Daniel Saunders

Still Waiting for the True King
David’s Doubting Deception (1 Samuel 27) Saul’s Defiant Disobedience (1 Samuel 28) The King is Dead… (1 Samuel 31) …Long Live the King (Matthew 28:16-20)

The Suffering King
In the cave (1 Samuel 21-23) Entrusting to God (1 Samuel 24, 26) Jesus, God’s suffering King (Luke 24:26; 4:5-8) God’s suffering people (1 Peter 2:21-24)

Loving the King
(Note: The name of one of our gospel partners, who works in a secure location, was mentioned towards the end of this recording. For the sake of privacy and security their name has been removed from this recording.) Sermon Outline Two reactions to God’s chosen king Jonathan’s covenant-love for David Saul’s hatred of David Do you love God’s king, Jesus?

Seeing the King
Seeing God’s way (vv1-13) Seeing the true king (vv14-23) Seeing beyond appearances (2 Corinthians 5:16-21)

Mary Listens
God’s salvation is here How will you respond?

Mary Sings
Mary’s humble joy (vv46-58) because God is turning the world right-side-up (vv49-53) just as he promised (vv54-55) During the sermon Hannah’s Song (1 Samuel 2) is mentioned. You can listen to the sermon on 1 Samuel from earlier in 2018 here)

The King’s Demise
The King’s Victory? (13:1-5) The King’s Folly (1 Samuel 13, 15) Saul’s Sin and Us Mark 7:13 We need a wise, obedient king John 9:38; Mark 9:7; Philippians 2:9-11

Faithfulness in a Time of Change
History Repeats (12:1-12) A gracious ultimatum (12:13-25) Passing the Gospel Baton 2 Timothy 2:2

The King We Asked For
The story so far Looking for a leader (1 Samuel 9) … chosen by God (1 Samuel 10) … to bring victory (1 Samuel 11) Saul and Us What does this say about God? What does this say about how God works in Jesus? What does this say about us?

Holy Rest
Holy times (Leviticus 23) for holy rest in God’s presence (Leviticus 24:1-9) Resting in God’s Presence Colossians 2:16-17; Matthew 11:28-30; Psalm 127:2