Sermon Outline, March 3, 2019, “The Faith of David”
The Faith of David
I Samuel 17:41-51
~ I John 5:4-5 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. 5 Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
Victorious Faith is Obedient.
Obedient Faith is Immediate.
~ Exodus 20:12 Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
Obedient Faith is Complete.
~ I John 2:4-5 The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him; 5 but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him:
Victorious Faith is Confident.
Confident Faith is in the Person of God.
~ Ephesians 3:20 Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
Confident Faith is Persistent.
~ Galatians 6:9 Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.
Confident Faith is Positive.
~ Genesis 18:14 Is anything too difficult for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”
~ Numbers 11:23 The Lord said to Moses, “Is the Lord’s power limited? Now you shall see whether My word will come true for you or not.”
~ Jeremiah 32:17 ‘Ah Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You,
~ Luke 1:37 For nothing will be impossible with God.
~ Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
Victorious Faith is Courageous.
Courageous Faith is Proactive.
~ Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.
Courageous Faith is Bold.
~ Matthew 17:20 And He said to them, “Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.
Courageous Faith is Contagious.
~ Hebrews 12:1-2 Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.