The truth about temptation is that it's not a sin to be tempted, only to give in. Don't blame God, others or the bait. When tempted run, don't try to resist. And when you do fall prey to temptation, remember that failure isn't final. Preached at North Coast Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: James 1:13-15, Matthew 4:1-11, Genesis 3:4-5, 1 Samuel 15:19-25, 1 John 1:9
Saul did not completely obey God, and in his pride and impatience lost his kingdom. Israel demanded a king so that they could be like all the other nations that surrounded them. God's plan was to set His people apart, obedient to His law as a theocracy.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: 1 Samuel 8, 1 Samuel 13 - 15, Deuteronomy 28, Joshua 1:6-9, Romans 12:1-2