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King Me (3 of 8)
Series: How the Good Go Bad
Pastor Chris Brown
1 Samuel 15
SETTING THE SCENE:
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING:
1 Samuel 15
- Partial obedience is complete disobedience.
- God is more concerned with our direction, than our perfection.
- Monuments to self are built on the foundation of a hardened heart.
- Blatant disobedience can be hidden behind:
THE GOD WHO IS KING:
Proverbs 3:5-6, Hebrews 11:13-16, 1 John 2:15-17, Philippians 2:14-15,
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further personal study)
1. 1 Samuel 8 tells the story of Israel asking for a king so they could be like all the other nations that surrounded them. Even though Saul was appointed king, this was not God's desire for His people. He wanted them to be set apart, obedient to His law, and as a result, different than the world around them. We can make the same mistake as the Israelites by trying to conform to the world around us. What are some of the greatest pressures we face in today's world that try to mold u ...
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