Like Genesis 22 our text before us really, really wants us to SEE something. In 13 verses it has 12 references to sight or seeing. Also, like Genesis 22 the LORD himself it seems provides at the last minute. However, what is emphasized here more than in that paramount passage in Genesis is that the God who SEES and sees to our salvation and our protection – is NOT like us! And so, we are presented with a problem of sight and appearance – that only Gods own revelation can be trusted. It is by means of listening, more than looking – that salvation comes to us. So that it may be beyond dispute that salvation is All of God and all of Grace. Which the same thing we see in our text that the selection of David as King is all of God and all of Grace!
Pastor Drew is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He got his Masters of Divinity in 2010 and has been planting Omega OPC in Williamsport PA, since then. Check out some sermons by Pastor Drew Adcock Related Sermons David of Grace (1 Samuel 16:1-13) August 14, 2016 Spirits Working (1 Samuel 16:14-23) August 21, 2016 Testing the Champion (1 Samuel 17:12-30) September 25, 2016 Colossal Fight (1 Samuel 17:41-58) October 16, 2016 Plotting Against the LORD (1 Samuel 18:17-30) October 30, 2016 Peacemaker and Providence (1 Samuel 19:1-10) November 13, 2016 Sovereign Spirit (1 Samuel 19:11-27) November 20, 2016 Fear and Faithfulness (1 Samuel 20:1-23) December 18, 2016 Family or Covenant? (1 Samuel 20:24-42) January 1, 2017 What David Did (1 Samuel 21:1-9) January 15, 2017 Nadir to Apex (1 Samuel 21:10-15) January 22, 2017 What Antichrist Looks Like (1 Samuel 22:6-23)… (read more)