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Jon Keel – Sunday 20th August – King ...

Jon shares this weeks message looking again at King David. http://media.blubrry.com/sawyerschurch/p/www.sawyerschurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2017.08.20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Saturday 19 August 2017 2 Samuel 1:27 ‘How the mighty have fallen! The weapons of war have perished!’ ‘How the mighty have fallen’ has become a proverb which is sometimes used mockingly when powerful people lose their privileged positions. But when David originally spoke these words there was absolutely no sarcasm or mocking in his [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Friday 18 August 2017 1 Samuel 23:1-4 When David was told, ‘Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are looting the threshing-floors,’ he enquired of the Lord, saying, ‘Shall I go and attack these Philistines?’ The Lord answered him, ‘Go, attack the Philistines and save Keilah.’ But David’s men said to him, ‘Here in J [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Thursday 17 August 2017 1 Samuel 16:1 The Lord said to Samuel, ‘How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.’ In the Old Testament there was a tradition of pouring oil ove [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Wednesday 16 August 2017 1 Samuel 15:22-23 But Samuel replied: ‘Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams. For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of idolatry. Because you have [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Tuesday 15 August 2017 1 Samuel 8:6-9 When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel’s leaders. The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba. But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice. So all [...]