Code #3 - Experience the Deep (1 Samuel 7:18-29)
Part of the Crack the Generosity Code - Discovering the Secret series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
1 Samuel 7:17 (Listen)
17 Then he would return to Ramah, for his home was there, and there also he judged Israel. And he built there an altar to the LORD.
Crack the Generosity Code - Discovering the Secret
Experience the Deep
II Samuel 7:18-29
How often do you find yourself deeply grateful?
Generosity—Motivating force of grace that compels us to bless others!
*….”Why have you not built Me a house of cedar.?” 7:7c
*Then David the kind went in and sat before the Lord, and he said, “Who
Am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that You have brought me this far? 7:18
*Now therefore, may it please you to bless the house of your servant, that it may
Continue forever before You. For You, O Lord God, have spoken; and with Your blessing
May the house of your servant be blessed forever. 7:29
Principle—Discernment can lead to direction when gratitude rules your heart!
Humility opened to door to Honor!
I. Acknowledge your here and now—-vv.18-21
A. Who am I?
B. Miracle of grace
C. For the sake of your word
II. Reflect back on His faithfulness—vv.22-24
A. None like you
B. Redeemed in your name
C. His sovereign choice
III. Anticipate the future—-vv.25-29
A. Confirm your Word
B. Courage to pray
C. Seek a blessing
Will you dive deep?