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  • The "Breaking" Of Saul

    Contributed by Steven Kellett on Mar 1, 2002
    based on 246 ratings
     | 19,668 views

    On the road to Damascus, Saul goes from "kicking against the goads" to "grasping for God."

    I read an article some time ago about a woman who took her summer vacation to go back to her homeland to visit relatives. Her mother and Father, I believe had come over from Ireland, so she wanted to go back to visit relatives she had never met before. While she was there, she went to see her ...read more

  • The Calling Of Saul

    Contributed by John Foster on Sep 8, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,384 views

    Explores 3 aspects of Saul’s conversion. Flash of light, God choses the most unlikely people to do His work (he choses YOU), With Jesus adversity becomes opportunity and even Victory.

    I have a question for you. Has anyone here ever had something go wrong but that going wrong was the very thing that made things work out in the end? What do I mean? Have you ever missed the bus and you go back home to find that you’d forgotten to lock the house or something? If you ...read more

  • Saul's Failure Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 16,146 views

    Saul’s mistake was that he was more worried about his success than God’s glory. God became for him a means to an end, rather than an end in himself. So this is both warning and a challenge to us. Make sure that God is at the centre of our focus in everyth

    On the surface, the story of Saul’s life is one of wars against his enemies, mostly victorious. But that’s just the setting for a much more significant drama that unfolds as his life as king progresses, a drama that involves his relationship with the God of Israel. It’s ironic that as the story ...read more

  • Saul's Testing

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 19, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,301 views

    A look at the testing of Saul at Gilgal. Looks at what God was attempting to do in Saul’s life. Encourages the people to walk in obedience

    1 Samuel 13:5-14 Saul’s Testing Purpose Statement: To encourage the congregation to walk in obedience. Background: Samuel doesn’t arrive at Gilgal when Saul expects him. The men are terrified of a terrific army in front of them. Saul and the men are filled with fear. Fear leads Saul ...read more

  • Saul & Ananias

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Jun 24, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 10,037 views

    Saul is visited by Ananias, and brought into the fold of the church at Damascus.

    Saul and Ananias Acts 9:10 – 9:22 Jeff Hughes – June 21, 2003 Calvary Chapel Aggieland I. Introduction a. Last week, we saw Saul as he had an encounter with the Lord on the road to Damascus. Saul was stopped in his tracks while he was on a mission to go round up a bunch of Christians ...read more

  • Saul And Goliath

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 5,827 views

    We like to identify with David as he dealt with Goliath but we often are more like Saul in this story. David shows how we are to deal with the struggles of faith which we share with Saul.

    Introductory Considerations 1. As children we often have heroes- people who we look up to and people who we want to be like. Heroes can be people we know - who we admire for the things they do, can be leaders or sports stars, - as I child when I played baseball, I would sometimes pretend to be ...read more

  • Saul And Ananias

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Oct 24, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 18,250 views

    Christ’s call to Saul on the Road to Damascus and Christ’s call to Ananias to visit Saul in Damascus both provide insight into the nature of Christ’s call.

    This passage is most typically known as Saul’s conversion story—his Damascus Road Experience. It describes a dramatic encounter between Saul and Jesus on the road to Damascus…the encounter that started Saul down a new path that would make him the most prolific evangelist of the early church and ...read more

  • Saul With A Spear And David With A Harp

    Contributed by Ock Park on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 39 ratings
     | 12,834 views

    Sample Sermon from the book, "Is God Alive in Your Heart?" by Pastor Ock Soo Park of the Good News Mission. David was a shepherd. Leading his father's flock of sheep to the pastures or waters, he would play a music with his harp, thanking the Lord. While praising the Lord with a harp under the ...read more

  • David's Lament Over Saul Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 15,837 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

  • From Saul To Paul!!

    Contributed by Wendell Blackburn on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 57 ratings
     | 18,111 views

    How God can change you just like the Apostle Paul.

    From Saul to Paul ACTS 9:1-22 There was a family from a very remote area That visited a very large city for the first time. They checked into a 4 star Hotel, and they stood Amazed at the beautiful and impressive site’s. As they left the reception desk the mans wife Stopped at the restroom. ...read more

  • A Contrast Of Commitment

    Contributed by Travis Johnson on Jan 16, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,103 views

    This sermon examines the two Saul’s, King Saul & Saul, later Paul, the apostle, & their contrast of loyalty to God.

    A CONTRAST OF COMMITMENT 1 Sam. 26:21 2 Tim. 4:7 Intro: The Bible is a book of contrasts. In the NT, especially the teachings of Jesus, we find many contrasts. i.e.- 2 roads-1 broad, that leads to destruction; 1 narrow, that leads to life. 2 went to pray—a Pharisee & a publican…. The ...read more

  • When God Is Silent

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 10, 2002
    based on 117 ratings
     | 7,891 views

    Lessons from Saul’s visit to the witch of Endor

    When God is Silent I Sam. 28:3-19 INTRO.: There was a time just after the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001, when we were unable to communicate with our son in NY and his family. There were a lot of others in the same position. It is terrible to be out of communication with those who are ...read more

  • On The Road To Damascus

    Contributed by Peter Davis on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 68 ratings
     | 8,937 views

    A monlogue sermon on Saul’s encounter with the risen Christ on the Damascus Road.

    On the Road to Damascus Acts 9:1-19, 1 Timothy 1:13-15 Published in Preaching Online, February 1998. You could say I know Saul as well as anyone. Saul and I first met as students, studying the Torah together under Gamaliel. They were exciting times. Young, enthusiastic, each day was an ...read more

  • You Cannot Win Them All Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 11,959 views

    Saul, Pt. 1

    YOU CANNOT WIN THEM ALL (1 SAM. 9:15-10:27) When Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts, he was running hard for a second term in office. One day, after a busy morning chasing votes (shaking hands and kissing babies and meeting constituents) he arrived at a church barbecue. It was late ...read more

  • Life Is A Test Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 80 ratings
     | 10,624 views

    Saul, Pt. 3

    LIFE IS A TEST (1 SAM 13:5-15) There are many tests in life: death of loved ones, getting the pink slip, and difficulties in the marriage, to name the most stressful. One of the most stressful periods of my life was when I returned to full-time theological education. My savings dried up after six ...read more