City Hills Church
First Wednesday – 8.4.21
August 4, 2021

First Wednesday – 8.4.21

August 4, 2021


First Wednesday – 8.4.21  –  Brandon Shanks (Senior Pastor)


21 Days of Prayer 

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1 Samuel 30:1-4 David and his men reached Ziklag on the third day. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. They had attacked Ziklag and burned it, 2 and had taken captive the women and everyone else in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way. 3 When David and his men reached Ziklag, they found it destroyed by fire and their wives and sons and daughters taken captive. 4 So David and his men wept aloud until they had no strength left to weep.


Message Title: 

Ziklag =


√ Ziklag is a place between .


√ Ziklag is a


√ Ziklag is a


1 Samuel 30:4
So David and his men wept aloud until they had no strength left to weep.


√ Ziklag is a


1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

√ In Ziklag… Your #1 job is to in the Lord.


1. Guard Your

(2 Corinthians 10:5) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

(Philippians 4:8) And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

2. Change Your


1 Samuel 30:7
7 Then David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelek, “Bring me the ephod.” Abiathar brought it to him,


(Psalm 61:3) To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness.


(Jeremiah 33:3) Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’

3. Pursue with


(1 Samuel 30:8) So David inquired of the Lord, saying, “Shall I pursue this troop? Shall I overtake them?” And He answered him, “Pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all.”

John 14:26-27 says this: ‘But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you. 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.’


4. Don’t Fight  


1 Samuel 30:9 David and the six hundred men with him came to the Besor Valley, where some stayed behind.

1 Samuel 30:19
And there was nothing lacking to them, neither small nor great, neither sons nor daughters, neither spoil, nor any thing that they had taken to them: David recovered all.


√ Ziklag is a sign that is on the way.


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