Series Outline for Game of Thrones - Part 3: The Rise of David

This eight week series takes a look at Rise of David - from Shepherd boy to King of Israel. Read More...

The Fugitive Freed

In his darkest moment of despair, God delivered David, fulfilled His promises and made him king over His people. Read More...

The Fugitive's Faithful Father

Despite David’s sin and unfaithfulness, God was faithful to save David and fulfill His covenant promises. Read More...

The Fugitive's Fear

When David does not seek God and trust in His Word but instead acts based on his internal fears, he wanders into a period of exile and sin.
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The Fugitive's Folly

In the incident with Nabal and Abigail, David acts foolishly, but God rescues Him through the wise and godly actions of Abigail. Read More...

The Fugitive's Faith

When persecuted David displayed an obedient faith that feared and sought God, was sensitive to his own sin, and looked to God for deliverance. Read More...

The Fugitive

David’s time as a fugitive fleeing the madness and wrath of Saul show that real security is found in God, not our outer circumstances. Read More...

A Faithful Friend

Jonathan was a faithful friend to David, putting God’s call and David’s needs ahead of personal ambition and cultural expectations. Read More...

In the Hall of the Mad King

David experienced God’s favor and protection as Saul descended into madness and tried to kill him. Read More...

The Shepherd Singer

David expressed his faith in God’s loving care through songs of worship to His Shepherd King. Read More...

The Shepherd Warrior

David, anointed with Spirit, was filled with faith to face and conquer the enemies of God, so that the people of God might enjoy the fruits of his victory. Read More...

The Shepherd King

God sovereignly chose the young shepherd David to be king, anointed him with the Holy Spirit, and caused him to come into the court of the king - all to initiate events that would make David king and lead to the coming of Christ.
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Series Outline for Game of Thrones Part 2

Saul fell because he did not really seek to know God and His will, preferring to attempt to manipulate God into blessing his own desires and actions.
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How The Mighty Have Fallen

Saul fell because he did not really seek to know God and His will, preferring to attempt to manipulate God into blessing his own desires and actions.
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A Wicked King

Over time, Saul’s sin grew from a lack of personal integrity to consulting witches - with devastating effects for himself and those under his leadership.  Read More...

A Jealous King

When Saul was rejected as king because of his sin, rather than repenting and finding his identity in God, he let his jealousy drive him to fear and despise others. Read More...

A Rebellious King Is Rejected

Saul was rejected as king because he feared others and did not obey God’s word, and then made excuses for his sin, hoping that the rituals of worship would excuse his rebellion. Read More...

The Compulsive And Confused King

Saul is a compulsive man, full of rash and foolish actions, rooted in his confusion over how to walk in God’s favor. Read More...

The LORD's Anointed King

The anointed kings of Israel serve as a picture of Jesus, the Anointed One, Who faithfully rules us forever and has anointed us with the Spirit.
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Great Expectations - The Rise Of Saul

When Israel demanded a king, God graciously provided Saul, a man of great promise possessing the characteristics Israel desired, to lead the people under Yahweh their King. Read More...

Series Outline for Game of Thrones

Israel rejected the LORD as their King, preferring to led by a human king to be like the nations around them. Read More...

A King for Israel

Israel rejected the LORD as their King, preferring to led by a human king to be like the nations around them. Read More...

The LORD Reigns

Our God reigns over all things, and this calls for a response of repentance, worship, and remembrance of God’s work in our behalf. Read More...

Ichabod - The Glory Is Gone

People often superstitiously believe that they can guarantee God’s favor and protection through external rituals, but His favor is only received through genuine faith. Read More...

The Word and the Prophet

An absence of God’s Word is a great curse, but God is faithful to raise up true prophets to speak forth His word. Read More...

Holy People and Unholy Priests

The fundamental problem for all humans is our rejection of the reign of God, preferring to do what is right in our own eyes, which leads to chaos and curse rather than God’s blessing. Read More...

When Anarchy Reigned

The fundamental problem for all humans is our rejection of the reign of God, preferring to do what is right in our own eyes, which leads to chaos and curse rather than God’s blessing. Read More...
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