the Philistines. Except that he was ...read more

  • Israel At Peace Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Nov 30, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,556 views

    This part of 2 Samuel is really about God as the king, giving David the human king what he promised. It shows us David trusting God’s kingship, caring for Mephibosheth, not seeing him as a threat to what God gave him.

    By Guerin Tueno, ministry student at St Theos. My parents often remind me that when I was growing up I loved to do jigsaws. To fit the pieces together. To make a picture emerge. The stories of the Old Testament are bit like a jigsaw. There are some very important pieces – like God’s promise to ...read more

  • Examples Of True Friendship

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 13,138 views

    Lessons on friendship from the life of David

    Friend Day 1 Sam 18 Intro: This sign was seen at the front desk of a country inn, over in England: “Please introduce yourself to your fellow guests since we are one big, happy family. The management is not responsible for valuables left in your room!” We live in a society today that ...read more

  • What A Friend We Have In Jesus

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Oct 10, 2005
    based on 122 ratings
     | 34,665 views

    A message for our annual Friend Day

    What A Friend We Have In Jesus John 15:13-15 October 8, 2005 Morning Service Introduction Mark Wellman gained national attention in the summer of 1989 by climbing the sheer face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. The fact that Mark climbed the mountain is not the remarkable part, but ...read more

  • How To Be A Good Friend

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 17, 2001
    based on 490 ratings
     | 25,567 views

    Here are some practical biblical principles for not only being a good friend, but also for making good friends.

    Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play major league baseball. While breaking baseball’s "color barrier," he faced jeering crowds in every stadium. While playing one day in his home stadium in Brooklyn, he committed an error. His own fans began to ridicule him. He stood at second ...read more

  • The New Covenant - So What?

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 121 ratings
     | 22,768 views

    The New Covenant means 1. God will change me from within, 2. I have full access to God’s presence, 3. I am freed from bondage to sin, and 4. I need not doubt my salvation.

    Main idea: Through the New Covenant I can have a personal relationship with God. OBJECTIVES: Hearers will understand the difference between the Old and New Covenants. Hearers will understand why the New Covenant is so important. Hearers will enter into the New Covenant with God. Luke ...read more

  • Qualities Of A True Friend Series

    Contributed by Jason Hill on May 20, 2002
    based on 177 ratings
     | 36,284 views

    In order for life to work the way God intended it to in the area of friendships, we must choose friends wisely according to God’s qualifications.

    Qualities of a True Friend There is a heavy emphasis in our society on friendships. Television, movies, radio & our peers tell us that we need to be loyal friends and that nothing should come between our friendships with others. Just the other day I saw a commercial about a man who had ...read more

  • Loving Your Enemy

    Contributed by Stan Martin on Aug 25, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 29,823 views

    Lessons from David and Saul on some causes of hateful behavior and loving responses to unlovely actions.

     Loving Your Enemy In Luke 6 Jesus said, "If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even ’sinners’ love those who love them. And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even ’sinners’ do that. . . . But love your ...read more

  • A Friend

    Contributed by John Ingham on Oct 5, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 7,137 views

    A sermon used for "Friends Day." Showing the value of Christian friendship

    A Friend Proverbs 18:24 I want to tell you that we are fortunate to have a mayor of the Christian caliber that we have in Mayor Doc Eldridge. He has a heart for people and also the things of God. How many of you read the full page article about our ...read more