Sermons on 1 Samuel

Sermons on 1 Samuel

The Long Shot

Preached FCCW June 17, 2018 1 Samuel 17: 32-47   At the 1913 Kentucky Derby, the smart money rested on one of three horses. Their names were Yankee Notions, Ten Point, and Foundation.  True to the odds-makers predictions, those three swapped the lead back and forth between them as they rounded the track at Churchill Downs.  As the horses churned into the stretch, Ten Point was leading. Then something happened that almost nobody saw coming: a 91-1 long shot named…
CALL WAITING

Call Waiting

1 Samuel 3:1-10 Does anyone remember those old Verizon commercials with the guy who roams from place to place asking again and again, “Can you hear me now?” The story of how the young boy, Samuel, was called by God to be a prophet reminds me of that commercial. Young Samuel was sleeping in the Temple at Shiloh, near where the Ark of the Lord was kept. The Ark of the Lord was a kind of chest that was said…