In Search Of A King

An overview of 1 & 2 Samuel

In Search of a King, Part 1

April 14, 2021 • David Windham, Executive Pastor

Series: In Search of a King Part 1: "Will God Be Our King?" Text: 1 Samuel 7:1-14 I. Turn Away from a Divided, Idolatrous Heart (Vv. 3-6) II. Seek the Lord in Prayer (Vv. 8-11) III. Remember God’s Faithful Dealings with You (Vv. 12-14)

In Search of a King, Part 2

April 21, 2021 • Vlad Baraniuk

If you could ask for a king, what would he look like? As we look at 1 Samuel 8 we will see two main truths: 1. We don't need a king after our own desires. We need our heart to desire after the right king. 2. A king after our own heart will never provide the satisfaction, joy, and peace that our hearts long for Outline: - Refuse to be captivated in your own desires - Guard the desires for a king - Realize that in Jesus, God has provided us with the King we need

In Search of a King, Part 3

April 28, 2021 • Ryan Gardner, Student Pastor

Outline: 1. God sets the standard (Genesis 49:8-12) 2. The standard is inward instead of outward 3. The true standard is the King of Kings (2 Samuel 7:16)

In Search of a King, Part 4

May 5, 2021 • Vlad Baraniuk

Outline: ●Realize the destruction of sin ○ Sin is personal ○ Sin is subtle ○ Sin is costly ○ Sin is completely pervasive ○ Sin is separation ● Remember the provision of God ○ The penalty is costly ○ The forgiveness is free ● Respond in brokenness to God ○ My heart need to be re-created ○ My joy needs to be revived ○ My satisfaction needs to be restored ● Rejoice in your proclamation of God ○ Proclaim for the sake of unbelievers ○ Proclaim for the sake of believers

In Search of a King, Part 5

May 19, 2021 • Vlad Baraniuk, Young Adult Pastor

Wisdom is not primarily making the right decision, but it is knowing and experiencing and being guided by Christ alone through the union that He purchased on the cross. Outline: 1. What is wisdom? - Wisdom must start and see God in all of His attributes - As Creator - Proverbs 3:19-20 - As Sustainer - Proverbs 16:1, 33 - As Judge - Proverbs 16:11, Proverbs 11:21 - As one that shows steadfast love - Proverbs 3:3-6 2. How do you get wisdom? - Recall the person of God humbly - Retain the word of God consistently in your heart - Recognize the purposes of God daily 3. Is wisdom enough? - We desperately need something more than just tips and advice on how to live our lives. We are broken and we don't work right, even if we do have the right information. - God not only gives us wisdom when we ask, but God guides us in wisdom