God’s GiftsAugust 16, 2020
DAVID: THE MAKING OF A SERVANT
1 Samuel 16:14-23
August 16, 2020
1. The for Our Gifts: The Chaos of Life
1 Samuel 16:14 (NIV) — Now the Spirit of the Lord had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord tormented him.
2. The Behind Our Gifts: The Engine of the Spirit
1 Samuel 16:18 (NIV) — One 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.”
Psalm 51:10–11 (NIV) — Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me.
3. The of Our Gifts: To Bring Order Out of Chaos
1 Samuel 16:23 (NIV) — Whenever 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.