It's Complicated

Goodness and Mercy

The Shepherd's Prayer

October 9, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • Psalm 51:1–17

The Shepherd’s prayer relationally & restoratively request GOD’s activity & reveals GOD’s identity.

The Shepherd's Pain & Pardon - It's Complicated (Part 14)

October 2, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 2 Samuel 12:1–14

As we continue this series on the life of King David we see that the root cause of the Shepherd's pain is an inability to hear the Word of God when it applies to us. A clear symptom of this is when we apply the Word of God to others but ignore how it applies to our own lives.

The Shepherd’s Pleasure Problem - It's Complicated (Part 13)

September 25, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 2 Samuel 11:1–5, 2 Samuel 11:27

Each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. Then when lust has conceived it gives birth to sin and when sin is accomplished it brings forth death.

The Shepherd's Promise - It's Complicated (Part 12)

September 18, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 2 Samuel 7:1–22

The Shepherd's promise and greater plan involves His purpose, presence, protection, posterity ad place for you.

The Shepherd's Praise - It's Complicated (Part 11)

September 11, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 2 Samuel 6:12–23

David dances before God because he is fully aware of God's goodness and mercy, so much so that even though others do not understand the full reason for David's praise, David himself knows it is more than necessary.

The Shepherd’s Presence - It's Complicated (Part 10)

September 4, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 2 Samuel 6:1–11

The Shepherd’s presence must be the priority of every GOD led community and mishandling the Shepherd’s presence often leads to a HOLY tragedy.

The Shepherd’s Conscience - It's Complicated (Part 9)

August 28, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 1 Samuel 24

When the Shepherd defends you, know that your enemy will pursue you relentlessly, but the shepherd's conscience will not allow you to feel good about seeking revenge on your enemy.

The Shepherd’s Defense (Part 2) - It's Complicated

August 21, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 1 Samuel 19:1–7, 1 Samuel 20:1–3, 1 Samuel 20:30–42

When the Shepherd defends you, those who hate and want to hurt you, will be “trumped” by those who love and want to help you.

The Shepherd's Defense - It's Complicated (Part 7)

August 14, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 1 Samuel 18:1–16

When the Shepherd defends you, He will give you a friend for your protection before your enemy plots your destruction.

Shepherd’s Confidence - It's Complicated (Part 6)

August 7, 2022 • Royce Robinson • Psalm 27:1–10

Confidence is the level of trust/faith you have in something or someone’s identity and ability as it relates your needs and experience.

The Shepherd's Battle (Part 2)

July 31, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 1 Samuel 17:38–58

David confronts Goliath not because he was confident in his own abilities but because He knew that God would be able to deliver him. In the Shepherds battle, know the fight is never physical & material, but always spiritual & scriptural.

The Shepherd’s Battle

July 24, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 1 Samuel 17:12–37

As we continue our series on the life of David we look to 1 Samuel 17 when David confronts Goliath. Though the fight against Goliath looked impossible David’s confidence was based on what God’s past deliverance to make him victorious in his present trouble.

The Shepherd's Gift

July 17, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 1 Samuel 16:13–23

Goodness is GOD's unchanging, overflowing love and acts of kindness with benefits toward us. This week we see this in the life of David when David is anointed to be King.

The Shepherd's Choice

July 10, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • 1 Samuel 16:1–13

When you are the Shepherds choice, HE will reject, remove, & replace another just for you.

Shepherd with Benefits

July 3, 2022 • Pastor Blake Wilson • Psalm 23

As we open a new series called it's complicated we take a look at the goodness and mercy of God. Ultimately when people say a relationship is "complicated" someone is more committed to the relationship than the other. In our relationship with God, God is totally committed and we are the ones that are shaky, David pens this psalm because he recognized this as well.