1 Samuel 16:1-13
God’s Anointed

1 Samuel 16:1-13

  1. God’s anointed pursues and reflects the heart of God and yields power for the advantage of others.
  2. God’s anointed is not chosen for a divine assignment based on outward appearance.
  3. God’s anointed is not exempt from a life of challenges and suffering.

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1 Samuel 2:6-10, 1 Samuel 13:13-14, 1 Samuel 15, 2 Corinthians 1:22

  1. What is the Spirit prompting you to do because of hearing this message?
  2. How does the life of David point to the life of Jesus?
  3. How are you pursuing the heart of God in this new year?
  4. How do you deal with the temptation to accrue power and wealth for your own benefit?
  5. In what ways can you yield power for the advantage of others?
  6. How do you typically respond to challenges and suffering in this life? How might it be a way for you to point to Jesus?
  7. Who do you need to share this message with this week?