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The Story Finding Your Story in God’s Story “Stand Tall Fall Hard”. Series 1 - God Forms His People. Review Chapter 9 “Faith of a Foreign Woman”. I. Samuel – the Blessing of Dedication . 1 Samuel 1:1-11 . Elkanah - Why so downhearted – you have me. Hannah’s vow of dedication. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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The StoryFinding Your Story in Gods Story

Stand Tall Fall Hard

Series 1 - God Forms His PeopleReview Chapter 9Faith of a Foreign Woman

I. Samuel the Blessing of Dedication

1 Samuel 1:1-11 5

Elkanah - Why so downhearted you have meHannahs vow of dedication

1 Samuel 1:27-28He will belong to the Lord his whole life1 Samuel 2:11The boy served the LORD by assisting Eli the priest

1 Samuel 3:1In those days messages from the LORD were very rare, and visions were quite uncommonSamuel learns to hear the voice of the Lord

1 Samuel 3:19-4:1Samuels words proved to be reliableSamuel was confirmed as a prophet of God1 Samuel 7:15-16

II. Be Careful What You Wish For 1 Samuel 8Israel wants a kingGod said - Its me they have rejectedThey dont want me to be their kingWarn the people what a king will doGive them a king

Saul on a Wild Donkey Chase

1 Samuel 9:15 10:1Anoint Saul leader of IsraelHe will rescue the Israelites

1 Samuel 10:6-9The Spirit of God will come upon youChanged into a different person

I will join you to make sacrificeGod gave Saul a new heart

III. To Obey is Better Than Sacrifice

1 Samuel 13:1-14Your kingdom will endThe Lord has sought out a man after his own heart

1 Samuel 15:1-23Destroy the Amelakites completely God settling accounts

Destroyed only what was worthlessKept the good stuff for sacrificeGod rejects Saul

1 Samuel 16:1-3

I have selected one of the sons of Jesse to be kingThe Blessing of DedicationOur childrenOur occupationOur possessionsBe careful what you ask forThy will be doneNevertheless thy will be doneSacrifice is good but never trumps obedience