Pastor-teacher Don Hargrove

Faith Bible Church

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Unique Essence of Christianity:†† Salvation (Jn 3:18); Sanctification (1 Cor 3:16; Gal 5:16-17;Eph 4:30; 1 Thess 5:19); Maturation ( Acts 20:32; Eph 3:20;Philip 4:11-13).

 

LIFE OF DAVID Ė Part 4

David, the man KATA Godís own heart, part 3

 

A.†† Davidís life can be divided into two major periods.††

††††††††††† 1.†† Birth to Thirty: advancement into supergrace Ė a life far beyond what he could ask or imagine.††

††††††††††† 2.†† Thirty to Seventy.††

††††††††††††††††††††††† a. ††Supergrace King David became greater and greater because the Lord was with him (2 Sam 5:10; Psa 30:11).

††††††††††††††††††††††† b.†† Reversionistic King David Ė life of misery and trouble, 2 Samuel 12:9; 2 Samuel 5:10-13.

††††††††††††††††††††††† c.††† King Davidís recovery, Psa 32; 51.

††††††††††††††††††††††† d.††† King Davidís return to the POG and good spiritual health - notwithstanding continued trouble and intermittent failures.

 

B.††† David, a man κατὰ Godís own heart, Acts 13:22.††

††††††††††† 1.David being a man according to Godís own heart refers to both the content of Davidís heart as well as his desire to do Godís will, Acts 13:22.††

††††††††††† 2.Understanding what ďheartĒ means in the Bible, cf. Gen 6:5; 17:17; ††Dt 29:4; ††Psalm 36:1; 53:1; 119:7, 36; Isa 44:18; Luke 2:19; Prov 5:12; Ecc 1:13.

††††††††††† 3.†† Davidís heart for BD, Psalms 1; 19; 138:2.

††††††††††† 4.†† Davidís heart for fellowship with God, Acts 2:25; Psa 16:8; Psa 89:15.

††††††††††† 5.†† Davidís heart for sanctification, Psa 23:1; 27:4, 8-9.

††††††††††† 6.†† Davidís heart of patience regarding the POG, cf. Psalm 27:14; 37; 130:5; Hosea 12:6; Micah 7:7; Psa 37:7; Prov 20:22; Psa 106:13-15; 1 Pt 5:5-6; Heb 6:12-15; Eph 4:1; 2 Tim 4:2; 1 Thess 5:14-18; Col 1:9-11; Isa 30:18; 64:4;

††††††††† 7.†† Davidís heart of humility,Psa 78:70; 89:19-21; Num 12:3.

††††††††††† 8.†† Davidís heart of integrity, Psa 78:72.

††††††††††† 9.†† Davidís heart had the capacity for solitude.

††††††††††† 10.Davidís heart had capacity for obscurity, 1 Sam 17:28-29.

††††††††††† 11.Davidís heart had capacity for monotony.

††††††††††† 12.†† Davidís heart of courage, 1 Sam 17:33-37.

††††††††††† 13.†† Davidís faithful heart, 2 Tim 2:2; 4:15-16.

††††††††††† 14.Davidís heart had capacity for promotion.

††††††††††† 15. Davidís heart had capacity for humble service, 1 Sam 17:17-19; Mk 10:32ff.††

††††††††††† 16.†† Davidís heart was full of faith, Psa 37:3-5;1 Sam 17:47.

††††††††††† 17.Davidís heart was oriented to authority.†††††

††††††††††† 18.Davidís heart was one of contentment, cf Philip 4:12.

††††††††††† 19.†† Davidís heart was OWC, Psa 27:4; Psa 84:10; Acts 2:25.