Unguarded Moments (17 of 49) by John Barnett
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1 Kings 15:5
This morning think about the unguarded moments of your life as we examine again the life of David.
We will see this morning that in David's life--unguarded moments led to sin; sin had inevitable consequences that led to pain; painful godly sorrow brought repentance, and humble obedience led to joy!
All that is what David learned in the most horrible time of his life. As we open to 1st Kings 15 we are looking at David, the most commemorated man in God's Word. We are returning to the life that God wrote the most about in the book He left us called the Bible.
We have already seen over these past weeks, that God gave His Divine record for us to see how David lived as a young boy and then as a man. We have seen him struggle, run, hide and become totally depressed and discouraged. Then we saw the Lord bring him out of all his troubles.
May I remind you that we know more from the perspective of God through His inspired Word about David's life (by the sheer mass of 141+ chapters devoted to his life in God's Word) than any other human that has ever lived. That means-
We know more about David's boyhood, youth and growing up years than any other Biblical character. We know more about David's struggles, pains, emotional turbulences, and depressions than any other Biblical character. We know more about David's career choices and successes than any other Biblical character. We know more about David's finances and treasured possessions than any other Biblical character. We know more about David's family struggles than any other Biblical character.
We begin this morning the next phase of this series which I am calling ''David's Spiritual Secret: Overcoming Life's Unending Struggles''. As we do so we sadly enter into another area of David's life we know more about.
We know more about the sin of David's unguarded moments than we do about anyone else; We know more about the pain of the consequences th ...
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