First Samuel 26-28

Sermon Outline:

  1. David clings to the Lord's Messiah Exalting Plan

  2. Clinging to God in the midst of idols

  3. Clinging to idols in the midst of God

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. Why did David not kill Saul when he had the chance?
  2. What about David's time in Philistia shows David's weak faith?
  3. What does David's loyalty in the middle of weak faith demonstrate about God?
  4. What was the difference between David's throne and Saul's?
  5. What was the difference between the Holy Spirit's work in David and in Saul?
  6. Why did Saul turn to a medium?
  7. Why should we be terrified when the church turns to pagan practices to worship and know Jesus?
  8. Why should Christians cling to Christ even when it is painful?
  9. Why can Christians not fully or finally fall away from trusting in God's Messiah-exalting plan?