Sermons from January 2015

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Gone Glory Gone


Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 4:1-22 Outline: Right Theology, Wrong Practice (vv.1-4) Misplaced Confidence (vv.5-11) Missing God’s Presence (vv.12-22) Reflection Questions: In what ways have you or do you try to conjure or control/manipulate God to get what you want? What is your confidence level with God, particularly as it concerns your well-being? In what way […]

The Word of the Lord


Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 3:1-4:1 Outline: THE WORD OF THE LORD WAS RARE… RARELY SPELLS ROTTEN …AND GOD REJECTS ROTTEN! REVELATION TO THE RESCUE! Reflection Questions: Would it honestly bother you to go an entire week without reading the Bible?  …Think of something that matters to you so much – that if you went a […]

Righteous Representation


Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 2:12-36 Outline: DEPLORABLE REPRESENTATION (12-17) DESPISED BY GOD (22-36) THE HOPE OF A FAITHFUL PRIEST (18-21, 26, 35) Reflection Questions: What matters more to you… simply being in the presence of a person, OR the perks and provisions and presents that can be procured from that person? Which of the following […]

Favorable Conditions for a King


Sermon Text:  1 Sam 1:1-2:11 Outline: Favorable Conditions Flee to the Mighty Fortress Firmly Fixed Forever Reflection Questions: What favorable conditions must be in place for God to be able to work in your life (list 5 things …answer honestly in light of how you actually live and act)? Do you allow yourself to be […]