Tag Archives: King

Going Deeper: Listen – 1 Samuel 15:1-35

Have you ever failed to follow clear and explicit instructions? I have, and what happened afterward I do not care to relive. After failing to deliver a completed assignment to my manager many years ago, I was told firmly that if I was not able to perform the required tasks of my role, someone else […]

Going Deeper: Be Not Conformed

During the later years of ministry of the Samuel, the leaders of Israel protested the corruption of the prophet’s sons.  With their protest they expressed their desire to have a king to rule over them like all the other nations.  These leaders noticed a real problem, and like many people today they did not approve […]

The Parable of the Pounds, August 29th

Happy Wednesday!  This week we will discuss the Parable of the Pounds wherein a king goes away to receive a kingdom and leaves servants behind to care for His interests.  This parable is very similar to the more widely known Parable of the Talents, but it differs in some interesting ways.  Join us or follow along […]

The Parable of the Wedding, August 22nd

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ!  This week we will discuss the Parable of the Wedding where a king prepares a marriage feast for his son only to be rejected by those invited.  His reaction may surprise you, but the sovereignty of God is clear in this parable if we have ears to hear […]