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Code #3 - Experience the Deep (1 Samuel 7:18-29)



Gearl Spicer Gearl Spicer, November 24, 2019
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.

(ESV)

Sermon Notes

Crack the Generosity Code - Discovering the Secret
Experience the Deep
II Samuel 7:18-29
11/24/19

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?

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