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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FAITH WALK THE LEXICON OF DISOBEDIENCE

1 Samuel 15-16, Luke 10:25-42 • Key Verse: 1 Samuel 15:23 Words fitly spoken are said to be like apples of gold. That familiar line stresses the importance of well-chosen words. Mark Twain said that the difference between the right word and the almostright word is the difference between lightning...

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FAITH WALK RESULTS OR RELATIONSHIP?

1 Samuel 13-14, Luke 10:1-24 • Key Verse: Luke 10:20 I heard it said, that we live in a society of calibration, always seeing how we measure up. No wonder we like numbers and statistics. Checking the numbers, whether they are the value of our home, income level or. attendance...

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FAITH WALK A TOO-COMMON SIN

1 Samuel 10-12, Luke 9:37-62 Key Verse: 1 Samuel 12:23 Last words typically catch our attention. When we are hearing someone give a farewell, whether it is at retirement or when death is imminent, we listen more intently—and if we ate the one speaking, our words are more carefully chosen....

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FAITH WALK REJECTED

1 Samuel 7 – 9, Luke 9:18-36 • Key Verse: 1 Samuel8:7 Rejection always causes us to ask “why?” Sometimes you are the one doing the rejecting and have to answer the question. What happens when you return something you’ve purchased to a store? Typically, a clerk will ask why...

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