Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 14:1-23


  1. Audacious Faith
  2. Armor-bearing Encouragement
  3. Astonishing Results

Reflection Questions:

  1. When was a time you did something risky (perhaps even reckless) for the sake of something bigger than yourself?
  2. Read Hebrews chapter 11.  …In light of God’s definition and demonstrations of FAITH – what are 3 ways you’ve been misunderstanding (and misbehaving in regards to) biblical faith?
  3. Read Ephesians 6:10-20.  Who is your armor-bearer?  How (specifically) have they helped you hold up amidst the war?  Write them a hand-written thank you letter for being faithful and helpful in your life.  …Are you an armor-bearer for anyone these days?  Who might the Holy Spirit be telling you to encourage and help at this point in your life?
  4. Have you ever witnessed an astonishing victory?  Hunt down 5 examples of astonishing victories in Scripture and savor God in/through these stories.