Sermons from April 2015

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In God We Trust

Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 21 Outline: Provision Protection Planning Reflection Questions: What is an example of something that you have taken credit for “earning” that God has clearly provided for you? What are some signs of spiritual hunger in your life? What are some things in your life that make you feel “safe” that you […]

The Route to Royalty

Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 19-20 Outline: SINISTER OPPOSITION PROFOUND PRESERVATION PRESSING UP AGAINST PAIN & PERIL – 1 Sam. 20 Reflection Questions: How do you generally EXPECT life to look?  Convenient and viably self-indulgent? …OR confusing and messy?  When (and why) was the last time you actually realized that you were living in a war […]

Only the Small Survive

Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 18:1-30 Outline: Afraid of the King Affection for the King Reflection Questions: When was a time you felt inescapably small? Come up with 3 examples of allergic reactions to feeling small (e.g. the guy who has clearly lost at something, and yet he’s still “trying to win” via making excuses or […]

Death Defying Dynasty


Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 17:1-58 Outline: Certain Death A Determined King Defying Death Reflection Questions: When was a time that you felt especially small, weak, overwhelmed, unable, and/or afraid? …How did you cope with that feeling (e.g. [a] some version of self-reliance OR [b] desperate dependence upon the Anointed Champion of fallen and finite sheep-like […]