by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 17 and 18 of a 20 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 17: Singing to the Lord
Series: King David - God's Servant
Stuart Briscoe
2 Samuel 22:1-51

David's exploits have been recorded in great detail. So too have the inner workings of his soul. Not only can we study the things that he did in the public arena, but also the hidden relationship he enjoyed with the Lord and the special expression of it in worship.

I. Singing in the Society.

A. The importance of singing.
1. It involves the intellectual, emotional and physical.

2. It affects belief and behavior.

B. The impact of singing.
1. Communicating a message.

2. Conveying a mood.

3. Creating an atmosphere.

4. Challenging a position.

5. Coalescing a group.

II. Singing in the Soul.

A. Relaying appreciation. v. 1


Part 18: Leadership and Lordship
Series: King David - God's Servant
Stuart Briscoe
2 Samuel 23:1-7

Among his many gifts David displayed great leadership capabilities. He became "Sar" over his people, a title given prophetically to Messiah-"Sar Shalom"-"Prince of Peace." Accord¬ingly, we can study David as a model of leadership and an illustration of lordship.

I. Leadership as Modeled by David.

A. The authority of leadership.
1. Maintaining order in society. Romans 13:1

2. Teaching obedience in family. 1 Timothy 3:4

3. Retaining objective in church. 1 Timothy 3:5

B. The necessity of leadership.
1. Ministering to those with a sense of need. 1 Samuel 22:1 2

2. Marshalling those with a sense of mission. 1 Chronicles 11:1 3

3. Motivating those with a sense of cooperation. 1 Chronicles 12:17 18

C. The accountability of leadership.
1. Leadership in righteousness. 2 Samuel 23:3

2. Leadership in fear of the Lord. 2 Samuel 23:3
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