FAITH WALK THE HOOK

2 Samuel 9—11, Luke 15:11-32 • Key Verse: 2 Samuel 11:2 Many times what we see gets us into trouble. The apostle John noted that the lust of the eyes does not come from God but from the world (1 John 2:16). The childrens chorus “Oh, be careful little eyes...

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FAITH WALK ANYTHING DOESN’T GO

2 Samuel 6-8, Luke 15:1—10 • Key Verse: 2 Samuel 6:7 The more we focus on doing what pleases us, the less we will please God. That truth applies to many things, including worship. How we worship God is not a matter of “anything goes.” It especially is not to...

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FAITH WALK STAY SALTY

2 Samuel 3-5, Luke 14:25—35 Key Verses: Luke 14:34-35 Expiration dates are printed on just about everything nowadays, even on soda pop cans. One place you will not find an expiration date, however, is on salt. Ever hear anyone say, “This salt tastes old. It must not be very fresh”?...

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FAITH WALK STRENGTH TRAINING

1 Samuel 30-31, Luke 13:23-35 • Key Verse: 1 Samuel 30:6 A key component of any successful athletic program is strength training. The willing team or performer must have not only ability but strength and endurance as well. Sometimes we can find our strength stretched to the limit, leaving us...

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FAITH WALK WHAT SAUL SAW

1 Samuel 27-29 Luke 13:1-22 • Key Verse: 1 Samuel 28:6-7 A person can get a bit tongue-tied trying to tell what happened in 1 Samuel 28. Saul saw a seer because of what he had seen. When Saul saw what he saw, he sought a seer to see what...

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FAITH WALK A HOLE IN THE POCKET

1 Samuel 25-26, Luke 12:32-59 Key Verse: Luke 12:34 “If I win the lottery, I’ll tithe.” Ever hear someone say that? The words may change a bit from one get-rich-quick scheme to another, but the sentiment expressed stays the same. Yet the truth is, the more a person earns, the...

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FAITH WALK SOMEONE TO LEAN ON

1 Samuel22-24, Luke 12:1-31 • Key Verse: 1 Samuel 23:16 A popular song says, “Lean on me when you’re not strong, and I’ll be your friend, I’ll help you carry on. For it won’t be long till we’re going to need somebody to lean on.” At times we all realize...

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FAITH WALK VENEER OR REAL?

1 Samuel 19-21, Luke 11:29 – 54 • Key Verses: Luke 11:34-35 It used to be said, “There’s nothing like the real thing.” We can’t say that anymore because so many things are like the real thing. Put a little veneer over particle board and it can look like real...

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FAITH WALK THE RELIANT HEART

1 Samuel 17-18, Luke 11:1-28 • Key Verse: 1 Samuel 17:45 Upon whom or what do you rely? In a time of financial challenge, do you check your wallet? When health concerns surface, is your physician the source of your confidence? During the downs that come between the ups at...

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