The StoryFinding Your Story in Gods Story
Shepherd to King
Series 1 - God Forms His PeopleReview Chapter 10
Stand Tall, Fall Hard
I. Anointed to be King
1 Samuel 16:1
1 Samuel 16:7People judge by outward appearanceGod judges by the heart
1 Samuel 16:11-13This is the one anoint himThe Spirit of the Lord came powerfully upon David
David serves in Sauls court
Goliath and the Philistines 1 Samuel 17Goliath taunting the army of Israel
Jealousy of Saul 1 Samuel 18-23David spares Sauls life 1 Samuel 24-25At the Cavatory 24:9-10
I will never harm the king the Lords anointed one
At the Campout 26:8-9Who can remain innocent after attacking the Lords anointed one?
Saul and sons killed by the Philistines
II. The Shepherd King 2 Samuel 5:1-5You will be the shepherd of my peopleYou will be Israels leader
Davids desire to build a temple 2 Samuel 7III. Shepherd/King Jesus In David we have a picture of the Higher StoryStriking the head of the giant Genesis 3:15 the offspring of the woman will strike your head
Goliath not unlike the devil1 Peter 5:8 prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour
1 Samuel 17:34-36 when a lion comes to steal a lamb from the flock, I club it to death. I will do the same to Goliath
John 10:11 (NLT) 11 I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep.
1 Peter 2:25 (NLT) 25 Once you were like sheep who wandered away. But now you have turned to your Shepherd, the Guardian of your souls.
Disarming Victory Colossians 2:13-15
Jesus canceled the record of charges against usNailing it to the cross
Disarmed spiritual authoritiesShamed them publicly by his victory on the cross
Ephesians 2:4-6 (NLT) 4 But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, 5 that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by Gods grace that you have been saved!) 6 For he raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus.
The Shepherd who gave his life for the sheep became the King of kings
Hebrews 13:20-21 (NLT) 20 Now may the God of peace who brought up from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great Shepherd of the sheep, and ratified an eternal covenant with his blood 21 may he equip you with all you need for doing his will. May he produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ, every good thing that is pleasing to him. All glory to him forever and ever! Amen.