A Kingdom Established: Being a Man of God Where He Places You

Series: The Gospel Story

A Kingdom Established: Being a Man of God Where He Places You

July 09, 2017 | Todd Cyphers
1 Samuel 15:10-19

A Kingdom Established: “Being a Man of God Where He Places You” 

1 Samuel 15:10-19

1. Trust in the Lord and His Word. (1 Samuel 15:1)

Psalm 9:10 – “Those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.”

 2. Fully obey the Lord.   (1 Samuel 15:2-3)

John 14:15 - “Jesus said, ‘If you love Me, you will obey My commandments.’”

John 15:14 - “Jesus said, ‘You are My friends if you do what I command.’”

 3. Walk by faith, not by sight. (1 Samuel 15:9)

 Hebrews 11:6 – “And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.”

 4. Choose pleasing God over people. (1 Samuel 15:9)

Galatians 1:10 - “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.”

 5. Live authentically in private and in public. (1 Samuel 15:10-14)

 6. Own our attitudes and actions.     (1 Samuel 15:15)

 7. Remember God’s grace.     (1 Samuel 15:16-19)

 Romans 3:24 - “We are justified by His grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.”

1 Corinthians 15:10 - “…by the grace of God I am what I am.”

 1 Corinthians 1:31 - “…as it is written, ‘Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.’”

Faith Sheet

 1. What were some instructions as a child you obeyed halfheartedly?

2. Notice how Samuel put Saul’s sin in the context of God’s faithfulness. Why is this important?

3. How can we tell the difference between true repentance over sin and mere regret over sin’s consequences?

4. Using these scriptures, what characteristics are good for all believers, (especially men)? Use these to pray for one another. Psalm 105:4, 119:105, Proverbs 5:18, 2 Samuel 10:7,12, Proverbs 31:8-9, 1 Corinthians 15:58, 1 Peter 5:5-7, Colossians 3:19, Matthew 6:33.

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