Sermon: The Good News of the King in the Conquest of Goliath 1 Samuel 17:41-58

  1. The Lord of Armies is greater than all earthly powers
  1. The Lord delivers His people through His messiah
  1. The Lord saves for the glory of His name
  1. The Lord saves so that we can trust Him


Sermon: 1 Samuel 15 The Delight of Obedience & the Hacking of Agag

Introduction- How People Often Respond to God’s Demand of Perfect Obedience:

  1. Living in sin
  2. Living in fear and self-condemnation
  3. Better option: the gospel

Sermon Points:

  1. It is easy to obey easy commands (v. 1-9)
  2. But God delights in total obedience (v. 10-23)
  3. Partial obedience leads to complete rejection (24-35)
  4. Though Saul failed, a better king is still to come! (v. 28)

Sermon: How to Retain God’s Blessings 1 Samuel 14:24-52

We retain God’s blessing by:

  1. Not trying to manipulate God (v. 24-35)
  2. Seeking God- not going alone (v. 36-42)
  3. Embracing the Lord’s deliverer (v. 43-46)