Kings: 1 Samuel

Kings: 1 Samuel 2018-10-30T12:56:12+00:00

Message Notes

Overview

The Surprise in the Story: Pr Tony Vis teaches from the story of the first king of Israel, Saul. God rejected Saul as king, because of his choices. But God never let go of Saul the man.

Scripture Reference

1 Samuel 16:14-23 14Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him. 15Saul's attendants said to him, "See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. 16Let our LORD command his servants here to search for someone who can play the lyre. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes on you, and you will feel better." 17So Saul said to his attendants, "Find someone who plays well and bring him to me." 18One of the servants answered, "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave man and a warrior. He speaks well and is a fine-looking man. And the LORD is with him." 19Then Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David, who is with the sheep." 20So Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine and a young goat and sent them with his son David to Saul. 21David came to Saul and entered his service. Saul liked him very much, and David became one of his armor-bearers. 22Then Saul sent word to Jesse, saying, "Allow David to remain in my service, for I am pleased with him." 23Whenever the spirit from God came on Saul, David would take up his lyre and play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him.

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