The Need For Leadership Uncertainty & Insecurity Us Israel Problems The People’s Pick “Like All The Others” An Abuser Rejecting Privilege “treasured possession among all peoples” “a kingdom of priests and a holy nation” “separated…from the peoples” “great nation” “in praise and in fame and in honour high above all nations” “a people for himself”…
The Heavy Hand Of God On Our World On Israel The Point? The Gospel According To Samuel Return Put Away Heart Promise Response The Gospel-Restored People Prayer Repentance Faith Salvation Rejoicing Justified Sanctified Led By The Gospel? Or?
Defying The Power Of God Philistine-style Don’t Do It! Depending On The Power Of God Calamity For Israel Perplexity For Philistines Assumptions For Us Dependence By God?? Dependence On God??
Pondering The Power Hannah’s Word Of Power Samuel’s Word Of Power God’s Word Of Power… Defeat Why? “The ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts enthroned on the cherubim.” Not Ours Promise Jesus …And Glory Severe Mercy Hearing The Unthinkable Seeing The Unthinkable Ichabod Where Is Glory? For Israel For Us
Jesus At Prayer What To Pray For God #1 For God #2 For Us #1 For Us #2 For Us #3 The Character Of People Who Pray The Character Of God Who Answers
The Goodness Of God What Alternative? Money: …can’t buy me life …you can’t take it with you Money? Greed/Idolatry Coming To Our Senses About Money
Received With Thanks? Demons And Liars The Goods From The Good Receive With Thanks General Thanksgiving If I Were A Rich Man…I Would Proud Certain Life God The Good Command Enjoy! Rich In good Certain Our Rich Creator Creation Humans All Our Supreme Treasure? Thanksgiving